You can now use the Internet Archive to experience classic games and apps for the Mac. The site is hosting a large collection of software from the 1980s and 1990s, including games like Lode Runner, Lemmings, Dark Castle, and Adventure. All of the software is free.
India will receive Uber's food delivery service this quarter, according to The Economic Times. UberEats will first arrive in one Indian city and then it will expand to another five by the end of this year. The app is already live in 80 cities around the world.
Restaurant deliveries are no longer going to be accepted by UberRush, a fast delivery service that was introduced by Uber a couple years ago. The company is trying to direct people to UberEats if they're looking to get food delivered. Uber is reducing Rush's scope.
A new Google project known as Hire is being created to help businesses recruit employees. Hire is meant to take over at least part of the task of managing job applications. It hasn't fully launched, but the info that's available suggests it could compete against LinkedIn.
Uber operated a secret program for two years to track the location of Lyft drivers, reports The Information. Similar to its God View program, which tracked all Uber drivers and passengers, the company's "Hell" software stayed on top of Lyft's activity.
Microsoft is planning to offer refunds on digital game purchases for the PC and Xbox One. That intention was revealed by an image for an upcoming update that was posted to Reddit. Insider Program members were notified about the upcoming refund program.
Google will introduce an updated Google Earth next week. During an event that's scheduled for Apple 18 (four days before Earth Day), the company says it'll unveil "the new Google Earth." Exactly what will change about the app isn't known. Invites have been sent out.
The Chrome VR platform now works with Google's inexpensive Cardboard viewer. Support for WebVR was brought to Chrome in February and now Chrome's iteration of the capability works with the headset. WebVR lets people view virtual reality experiences without a special app.
1.2 billion people are using Facebook Messenger every month, up from the 1 billion Facebook reported in July 2016. Considering 200 million users in total would be a significant user base for most apps, that kind of growth over an 8-month period indicates Messenger is doing well.
Google has released a Paint-like tool called "AutoDraw" that uses machine learning to take a user's basic scribbles and match them with pre-drawn art. AutoDraw is free and it can be used on any phone, tablet, or computer. AutoDraw uses the same technology as QuickDraw.
Google has added a feature to image search that lets people browse for purchasable items that seem to be similar to whatever is in a picture. With the "Similar Items" system on the web and on Google's Android app, you can find products along with links to buy them.
Some Twitter users have noticed that tweets opposing United Airlines' controversial removal of a passenger have occasionally disappeared from feeds without explanation. In certain cases, the tweets didn't even directly mention the passenger removal incident.
The release of the Windows 10 Creators Update is underway, but it could be a while before all users receive it. Microsoft has been beta testing the operating system for months. Included with the Creators Update are a 3D version of Paint and improved sound.
Support for group payments has been added to Facebook Messenger, expanding upon the messaging app's person-to-person payments. When you're in a group chat, you can either send money to everyone or pick individual members to pay. Payments were added to Messenger in 2015.
Later this month Amazon and NASA will stream live from space in 4K for the first time. They've scheduled a live broadcast for April 26 at 10:30 a.m. PT. The stream is part of the annual NAB broadcaster convention. The stream will be available for viewing later.
A new survey from Pew Research has found the majority of Americans support letting cities build their own broadband networks, something regular ISPs strongly oppose. Based on results from 4,000 people, Pew says 70% of Americans are in favor of letting cities build networks.
Sling TV's Cloud DVR feature has expanded to more devices. The feature, which gives subscribers up to 50 GB of storage for holding on to content, is now reaching Android and Roku devices. Cloud DVR was initially limited to working on Amazon Fire devices.
Comcast might be working on a television streaming service that'll be built around content from NBCUniversal channels. Bloomberg reports the service could appear in 12 to 18 months once regulations stemming from Comcast's acquisition of NBCUniversal go away.
Netflix remains the most popular streaming service in the US, according to a report from comScore. 53% of WiFi-enabled households currently use at least one streaming service and Netflix is present in 75% of those households. YouTube is in second place.
Companies that are interested in using Twitter's Periscope livestreaming platform can utilize a new feature to customize their hearts. The branded images will appear on the side of a stream alongside normal multi-colored hearts. Hearts appear when someone taps "like."