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Amazon rolls out Alexa-powered voice shopping experience in India – TechCrunch

Amazon rolls out Alexa-powered voice shopping experience in India – News

Amazon today rolled out an Alexa-enabled voice-powered shopping feature in India as the e-commerce giant looks for new ways to engage with customers in one of its key overseas markets. The American giant said the feature, currently rolling out to Android users, is available “primarily in English,” though it understands proper nouns and regional words …

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Apple could announce new MacBook models with scissor-switch keyboards soon – TechCrunch

Apple could announce new MacBook models with scissor-switch keyboards soon – News

According to a new report from analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, Apple could unveil new MacBook Pro and MacBook Air models with scissor-switch keyboards. MacRumors first noticed the report; TechCrunch obtained the research note as well. Apple updated the big MacBook Pro in November. The company slightly increased the size of the display from 15” to 16” …

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Tree planting search engine Ecosia is getting a visibility boost in Chrome – TechCrunch

Tree planting search engine Ecosia is getting a visibility boost in Chrome – News

Ecosia, a not-for-profit search engine which uses ad generated revenue to fund planting trees, is set to get a visibility boost in Chrome. A change Google is making to its chromium engine will see it added as a default search engine choice in up to 47 markets for the version 81 release of Google’s web …

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Desperate to exit, a $10B price tag for Magic Leap is crazy – TechCrunch

Desperate to exit, a $10B price tag for Magic Leap is crazy – News

Augmented reality headset maker Magic Leap has struggled with the laws of physics and failed to get to market. Now it’s seeking an acquirer, but talks with Facebook and medical goods giant Johnson & Johnson led nowhere according to a new report from Bloomberg’s Ed Hammond. After raising over $2 billion and being valued between …

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Apple News adds a special coverage section for tracking the coronavirus outbreak – TechCrunch

Apple News adds a special coverage section for tracking the coronavirus outbreak – News

Apple today is rolling out a dedicated section within its Apple News app that will help readers stay updated on the coronavirus outbreak. The special coverage will include informative, fact-based stories from reputable publishers, says Apple, which are curated by Apple News’ team of editors. The launch of the section comes at a time when …

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