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Ashley Carman / The Verge:
FBI arrests person who allegedly tweeted seizure-inducing strobe at Newsweek's Kurt Eichenwald   —  An arrest has been made three months after someone tweeted a seizure-inducing strobe at writer and Vanity Fair contributing editor Kurt Eichenwald.  The Dallas FBI confirmed the arrest to The Verge today …
Mar 17, 2017, 12:55 PMIn context
Ashley Carman / The Verge:
Porsche Design's Book One has specs similar to a Surface Book, but its hinge can bend all the way over and detach; device will launch in US in April for $2,495   —  Porsche Design has announced its new 2-in-1, called the Book One, today at Mobile World Congress and it sure reminds us of a Surface Book.
Feb 28, 2017, 12:15 AMIn context
Ashley Carman / The Verge:
ZTE shuts down its Hawkeye phone Kickstarter campaign after reaching only $36K of its $500K goal   —  After a month and a half of letting its Hawkeye phone flounder on Kickstarter, ZTE is finally ending the campaign.  It received $36,245 out of its $500,000 funding goal.
Feb 20, 2017, 12:00 PMIn context
Ashley Carman / The Verge:
Dropbox Pro and Business users can now save entire folders for offline viewing   —  While Dropbox has let users save individual files for offline viewing for years, the company is now building in the ability to save entire folders.  The company announced today that Dropbox Pro and Business users …
Dec 6, 2016, 11:55 PMIn context
Ashley Carman / The Verge:
Just as Snapchat does, Instagram will now inform users when a screenshot of their private Instagram Direct message is taken   —  People are deeply worried that Instagram is tattling on them whenever they take a screenshot.  See this inflammatory tweet as an example:
Nov 29, 2016, 9:55 AMIn context
Ashley Carman / The Verge:
Snapchat's new update animates our boring reality   —  Snapchat updated its iOS app today to include a new type of filter called “World Lenses,” as well as support for the company's yet-to-be-released AR video camera glasses, Spectacles.  This update is exciting because it essentially lets you have a fever dream wherever you are.
Nov 8, 2016, 12:15 PMIn context
Ashley Carman / The Verge:
Oculus Touch controller bundle for Oculus Rift will be available on December 6 for $199; pre-orders open on October 10   —  The Oculus Touch will be available for the Rift on December 6th for $199, the company announced today.  Oculus's Input API works with three different devices …
Oct 6, 2016, 2:03 PMIn context
Ashley Carman / The Verge:
Burner, the disposable phone number service, launches Ghostbot, a bot that autoresponds to unwanted texts to discourage conversations   —  Dating is a bleak, bleak endeavor.  Between seemingly endless swipes, missed IRL connections, and no one being emotionally available, it's dark out there …
Jun 21, 2016, 7:55 PMIn context
Ashley Carman / The Verge:
Snapchat introduces custom on-demand geofilters for US, UK, and Canada, with geofences ranging from 20K-5M square feet, prices start at $5   —  Snapchat will let you buy temporary, on-demand geofilters for your next party  —  Snapchat users feeling limited by the app's geofilter overlays …
Feb 22, 2016, 8:50 PMIn context
Ashley Carman / The Verge:
How CityBridge is approaching security for the new LinkNYC WiFi hubs   —  How secure are New York City's new Wi-Fi hubs?  —  The first of New York City's public Wi-Fi hubs went live yesterday, offering free gigabit-fed Wi-Fi to anyone within 150 feet of the stations on Third Avenue.
Jan 24, 2016, 6:15 PMIn context

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