Skype adds Snapchat-style features, Plex launches live TV supportToday's major tech stories include Skype's new Snapchat-inspired features, Plex's launch of live TV support and a major security breach at password manager service OneLogin.
This is C-NET, and here are the stories that matter right now. Even Skype is taking a page out of Snapchat's playbook, as most apps have done recently, and adding a feature called Highlights, that aims to encourage users of the video calling service to be more social. Also, new to Skype will be emoji reactions built into the texting part of the app. Mobile users will start to receive the update soon with highlights packed in. Plex, the popular media service that allows access to personal files from anywhere, is launching a live TV feature that will let users connect a compatible antennae tuner for live TV viewing theoretically anywhere. It even includes Plex's DVR functionality. [MUSIC] Access to that will cost $5 a month or $120 for a lifetime pass. [MUSIC] And finally, Password Manager Service, OneLogin has been hacked after the company noticed unauthorized access to it's US beta region. Because of the breach, OneLogin is recommending all of it's customer change it' passwords but how the hack occurred though has yet to be disclosed [MUSIC] You can stay up to date with the latest by downloading the CNET Tech Today app in the Apple or Google Play store.