Monday, March 30, 2020

Netflix will reduce streaming bitrates in Europe to ease congestion

Following reports this morning, Netflix confirmed it will reduce the bitrate of videos it streams in Europe for the next 30 days. The company...

Google’s Advanced Protection Program will block third-party Android apps

Google's latest changes to its Advanced Protection Program could create a headache for Android users who were downloading apps outside of the Play Store....

Line messenger now works with Google Assistant on Android

If you use Line's Android messaging app, you can now ask Google Assistant to send and read text messages. It's as simple as saying,...

GitHub nabs JavaScript packaging vendor npm

GitHub, the developer repository owned by Microsoft, made a little deal of its own this morning when it bought JavaScript packaging vendor npm for an undisclosed amount. As GitHub  CEO...

Facebook is hosting a virtual GDC for Oculus VR titles

Facebook is hosting its own digital gaming event at the same time GDC would've been held if it wasn't cancelled due to coronavirus fears....

Apple sets clearer rules for coronavirus-related apps

Apple has been cracking down on coronavirus-related apps for days, but now it's clarifying just what it will accept on the App Store. The...

Facebook will shut down its MSQRD selfie app

MSQRD, the Snapchat-like selfie app Facebook acquired in 2016, will soon be no more. The social network said it plans to shut down the...

California ends opposition to T-Mobile and Sprint merger

New York isn't the only big state dropping its fight against T-Mobile's merger with Sprint. California Attorney General Xavier Becerra has dropped the state's...

iOS 14 might let you scroll through apps in a list...

Apple appears to be working on a new homescreen option for iOS 14 that will allow users to view their apps in a list...

March Madness app streams two games

It's nearly time for the best weekend in sports all year: the start of March Madness. Ahead of the 2020 NCAA basketball tournament, Turner...