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Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
OnePlus asks women to participate in degrading contest to get a smartphone   —  The startup OnePlus recently launched its first smartphone, the One, and to deal with production issues it's been letting people buy them by invitation only, slowly offering them to more people as more are produced.
Aug 12, 2014, 1:35 PMIn context
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
OkCupid admits that it experiments on users, just like Facebook   —  Defending Facebook's experiments, OkCupid admits to some of its own  —  Facebook received a lot of backlash when news came out that it had manipulated users' news feeds in order to experiment on them, and today OkCupid …
Jul 28, 2014, 1:55 PMIn context
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Amazon's first Fire Phone ad is all about Amazon Prime   —  After announcing it a month ago, Amazon is finally about to release its first smartphone, the Fire Phone.  It's now beginning to air its first commercial for the phone too, and it's one of strange choices, to say the least.
Jul 18, 2014, 1:55 AMIn context
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
FCC extends net neutrality comment deadline after ‘overwhelming’ traffic   —  The Federal Communications Commission has been calling on the public to provide comments on its controversial net neutrality proposal, and it said today that it would actually be extending the length of the comment period …
Jul 15, 2014, 2:40 PMIn context
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Samsung Gear Live and LG G Watch available to preorder today for $200 and $229 respectively, both ship July 7   —  Samsung Gear Live and LG G Watch available to order today  —  Samsung is introducing Gear Live, a smartwatch that runs Google's new operating system for wearables, Android Wear.
Jun 25, 2014, 1:25 PMIn context
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Android One will help manufacturers build low-cost phones for developing markets   —  Google wants to see an Android smartphone in every hand across the world, and today it's beginning a beginning a program designed to help manufacturers do just that.  The initiative, called Android One …
Jun 25, 2014, 12:30 PMIn context
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Supreme Court rules Aereo's service illegal, must pay copyright fees if it wants to continue operations   —  Aereo loses to broadcasters in Supreme Court fight for its life  —  The Supreme Court struck a dramatic blow against Aereo today in a ruling that puts the TV streaming service as it currently exists on its deathbed.
Jun 25, 2014, 10:12 AMIn context
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Pichai will preview the next release of Android at I/O; introduce Android TV and Android Wear   —  Google will reportedly show a new version of Android tomorrow  —  Get ready to take a first look at the next version of Android tomorrow.  In an interview with Bloomberg Businessweek …
Jun 24, 2014, 7:40 PMIn context
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Verizon sends Netflix cease and desist over streaming quality warnings   —  Verizon has sent a cease and desist order to Netflix demanding that it stop presenting its subscribers with messages blaming Verizon's network for poor streaming performance, according to CNBC.
Jun 5, 2014, 3:20 PMIn context
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Vimeo gets into original content with short comedy series ‘High Maintenance’   —  Vimeo is the latest video streaming service to get into original content, today announcing that it's ordered six episodes of the short comedy High Maintenance to debut later this year.
May 29, 2014, 2:35 PMIn context

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