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Lauren Goode / The Verge:
Amazon Echo Look review: useful for taking hands-free photos and it works well with Alexa, but its outfit analysis needs more work and its speaker is subpar   —  Clothes are personal  —  Over the past couple of years, Amazon's connected devices have slowly made their way into the home with increasing levels of boldness and oddity.
Jul 6, 2017, 3:50 PMIn context
Andrew J. Hawkins / The Verge:
Uber rolls out rider tipping and its “pay for wait” program, penalizing riders who make drivers wait 2+ minutes, to over 100 US and Canadian cities today   —  A change is gonna come  —  Starting today, Uber's new in-app tipping option is being rolled out in 100 cities in the US and Canada …
Jul 6, 2017, 1:10 PMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Source: Facebook is making a clone of live group video chat app Houseparty that's called Bonfire and is slated to debut this fall   —  Gather 'round the Bonfire  —  Facebook is building a standalone app that incorporates ideas from Houseparty, the group video chat app that rose from the ashes of Meerkat, The Verge has learned.
Jul 5, 2017, 2:20 PMIn context
Tom Warren / The Verge:
Microsoft's Joe Belfiore says Windows 10 Timeline feature will be delayed until after Fall Creators Update   —  Microsoft revealed its new Timeline feature of Windows 10 earlier this year, noting it would arrive in the upcoming Fall Creators Update.  Timeline is designed to allow Windows 10 users …
Jul 3, 2017, 1:45 PMIn context
Dani Deahl / The Verge:
Researchers training machine learning on 1.6M tweets from the 2011 London riots identify threats up to an hour faster than the police   —  By up to an hour  —  A new study by Cardiff University has determined that Twitter can be used to identify dangerous situations up to an hour faster than police reports.
Jun 29, 2017, 7:30 AMIn context
Tom Warren / The Verge:
iOS 11 on iPad Pro falls short of being a laptop replacement due to lack of precise pointer input, but side-by-side view and multitasking are getting better   —  Apple introduced some major changes to the iPad with its iOS 11 beta earlier this week.  While you can use the iPad just as you've always …
Jun 28, 2017, 3:50 PMIn context
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Google Photos begins rolling out new suggested sharing features, including dedicated in-app sharing tab and optional automatic sharing   —  Google is now starting to roll out the major new sharing features announced for Google Photos last month.  —  The update adds a dedicated “sharing” …
Jun 28, 2017, 1:00 PMIn context
Russell Brandom / The Verge:
Ransomware attack leveraged Windows' remote admin access tools like Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) and PsExec to infect other PCs on network   —  Beyond exploits and vulnerabilities  —  When the Wannacry ransomware tore through the UK and Europe in May, there was a certain logic to the heightened scale of damage.
Jun 27, 2017, 8:10 PMIn context
Russell Brandom / The Verge:
Ransomware attack spreads to orgs in Britain, US, and Europe, including ad firm WPP, Chernobyl power plant, shipping giant Maersk, US hospital, Merck, more   —  A major ransomware attack has brought businesses to a close throughout Europe, in an infection reminiscent of last month's WannaCry attack.
Jun 27, 2017, 11:45 AMIn context
Dieter Bohn / The Verge:
iOS 11 preview, as its public beta goes live today: complexity added to features without sacrificing simplicity of iOS, but multitasking is still limited   —  As simple as possible, but no simpler  —  iOS 11 is the most ambitious software update from Apple in a very, very long time.
Jun 26, 2017, 4:36 PMIn context

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