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Google Play Family Library for sharing apps and media is now live

Google has finally launched a feature that allows users to share their purchased apps, games, TV shows, moves, and books with other users. Known as the Google Play Family Library, the feature rivals Apple's two-year-old Family Sharing plan for iTunes…

Facebook is shutting down its Paper news app

Facebook has announced that it is calling time on its standalone news reading app Paper. Introduced in 2014, the iOS-only application was well-received by critics but ultimately failed to attract a large audience.

Instagram passes the half a billion users milestone

When Facebook paid $1 billion for Instagram back in 2012, some people thought that Mark Zuckerberg’s company may have spent too much for the photo- and video-sharing app. But today Instagram passed the half a billion users milestone, proving yet…

Confirmed: Chrome OS is getting Android apps

A session description from Google I/O has confirmed that Chrome OS will be getting Android apps and access to the Google Play Store very shortly. It seems as though this information has been revealed ahead of an official announcement at…