How to Use Quick Share on Android (2024)

Whether you want to share photos, links, files, and more with others nearby or even across your devices, there is a way to do it. Apple has AirDrop, so folks can seamlessly send almost anything to other nearby Apple devices with just a few taps. Google’s Android equivalent is a feature called Quick Share, and … Read more

Avast fined $16.5 million for ‘privacy’ software that actually sold users’ browsing data

Avast, the cybersecurity software company, is facing a $16.5 million fine after it was caught storing and selling customer information without their consent. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced the fine on Thursday and said that it’s banning Avast from selling user data for advertising purposes. From at least 2014 to 2020, Avast harvested user … Read more

Ford preps for its next big fight, Waymo recalls its self-driving car software and layoffs come for another AV startup

TechCrunch Mobility is a weekly newsletter dedicated to all things transportation. Sign up here — just click TechCrunch Mobility — to receive the newsletter every weekend in your inbox. Subscribe for free. Welcome back to TechCrunch Mobility — your central hub for news and insights on the future of transportation. This week’s news includes a BMW security … Read more

Galaxy S24 Software Update Should Tackle Display and Camera Concerns

The Galaxy S24 lineup is getting a software update that will bring more display setting options and upgrades to various camera functions, Samsung announced Wednesday. The update comes after various complaints about the Galaxy S24’s display and camera have surfaced online. This story is part of Samsung Event, CNET’s collection of news, tips and advice … Read more

ChatGPT vs. Gemini: Which AI Chatbot Subscription Is Right for You?

The problem with testing AI chatbot subscriptions like Google’s Gemini Advanced and OpenAI’s ChatGPT Plus is their generality. The same tool is used for disparate applications; the same software service that developers in San Francisco are using to build their latest app might also be used by parents in Kansas to plan a Paw Patrol … Read more

Japanese chipmaker Renesas to buy software firm Altium in $5.9 billion deal

A Renesas Electronics Corp. central processing unit (CPU) board and microcontrollers. Kiyoshi Ota | Bloomberg | Getty Images Japanese semiconductor firm Renesas Electronics said Thursday that it would acquire Sydney-listed software company Altium for 9.1 billion Australian dollars ($5.89 billion) in cash, as it seeks to streamline its electronics design process. Renesas said it would … Read more

How to Get Gemini Advanced, Google’s Subscription-Only AI Chatbot

Google just upgraded its AI chatbot. Access to the new Gemini Advanced chatbot is available right now through a monthly subscription to Google One, the company’s cloud backup service. With today’s release, there’s a new tier of Google One service called the AI Premium plan, which costs $20 per month; subscribe and you’ll get the … Read more

Bootstrapped for 8 years, Xensam has now snapped up $40M for AI that manages software assets

Software asset management — an area of enterprise IT designed, in part, to help companies save money — continues to draw a lot of money itself. In the latest development, Xensam — a startup out of Stockholm that provides AI-based tools to help businesses understand and track where and how software is being used — … Read more

Best deal: 98% off Automated Smart Social Proof Software

TL;DR: A Unlimited Plan is on sale for £29.97, saving you 98% on list price. The world of online business is constantly evolving. And whether you have a side hustle or a full-fledged company that relies on having a website presence, you’d likely accept any assistance you can get from any helpful tools when … Read more

The Top New Features in macOS Sonoma: How to Download, Compatible Macs

Also new in Safari is the ability to separate the browser via profiles, meaning you can create one profile for work and another for your personal life. It splits your history, extensions, cookies, Tab Groups, and Favorites, and it’s easy to switch back and forth. You can also now create web apps that allow you … Read more