YouTube Goes Up Against Cable Companies With $35 Live TV Streaming Service

YouTube Goes Up Against Cable Companies With $35 Live TV Streaming Service

Back in October, Google began shaping up its YouTube-based pay-TV service with the hope of launching the option early this year. Now, just as February comes to an end, the company has officially launched YouTube TV. [More]

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Airbnb Launches “Trips,” Offering Customers Things To Do, See On Their Travels

Airbnb’s plan to apparently become a full-time travel agency by offering customers add-on travel options like tours, bike rentals, and more moved another step closer to reality this week as the company officially launched Trips, a service that combines accommodations with things to do. [More]

SoundCloud Launches Streaming Subscription Service

SoundCloud Launches Streaming Subscription Service

Between Apple Music, Spotify, Google Play Music, and others, music lovers have plenty of options when it comes to hearing their favorite tunes for a price. And yet, another player jumped into this already crowded pool today, as SoundCloud officially unveiled its SoundCloud Go subscription service.


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Facebook Launching Digital Personal Assistant That Uses Real People To Complete Tasks For You

Because Facebook’s Messenger doesn’t already have enough going on – sending mobile payments, video chats, go-between for businesses and customers – the company today launched a very limited test of its new personal digital assistant that lives inside the app, confirming rumors it was working on a Siri- and Cortana-like feature. [More]

Vista: No News Is Still News

Twelve years ago, Microsoft introduced a new operating system, Windows 95, in a frenzied global marketing blitz that was unlike anything the industry had ever seen.

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