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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
Manish Singh / Mashable:
Facebook launches Express Wi-Fi commercially in India in four states with 700 hotspots for 15-30 cents/day; Bharti Airtel to launch an additional 20K hotspots   —  Facebook is having another go at how it can bring more people online, including in places that aren't a big fan of the company's earlier attempts.
May 4, 2017, 7:15 AMIn context
Kerry Flynn / Mashable:
Twitter sues the Trump administration after Customs and Border Protection tries to compel the social network to reveal the identity behind @alt_USCIS account   —  So remember how President Donald Trump (a.k.a. @realDonaldTrump) loves Twitter and credits it with helping him win the election?
Apr 6, 2017, 4:17 PMIn context
Pete Pachal / Mashable:
Google debuts Family Link in limited beta for Android, letting parents supervise web access, Gmail account creation, app downloading, more for kids under 13   —  Google has its eye on your kids.  —  The tech giant is opening up its many online services to kids under 13 with a new tool called Family Link …
Mar 15, 2017, 1:20 PMIn context
Kerry Flynn / Mashable:
Foursquare debuts Pilgrim SDK to license its location data to mobile app devs and improve notifications; pricing will be tiered based on app's number of users   —  Foursquare's transformation from fun consumer app into serious behind-the-scenes business is taking another step forward.
Mar 1, 2017, 1:25 PMIn context
Brett Williams / Mashable:
Dubai to introduce EHang autonomous one-person taxi drones by July 2017; drone can fly about 31 miles on a single charge and has a top speed of about 100 mph   —  If you make it to Dubai this summer, you might have the chance to catch a brand new type of self-driving vehicle.  One that flies.
Feb 13, 2017, 11:20 PMIn context
Brett Williams / Mashable:
Facebook confirms removal of the “edited” label on edited posts; users can still view a post's edit history via the drop-down menu   —  Have you ever made a cringeworthy mistake in a Facebook post?  Don't lie, the answer is yes.  —  If you have a sense of shame …
Jan 15, 2017, 12:35 PMIn context

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