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Casey Newton / The Verge:
Mark Zuckerberg discusses Facebook's 10-year plans to improve internet access, the importance of AI, plans for VR, and the challenges of AR   —  Mark Zuckerberg on his plan to bring the internet to every human on earth  —  By nearly any measure, Facebook has had a remarkable year.
Jul 21, 2016, 12:25 PMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Inside the inaugural test flight of Facebook's first internet drone, Aquila   —  Inside the test flight of Facebook's first internet drone  —  At 2AM, in the dark morning hours of June 28th, Mark Zuckerberg woke up and got on a plane.  He was traveling to an aviation testing facility in Yuma …
Jul 21, 2016, 12:20 PMIn context
Chris Welch / The Verge:
Lenovo's Moto Z and Moto Z Force Droids to launch on Verizon July 28, for $624 and $720   —  The latest Droids are near.  Verizon and Lenovo today announced that the Moto Z Droid and Moto Z Force Droid will launch on the leading US carrier on July 28th — a week from today.
Jul 21, 2016, 9:50 AMIn context
Lauren Goode / The Verge:
Corning unveils Gorilla Glass 5, claims 0.6mm thick glass will not break 80% of the time when dropped from 1.6 meters   —  Glassmaker Corning just unveiled its newest version of Gorilla Glass, the chemically strengthened super glass that dozens of consumer electronics makers use in their devices.
Jul 20, 2016, 9:10 PMIn context
Vlad Savov / The Verge:
Nintendo's market value more than doubles to $42.5B since Pokémon Go release, surpasses Sony market value of about $40B   —  For a game that isn't even technically a Nintendo property, Pokémon Go is having quite the healthy impact on the Japanese company's finances.
Jul 19, 2016, 8:50 PMIn context
Nick Statt / The Verge:
Twitter now lets anyone request a verified account   —  Twitter is opening the blue checkmark to everyone.  Starting today, the company will let users request a verified account on its website by filling out a form with a verified phone number and email address, a profile photo …
Jul 19, 2016, 1:55 PMIn context
Dan Seifert / The Verge:
Samsung will announce the Galaxy Note 7 on August 2nd   —  Samsung has today revealed plans for an event on August 2nd in New York City where it will officially announce the Galaxy Note 7 smartphone.  The Note 7, which has been rumored for months, is expected to have a dual curved display, much like the existing Galaxy S7 Edge.
Jul 18, 2016, 2:20 AMIn context
Lizzie Plaugic / The Verge:
Google's diverse emoji for women at work approved by Unicode Consortium   —  Back in May, Google proposed 13 new emoji meant to better represent women in professional fields, and now 11 of those emoji have been approved by the Unicode Consortium.  The new emoji, including a chef, a graduate …
Jul 16, 2016, 4:55 PMIn context
Emily Yoshida / The Verge:
Interview with users and creator of Ohlala, a Berlin based casual dating app, often referred to as “Uber for escorts”   —  Tara* had struck gold.  After spending a lazy Saturday afternoon browsing through the dating app she was currently experimenting with, she hit it off …
Jul 16, 2016, 6:05 AMIn context
Vlad Savov / The Verge:
Kantar: Samsung's Galaxy S7 outsold Apple's iPhone 6s in the US between March and May 2016   —  The iPhone showed its first decline in sales numbers earlier this year, which has today been reiterated by the latest US mobile market data from Kantar Worldpanel.
Jul 15, 2016, 1:20 PMIn context

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