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Vimeo Drops Plan For Subscription Service

Vimeo has decided against coming out with its own video streaming subscription service. The site announced in November 2016 that it would be offering a Netflix and Hulu-like subscription. Now, more than 6 months later, it's decided not to pursue that course of action.

Venmo Reportedly Creating Physical Debit Card

PayPal-owned Venmo, a service that lets people digitally transfer money, is reportedly going to come out with its own debit card. Recode says the company is testing a physical card that'll make it easier for users to access the funds in their online Venmo account.

Discover Support Added To Samsung Pay

Discover cards can now work with Samsung Pay, just two years after Samsung initially said support would be added to its mobile payment system. Discover has confirmed its users can now add their cards to the app for transactions. Its arrival has been significantly delayed.

YouTube TV Reaches 10 New Markets

Google launched its new streaming service called YouTube TV back in April, but at first, it was limited to 4 major markets. To further improve the service, the company has now announced its biggest expansion of YouTube TV, which is now coming to 10 new markets.

YouTube Announces VR180 Video Format

Not everyone wants to watch the 360-degree videos as the technology has yet to mature. Because of that, YouTube is working on a new virtual reality format for creating content in 180-degrees called 'VR180.' YouTube also said that the format would allow creators to make VR

Facebook Tech Will Combat Profile Picture Theft

Facebook is trying out new tools that can protect against the theft of profile pictures, which are often used by spam accounts in their campaigns. Beginning today, a pilot version of the tools is available in India. Facebook is planing on a wide rollout after the initial testing.