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Amar Toor / The Verge:
Facebook says it will soon expand tools to fight fake news to Germany, will send flagged posts to Berlin-based nonprofit news org Correctiv for fact-checking   —  Social network introduces fact-checking tools ahead of national elections later this year  —  Facebook will begin rolling …
Jan 15, 2017, 1:20 PMIn context
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Users say AT&T's DirecTV Now streaming service is plagued with errors and nearly unusable   —  DirecTV Now has been plagued with errors in the month and a half since the streaming service was launched by AT&T. Subscribers have complained of being unable to watch shows, frequent interruptions …
Jan 15, 2017, 9:40 AMIn context
Tom Warren / The Verge:
Microsoft announces Windows 10 Creators Update will include a Game Mode option to maximize gaming performance   —  Microsoft has started officially testing a new Game Mode feature in Windows 10.  Traces of the new option were found back in December, but the most recent test build of Windows 10 …
Jan 15, 2017, 4:30 AMIn context
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Outgoing FCC chair Tom Wheeler uses his final public speech to make a case for maintaining net neutrality   —  The outgoing head of the Federal Communications Commission, Tom Wheeler, used his final public speech to make a closing argument for maintaining net neutrality, the signature achievement of his time at the agency.
Jan 14, 2017, 2:00 AMIn context
Chaim Gartenberg / The Verge:
Nintendo Switch's Joy-Con motion controllers have haptic feedback, can be used separately; left Joy-Con has a screen capture button; right one has an IR camera   —  Nintendo is finally sharing details on the upcoming Switch console, starting with the modular Joy-Con controller.
Jan 13, 2017, 12:15 AMIn context
Andrew Webster / The Verge:
Nintendo Switch, a console/tablet hybrid, will launch worldwide March 3 for $299.99; company confirms the console won't be region-locked   —  Nintendo has finally revealed the price and release date for its much-anticipated Switch console: it's launching on March 3rd worldwide.
Jan 12, 2017, 11:11 PMIn context
Lauren Smiley / The Verge:
Profile of Open Whisper Systems, which has five employees, makes secure messaging app Signal, and develops an encryption protocol used by Facebook and others   —  Two weeks after the US presidential election, Reverend Rebecca Bryan stepped up to her pulpit in the Boston suburb of Brookline and looked out on her congregation.
Jan 12, 2017, 3:40 PMIn context
Chris Welch / The Verge:
Google updates Maps with tweaked ride-hailing screen and ability to hail an Uber without leaving the app   —  Google's making it way easier and simpler to hail an Uber with Google Maps.  Today the company announced that the latest version of Google Maps on Android and iOS lets users request …
Jan 12, 2017, 2:10 PMIn context
Natt Garun / The Verge:
YouTube launches Super Chat in beta, letting viewers pay to pin comments on live streams, with a broad rollout on January 31   —  But you'll have to do your own troll patrol  —  YouTube today is announcing a new feature to help creators monetize when they go live.
Jan 12, 2017, 1:15 PMIn context
Colin Lecher / The Verge:
Donald Trump to hold meetings on a “regular basis” with private sector firms focusing on cybersecurity preparedness, organized by Rudy Giuliani   —  President-elect Donald Trump's administration will hold private industry meetings on cybersecurity preparedness, led by Rudy Giuliani …
Jan 12, 2017, 11:45 AMIn context

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