YouTube announces $4.99/mo Channel Memberships for eligible channels with 100K+ subscribers, Teespring merchandising, and Premieres to debut pre-recorded videos (YouTube Blog)

YouTube Blog: YouTube announces $4.99/mo Channel Memberships for eligible channels with 100K+ subscribers, Teespring merchandising, and Premieres to debut pre-recorded videos  —  I just stepped off the stage at VidCon, a conference created from scratch by Hank and John Green in 2010 that brings together fans … from Techmeme https://ift.tt/2K6W9jX

Sources: YouTube plans to let select content creators sell monthly subscriptions with perks like custom emojis and merchandise, similar to some gaming channels (Lucas Shaw/Bloomberg)

Lucas Shaw / Bloomberg: Sources: YouTube plans to let select content creators sell monthly subscriptions with perks like custom emojis and merchandise, similar to some gaming channels  —  YouTube Inc. is doing more to keep its brightest stars happy.  —  The online video site is adding a feature … from Techmeme https://ift.tt/2K7198b

Sources: stock trading app Robinhood in early talks to offer banking services like savings accounts for its 4M customers (Bloomberg)

Bloomberg: Sources: stock trading app Robinhood in early talks to offer banking services like savings accounts for its 4M customers  —  Robinhood Markets Inc. has more than 4 million U.S. consumers using its free stock-trading platform.  Now, it’s in talks to offer them other banking services like savings accounts … from Techmeme https://ift.tt/2tsGJMh

PayPal to buy Simility, a specialist in AI-based fraud and risk management, for $120M in cash; Simility had raised about $25M and was last valued at $52.75M (Ingrid Lunden/TechCrunch)

Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch: PayPal to buy Simility, a specialist in AI-based fraud and risk management, for $120M in cash; Simility had raised about $25M and was last valued at $52.75M  —  Payment provider PayPal continues apace with its acquisitions streak to bring more modern tools into its platform to serve its 237 million customers.… Read More PayPal to buy Simility, a specialist in AI-based fraud and risk management, for $120M in cash; Simility had raised about $25M and was last valued at $52.75M (Ingrid Lunden/TechCrunch)

PayPal to buy Simility, a specialist in AI-based fraud and risk management, for $120M in cash; Simility had raised about $25M and was last valued at $52.75M (Taylor Hatmaker/TechCrunch)

Taylor Hatmaker / TechCrunch: PayPal to buy Simility, a specialist in AI-based fraud and risk management, for $120M in cash; Simility had raised about $25M and was last valued at $52.75M  —  A massive database of current ICE employees scraped from public LinkedIn profiles has been removed from the tech platforms hosting the data. from… Read More PayPal to buy Simility, a specialist in AI-based fraud and risk management, for $120M in cash; Simility had raised about $25M and was last valued at $52.75M (Taylor Hatmaker/TechCrunch)

Google updates Measure, its app for measuring things that was previously a Project Tango exclusive, to work with any Android phone running ARCore (Abner Li/9to5Google)

Abner Li / 9to5Google: Google updates Measure, its app for measuring things that was previously a Project Tango exclusive, to work with any Android phone running ARCore  —  Before ARCore, Google’s augmented reality efforts were based around Project Tango and devices that required specialized cameras and sensors. from Techmeme https://ift.tt/2M9nLlE

Microsoft launches a mobile version of its Bing Visual Search, a Google Lens-like image recognition tool, on iOS and Android (Kyle Wiggers/VentureBeat)

Kyle Wiggers / VentureBeat: Microsoft launches a mobile version of its Bing Visual Search, a Google Lens-like image recognition tool, on iOS and Android  —  A keyboard isn’t necessarily the fastest way to find cat pictures — or furniture, for that matter.  Today, Microsoft’s Bing launched a mobile version … from Techmeme https://ift.tt/2IbyCZO