The prognosis on SoundCloud, the popular but financially strapped streaming service, has been grim for all of 2017, with 40 percent of its staff laid off last week and statements from its founders that it may not have enough money to see it through the year.
SoundCloud is cutting over 40 percent of its staff, the company announced on its blog. The streaming service will let go 173 of its 420 employees in order to “ensure our path to long-term, independent success,” SoundCloud CEO Alex Ljung wrote.
Instagram’s rapid fire updates to its Stories feature continues today with the added ability to respond to individual stories with photos, videos, and Boomerangs.
SpaceX on Wednesday deployed a broadband communications satellite for IntelSat, after twice ditching launch plans in the final seconds before liftoff earlier this week.
Volvo just announced plans to phase out gas-only car production by 2019, at which time all new Volvos will either be fully electric or electric hybrids.
There has been one arrest following April’s disastrous Fyre Festival event, as the Southern District of New York US Attorney’s office announced the arrest of Fyre Media founder William McFarland.
Instagram is introducing an enhanced comment filter today meant to wipe out nasty remarks using AI.
Facebook has announced that it now has over 2 billion monthly active users.
Google has been hit with a record-breaking €2.42 billion ($2.7 billion) fine by the European Union for breaking antitrust law.
Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter, and YouTube have launched a partnership aimed at combating terrorists online.
Google will stop its long-standing practice of scanning the contents of individual Gmail users for advertising purposes
Facebook is introducing new protections for profile pictures for users in India, in a bid to stop people from copying, sharing, or otherwise misusing their images.
Amazon and Nike have partnered to help the apparel maker sell its shoes on the e-commerce giant’s website as a way to curb counterfeiting
Sega is bringing some of its best retro games to your smartphone.
Singer Katy Perry, who just released her electronica-inflected album “Witness,” has become the first Twitter user to reach 100 million followers.
Google is turning Drive into a much more robust backup tool. Soon, instead of files having to live inside of the Drive folder, Google will be able to monitor and backup files inside of any folder you point it to.
Instagram is releasing its Archive feature to all users today, after testing it with a smaller group of people last month.
It’s a little hard to believe, but Pokémon Go has been out for almost a full year. To celebrate, Niantic Labs announced that it’s planning a number of in-game and in-person events.
Facebook is overhauling how its photo albums work to let users drop in virtually any post from the social network to save for posterity.