Google is rolling out the ability to access Chat messages right from Gmail to more iOS and Android users, after introducing it as a feature for Google Workspace users last July (via 9to5Google). It’s still a test feature, so getting access to it can take a bit of work, and it may not be available ..
Sometimes I reflect on my life and wonder where I went wrong, such that I am sitting on a wooden pew in federal court, watching a Google search for Candy Crush Saga on the display monitor. This is a huge trial with major stakes for tech companies. It is also a crashing bore. On the ..
Netflix announced that it’s partnering with Tsuburaya Productions to create a new CG Ultraman movie, in the hopes of bringing the popular Japanese character to an even larger global audience. Ultraman’s never been a household name outside of Japan despite leaving a huge impression on popular culture — the original Ultraman series popularized the “giant ..
Cryptocurrency exchange Binance is being investigated by the Internal Revenue Service and the Department of Justice, Bloomberg reports, with officials who handle money laundering and tax offenses in particular taking a interest in Binance’s business. Founded in 2017, Binance is the largest cryptocurrency exchange in the world. It’s incorporated in the Cayman Islands and has ..
In 2021, buying the best phone means looking for something that should last you a few years. Smartphones’ upgrade cycles are slowing down for a reason: even at lower prices, it’s getting harder and harder to buy a lemon. In other words, you don’t have to spend a huge amount to get something great, as ..
TikTok is being sued by a voice actor who claims to be behind its viral text-to-speech feature, but says she never authorized TikTok — or just about anyone, really — to use her voice this way. The lawsuit, filed last week, says Bev Standing’s voice has been used to repeat “foul and offensive language” and ..
ESPN+, Disney’s smallest streaming service, will get a big live sports boost in the coming months. Recommended articles https://www.adweek.com/convergent-tv/disney-extends-major-league-baseball-tv-rights-to-espn-as-streaming-momen..
The CW is taking over Saturdays. The broadcast network will expand its schedule to all seven days in October, programming the entire week’s primetime lineup for the first time ever. Recommended articles https://www.adweek.com/convergent-tv/the-cw-will-expand-its-schedule-to-saturday-nights-i..
Since late 2020, several ad-tech companies have attempted to float on the public markets. That includes Viant, which issued its first quarterly results today after listing on the Nasdaq in February. Recommended articles https://www.adweek.com/programmatic/viants-q1-revenues-top-4..
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