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Kerry Flynn / Mashable:
Social network Gab, popular among the far right, says it has raised $1M+ via crowdfunding as Google removes the app from Play Store for hate speech   —  Gab launched almost exactly a year ago with a definite ethos: Free speech at all cost.  —  That's proving to be an attractive proposition …
Aug 17, 2017, 8:45 PMIn context
Karissa Bell / Mashable:
Amazon launches “Instant Pickup” points to fulfill pickup orders in minutes, now live near a few college campuses in the US   —  If you think speaking to your fellow humans is the worst part about going to the local corner store, Amazon might just have a solution.
Aug 15, 2017, 11:20 AMIn context
Kerry Flynn / Mashable:
Snapchat debuts Crowd Surf feature, which stitches together Snaps from select live events by syncing audio, to create multi-perspective viewing experiences   —  Having FOMO about not seeing Lorde at Outside Lands?  Well, Snapchat just released a feature that could help alleviate your melodrama.
Aug 14, 2017, 2:42 PMIn context
Yi Shu Ng / Mashable:
China forces citizens in Xinjiang, a Muslim-majority region, to put spyware on their phones; locals who don't install the Android app could face 10 days in jail   —  China has ramped up surveillance measures in Xinjiang, home to much of its Muslim minority population, according to reports from Radio Free Asia.
Jul 23, 2017, 11:55 PMIn context
Katie Dupere / Mashable:
Free legal chatbot service DoNotPay expands to cover 50 US states and the UK, handles 1,000 legal issues covering consumer and workplace rights   —  Shady businesses, you're on notice.  This robot lawyer is coming after you if you play dirty.  —  Noted legal aid chatbot DoNotPay just announced …
Jul 14, 2017, 6:00 AMIn context
Yvette Tan / Mashable:
The Chinese government orders Weibo, iFeng, and ACFUN to cease all video and audio streaming services, says they don't meet national audiovisual regulations   —  Chinese authorities have sent shockwaves through the social media sphere, with a blanket ban on livestreaming across three major online platforms.
Jun 24, 2017, 10:30 PMIn context
Katie Dupere / Mashable:
Facebook updates Safety Check, adding personalized tools including a fundraising option for private and charitable causes   —  The Facebook tool everyone hopes they'll never have to use is getting another upgrade.  —  Facebook announced four new updates to its Safety Check feature on Wednesday …
Jun 14, 2017, 10:55 AMIn context
Matt Petronzio / Mashable:
Refugee Aid app uses geolocation to point migrants, refugees, and aid workers to critical services, and is now used by over 400 of the largest aid organizations   —  Shelley Taylor calls herself a Silicon Valley veteran.  Veteran, she tells me, “means old.”  —  Raised in Palo Alto, Taylor has an extensive tech background.
Jun 3, 2017, 4:10 PMIn context
Brett Williams / Mashable:
Amazon Alexa adds support for reminders and named timers, rolling out in the US today, UK and Germany in the next few weeks   —  Alexa is getting some new skills that will finally help you keep track of all of your responsibilities during the day.  —  Amazon just announced its AI assistant Alexa …
Jun 1, 2017, 5:15 PMIn context
Lance Ulanoff / Mashable:
Microsoft announces Story Remix, which uses your photos and videos to create an auto-generated movie, with the option to import 3D Models from Paint 3D   —  I watch as a Tyrannosaurus Rex chases a frantic young woman across a vaguely familiar landscape, something straight out of Jurassic Park.
May 11, 2017, 12:00 PMIn context

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