YouTube Gaming announced by Google

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YouTube on Friday said it is creating an online arena devoted to video game play, jumping onto a hot “e-sports” trend and challenging Amazon-owned Twitch. YouTube Gaming will debut in Britain and the United States in the coming months, according to product manager Alan Joyce. “YouTube Gaming is built to …

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Facebook Messenger Tops a Billion Downloads on Google Play

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Facebook crowed Tuesday that an Android version of its Messenger app has been downloaded more than a billion times from the Google Play store. “Happy to make it to the very exclusive Android 1 billion+ downloads club,” the head of the Messenger team David Marcus said in an online post. …

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Google Maps Now Lets You Send Directions to iPhone From Desktop

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Google back in April rolled out a feature to Android users that allowed them to send directions of any location to their smartphone, right from the desktop. The company has now introduced the feature to its iOS app. The updated Google Maps for iOS version 4.7.0 is now available to …

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Most Downloaded IOS apps of 2014

Following its Best of 2014 iTunes Awards list earlier this month, which saw apps like Elevate – Brain Training and games like Threes! take the top honours in the US, Apple has released its Best of 2014 lists for the most popular apps of the year, in terms of downloads. Top …

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