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October 29, 2018, 6:05 PM

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Kevin Roose / New York Times:
How Gab, the social network where the Pittsburgh shooting suspect aired his hatred in full, became a platform of choice for neo-Nazis and other extremists  —  Early Saturday, moments before the police say he barged into a Pittsburgh synagogue and opened fire, Robert D. Bowers's anti-Semitic …
Sam Byford / The Verge:
Gab.com takes its service offline after GoDaddy informed the company they had violated terms of service and had 24 hours to move the domain to another provider  —  Gab, the controversial social network with a far-right following, has pulled its website offline after domain provider GoDaddy gave it 24 hours to move to another service.
Bruce Murphy / The Verge:
How Foxconn's initial plans for a heavily taxpayer-subsidized $10B mega plant in Wisconsin have devolved into a more modest factory with a robotic assembly line  —  Governor Scott Walker promised billions to get a Foxconn factory.  Now he's running away from it
Zac Hall / 9to5Mac:
Apple says it will release iOS 12.1 on October 30 with Group FaceTime, new emoji, Dual SIM support, and more  —  iOS 12.1 for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch will be available tomorrow as a free software update.  The first significant update to iOS 12 brings a variety of features including Group FaceTime …
Sarah Frier / Bloomberg:
Sources: Snap's Evan Spiegel promoted Kristen O'Hara as Chief Business Officer, then changed his mind two days later, hiring an Amazon exec; O'Hara has departed  —  - Kristen O'Hara was picked first then offer was rescinded  — Company has had high level of executive turnover since IPO
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
OnePlus 6T debuted with in-screen fingerprint scanner, 6.41" screen, dual rear cameras, smaller notch, starting at $549, unlocked or via T-Mobile in US  —  After month of leaks and teases, OnePlus has finally launched its ninth smartphone.  —  The OnePlus 6T was officially unveiled at an event …
Vlad Savov / The Verge:
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
RED Hydrogen One review: unique design and long-lasting battery, but holographic display is poor and blurry, and it falls far short of other $1,000+ phones  —  It's obvious this is RED's first phone  —  RED's debut smartphone is such a mess that it made me question what fundamental parts of a phone we truly need.

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