Published On: Sun, Feb 23rd, 2020

Daily Crunch: Twitter threads are removing easier

Twitter is rolling out a “continue thread” button, ViacomCBS has large skeleton for a streaming use and Morgan Stanley acquires E-Trade. Here’s your Daily Crunch for Feb 20, 2020.

1. Twitter adds a symbol so we can thread your showering thoughts

Twitter is adding a new underline for mobile users to make it easier to couple diluted tweets together. Per 9to5Mac, a underline — that Twitter tweeted about yesterday — is solemnly rolling out to a iOS app. (At a time of essay we speckled it in Europe.)

The underline lets we lift down as you’re component a twitter to emanate a thread, or to see a “continue thread” option.

2. CBS All Access to benefit calm from Nick, MTV, Comedy Central, Paramount Pictures more

Until now, CBS All Access was of primary seductiveness to Star Trek fans, though in today’s differently underwhelming Q4 gain of a newly joined ViacomCBS, a association pronounced a devise is to launch a new “broad pay” streaming use that will embody CBS All Access calm along with other ViacomCBS resources in film and TV.

3. What a $13B E-Trade understanding says about Robinhood’s valuation

News pennyless this morning that Morgan Stanley, a banking behemoth, will buy E-Trade, an online brokerage and financial services firm, for around $13 billion in stock. Meanwhile, Robinhood has about twice a accounts as E-Trade — though E-Trade substantially has some-more resources underneath management. (Extra Crunch membership required.)

4. A organisation of ex-NSA and Amazon engineers are building a ‘GitHub for data’

Data is mostly rarely supportive and out of reach, kept underneath close and pivotal by red fasten and compliance, requiring weeks for approval. So a aforementioned engineers started Gretel, an early-stage startup that aims to assistance developers safely share and combine with supportive information in genuine time.

5. HungryPanda, a food smoothness app for Chinese communities, raises $20 million

Founded in a United Kingdom, where a use initial launched in Nottingham, HungryPanda is now accessible in 31 cities in a U.K., Italy, France, Australia, New Zealand and a U.S.

6. Google gobbling Fitbit is a vital remoteness risk, warns EU information insurance advisor

The European Data Protection Board has intervened to lift concerns about Google’s devise to dip adult a health and activity information of millions of Fitbit users. Google reliable a devise to acquire Fitbit final November, though regulators are in a routine of deliberation either to concede a tech hulk to cackle adult all of Fitbit’s data.

7. Sling TV reports first-ever subscriber decline

This week, a association reported a first-ever decrease in Sling TV subscribers, with a dump of 94,000 business in a fourth quarter. Dish says a streaming use finished a year with 2.59 million sum subscribers.

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