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Matt Petronzio / Mashable:
Facebook's internet drones will be about the size of a commercial jet, but much lighter   —  Facebook Further Reveals Plans for Internet-Connected Drones  —  Yael Maguire, engineering director at Facebook Connectivity Lab, doesn't like to use the word “drones” when it comes to “beaming” Internet to the developing world.
Sep 24, 2014, 10:05 PMIn context
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai / Mashable:
Russian social network VKontakte starts shutting down accounts that promote ISIS   —  Russia's ‘Facebook’ Cracking Down on ISIS Accounts  —  The Islamic State may soon be running out of social networks  —  When Twitter ramped up its crackdown on several accounts in the wake of the brutal beheading …
Sep 14, 2014, 9:15 AMIn context
Christina Warren / Mashable:
How I Hacked My Own iCloud Account, for Just $200   —  Over the course of the last few days, I've written a number of articles related to the celebrity photo thefts that surfaced Sunday.  Many of those posts have focused on how safe — or unsafe — various cloud service providers are.
Sep 5, 2014, 1:55 AMIn context
Todd Wasserman / Mashable:
Tumblr Partner Will Now Scan Photos for Clues About Brand Affiliation   —  Every day, users post about 130 million photos on Tumblr.  Starting this week, the Yahoo-owned media brand will start to parse all those images for clues to users' brand affiliations.
Aug 18, 2014, 2:20 PMIn context
Seth Fiegerman / Mashable:
Washington Post has had Amazon ‘Buy It Now’ buttons for 5 years on the side of articles, mistakenly put them in text during redesign   —  Washington Post Stories Briefly Feature Amazon ‘Buy It Now’ Buttons  —  For a few hours this weekend, it looked like Jeff Bezos had finally showed his hand with The Washington Post.
Aug 18, 2014, 11:50 AMIn context
Karissa Bell / Mashable:
Facebook Messenger Is No. 1 in App Store, Has One-Star Rating   —  The Facebook Messenger split has officially arrived, forcing users of the Facebook app to download it — but they're not happy about doing so.  —  This has put the app in the unique position of being the number one free app in the App Store …
Aug 9, 2014, 1:20 PMIn context
Andy Fixmer / Mashable:
Netflix Signs Peering Deal With AT&T to Reduce Buffering   —  This story has been updated to include a statement from AT&T confirming the peering deal.  —  Netflix has reached an agreement with AT&T to give its streaming service direct access to AT&T's network, with the goal of reducing buffering …
Jul 29, 2014, 6:45 PMIn context
Karissa Bell / Mashable:
LinkedIn Redesigns Mobile Profiles to Put Relationships Into Context   —  LinkedIn's flagship app has gotten a major overhaul.  —  The company rolled out an update to its app Tuesday morning, unveiling completely redesigned user profiles that focus on adding contextual information.
Jul 29, 2014, 10:30 AMIn context
Jason Abbruzzese / Mashable:
Will Facebook Backlash Kill Scientists' Data Dream?   —  The difference between Facebook users and lab rats?  Lab rats can see who's conducting the experiment.  —  Facebook's 2012 experiment on 689,003 unsuspecting users has stoked controversy for breaking ethical norms that are widely recognized by academics and researchers.
Jul 7, 2014, 12:25 AMIn context
Karissa Bell / Mashable:
Soundhawk Launches App-Enabled Wearable to Enhance Hearing   —  Many health-centric wearables focus on tracking your daily activities— whether it's steps taken, calories consumed or hours of sleep— to make you smarter about your body.  —  But a new wearable aims to make you smarter about the way you hear.
Jun 29, 2014, 3:30 PMIn context

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