Apple News hits 100 million users

Posted by - January 9, 2020

Apple News has racked up more than 100 million active users, the Silicon Valley giant revealed Wednesday as it works to get its news subscription service off the ground. The Apple News user base has grown from more than 85 million around this time in 2019. The news-aggregation app currently serves readers in the US,

Facebook’s new tool lets users transfer pictures to Google Photos

Posted by - December 2, 2019

Facebook is releasing a new tool that will allow its users to transfer photos directly to Google Photos. The tool is being released initially in Ireland, and will be available worldwide in the first half of 2020. “For almost a decade, we’ve enabled people to download their information from Facebook,” explains Steve Satterfield, director of

Facebook to pay users for their private data

Posted by - November 27, 2019

Facebook has launched a brand-new app recently. The app, Viewpoints, essentially pays users for partaking in market research and surveys. Facebook has released a new app that pays users to participate in surveys and market research. “Today, we’re introducing Facebook Viewpoints, a new market research app that rewards people for participating in surveys, tasks and

PayPay reaches 15 million smartphone payment users milestone

Posted by - October 4, 2019

M-payments platform PayPay, a joint venture between SoftBank and Yahoo Japan, has announced it has reached 15 million users of its smartphone payment service. PayPay ended August with 10 million users, 1 million stores, and 100 million transactions. PayPay also reports there are currently 1.5 million merchants that accept PayPay and the transaction number is