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Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Kickstarter just hit 100,000 successfully funded campaigns   —  Kickstarter hit a big milestone overnight: the successful funding of a 100,000th campaign.  It's taken Kickstarter nearly seven years to reach 100,000 funded projects, but the rate at which projects are being funded is much faster than it used to be.
Feb 9, 2016, 9:10 AMIn context
James Vincent / The Verge:
Facebook's Free Basics service has been banned in India   —  Facebook's free-but-restricted internet service, Free Basics, has been banned in India after the country's national telecoms regulator ruled that the program and others like it infringe the principles of net neutrality.
Feb 8, 2016, 6:50 AMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Twitter's algorithmic timeline is like expanded version of “while you were away” feature, according to users testing it; opt-out is available   —  Here's how Twitter's new algorithmic timeline is going to work  —  Twitter went into an uproar Friday after a BuzzFeed report …
Feb 6, 2016, 6:10 PMIn context
Dieter Bohn / The Verge:
Amazon and other retailers should stop selling cheap USB-C cables with faulty wiring that can damage laptops, and instead demand certification for these cables   —  USB-C cables are playing Russian Roulette with your laptop  —  Over the past year or so, one of the biggest tech stories …
Feb 6, 2016, 7:40 AMIn context
T.C. Sottek / The Verge:
Verizon updates go90 video app to exempt it from data caps for customers not on prepaid plan   —  Verizon just blatantly betrayed net neutrality by excluding its video app from data caps  —  The FCC's net neutrality rules, passed last year, explicitly ban internet providers from a number …
Feb 5, 2016, 5:05 PMIn context
Dieter Bohn / The Verge:
BlackBerry says it's laying off about 200 in Waterloo and Florida, contradicting earlier reports   —  BlackBerry confirms it's laying off 200 workers  —  Update: BlackBerry has apparently thought better of its original strategy to try to pass off the layoffs as a “small number” and amended its original statement.
Feb 5, 2016, 4:03 PMIn context
Adi Robertson / The Verge:
Epic's Unreal Editor now allows game developers to create environments through a VR headset   —  The Unreal Engine now lets you build games inside virtual reality  —  Epic's Unreal Engine has supported making virtual reality games for some time.  Now, it supports making games in virtual reality too.
Feb 4, 2016, 7:40 PMIn context
Walt Mossberg / The Verge:
The quality and reliability of Apple's apps on iOS and OS X have gradually degraded over the past few years   —  Mossberg: Apple's apps need work  —  People think of Apple as a maker of excellent premium hardware.  In fact, many reviewers regard Apple devices as the best you can buy.
Feb 4, 2016, 12:00 PMIn context
Nick Statt / The Verge:
Justin Kan to restart his lifecasting channel, Justin.tv as a Snapchat channel   —  Justin.tv is coming back to life as a Snapchat channel  —  Justin Kan is relaunching the channel that created the modern live-streaming movement.  Justin.tv, founded in 2007 and shuttered in 2014 …
Feb 4, 2016, 9:10 AMIn context
Chris Welch / The Verge:
Apple Music for Android now lets you save songs to an SD card   —  Don't ever say Apple isn't willing to play to Android's strengths.  The company has just released an update for Apple Music that lets users store downloaded songs onto SD cards (which means microSD cards for most phones today).
Feb 3, 2016, 11:45 PMIn context

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