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WhatsApp's latest UI shift puts money transfers front-and-center

WhatsApp's latest UI shift puts money transfers front-and-center

Mobile payment apps are super popular these days, but no one really wants to install a separate service to manage their money. WhatsApp has slowly been expanding its own built-in payments feature over the last year or so, and with the release of its latest beta version for Android, it's even easier for users to access.

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Google can't stop printing money in another record-setting quarter

Google can't stop printing money in another record-setting quarter

It's no secret that the tech industry continues to grow at a breakneck pace, especially in a world where many of us spent nearly eighteen months cooped up at home for both work and recreation. Google and its parent company Alphabet have seen wild financial success over the last year, and this quarter is no different. After breaking records in Q1 2021, Google has returned to do it all over again in Q2.

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Google made almost 18 billion dollars in three months

Google made almost 18 billion dollars in three months

It's good to be the Goog, at least if what you want is to make incredible amounts of money. Continuing its trend as the pandemic rolls on, Google and its parent company Alphabet are absolutely coining it. Revenue for the first quarter of 2021 was 55.314 billion US dollars, an increase of an astonishing 34% over last year.

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Yahoo Finance finally picks up 2012's hottest UI feature

Yahoo Finance finally picks up 2012's hottest UI feature

Yahoo Finance is a great tool for keeping track of business news and the ups and downs of the stock market. One feature that has been inexplicably missing from the Android app is two-finger pinching when viewing a graph, despite all of its competitors and even the iOS version offering this. Thankfully, it's finally been addressed in the latest version of the app, which was released last week.

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TD Ameritrade becomes latest finance app to add face unlock

TD Ameritrade becomes latest finance app to add face unlock

Fingerprint sensors were the norm for a long time, but face unlock reentered the scene as the smartphone biometric authentication method a couple years back. Secure apps have been relatively slow to adopt face unlock, but TD Ameritrade has just become the latest finance-related app to support it.

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[Update: Now available] Facebook Dating announced, promptly causes Match.com's stock to plummet

[Update: Now available] Facebook Dating announced, promptly causes Match.com's stock to plummet

Facebook's annual F8 developer event kicked off today, and the company had a number of pretty big announcements. Among them was news of plans to build a dating platform directly into its mobile apps—news investors in Match Group, the owner of a whole lot of online dating services including Tinder and Match.com, didn't take very well. As of this writing, the company's stock is down more than 20 percent.

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Microsoft becomes third US company to reach trillion-dollar market cap

Microsoft becomes third US company to reach trillion-dollar market cap

Microsoft's stock price rose this week, briefly seeing the company join the pantheon of trillion-dollar tech giants. MSFT opened at $121.05 Monday morning and peaked at $125.76 Tuesday, nudging the company's valuation over the $1 trillion mark. The price has since fallen.

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Amazon briefly joins the trillion-dollar company club just a month after Apple

Amazon briefly joins the trillion-dollar company club just a month after Apple

On August 2, Apple became the first US company to reach a total market capitalization of $1 trillion. Now, just a month and change later, Amazon has done the same — however briefly. The online retail behemoth's stock hit a new high of $2,049.50 per share around 11:30 a.m., Eastern time this morning, momentarily nudging its market cap over the trillion-dollar line.

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Xiaomi's Q2 2018 financial results show international revenue up 151.7% year over year

Xiaomi's Q2 2018 financial results show international revenue up 151.7% year over year

Xiaomi has published its financial results for the second quarter of 2018. Turns out, as you'd expect from a company that recently became more valuable than LG, things are going pretty well for the Chinese manufacturer.

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Apple has become America's first trillion-dollar company

Apple has become America's first trillion-dollar company

We're pretty keen on Android news here, but some things outside our immediate purview are significant enough to be worth mentioning. Here's one: today, Apple became the first US company to surpass a total market capitalization of $1 trillion (trillion as in a thousand billions).

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