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VANRATH Tech Roundup - 06 May 2022

  • Publish Date: Posted 13 days ago
  • Author:by VANRATH
Apple, Google and Microsoft team up on passwordless logins

In a rare show of alliance, Apple, Google and Microsoft have joined forces to expand support for passwordless logins across mobile, desktop and browsers.

Google Is Shutting Down YouTube Go In August

YouTube Go, an app providing offline video access, will be shutting down in August. Designed with users with intermittent internet access in mind, YouTube Go received more than 500 million downloads in its six years of life.

Starbucks to launch NFTs this year, offering access to ‘unique experiences and benefits’

The coffee giant this week announced its plans to enter the web3 space with the launch of its own NFT collection later this year, where the individual digital collectables also provide their owners with access to exclusive content experiences and other benefits, it said.

SoundCloud buys AI that claims to predict hit songs

SoundCloud has acquired audio AI company Musiio, which makes tech that can “listen” to new music and purportedly identify the hits.

Stripe flexes its fintech muscle with Financial Connections to pull banking data automatically

It’s taking the wraps off Financial Connections, which will let Stripe’s customers connect directly to their customer’s bank accounts, to access financial data to speed up or run certain kinds of transactions.