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Brian Heater / TechCrunch:
Wikimedia says Google has contributed $1M+ this year with Apple, Facebook, Microsoft donating ~$50K in matching gifts; corporations account for ~4% of donations   —  YouTube's plan to combat conspiracy videos with information sourced from Wikipedia got push back from a number of different quarters …
Mar 26, 2018, 8:10 AMIn context
Brian Heater / TechCrunch:
Samsung Galaxy Unpacked 2018 liveblog   —  Mobile World Congress isn't always a huge show for Samsung (last year we got a couple of tablets and some vague 5G news), but this year the company's not messing around.  Between the many teasers and seemingly endless deluge of leaks, the Galaxy S9 is all but announced at this point.
Feb 25, 2018, 12:02 PMIn context
Brian Heater / TechCrunch:
Netgear says it will spin off its Arlo security camera wing into a standalone business by the second half of 2018 and is planning an IPO for Arlo   —  Netgear announced this afternoon that it plans to spin off its Arlo wing into a standalone business.  The networking hardware giant's board …
Feb 6, 2018, 6:35 PMIn context
Brian Heater / TechCrunch:
The Pixel 2's Visual Core photo processing technology is coming to third party apps, starting with Instagram, WhatsApp, and Snapchat, over the next few days   —  Visual Core was a strange little surprise from Google when it revealed it back in October.  The system company waited three weeks until …
Feb 5, 2018, 1:00 PMIn context
Brian Heater / TechCrunch:
YouTube CEO Wojcicki promises more transparency, better appeals process for demonetization, including more human reviews, and consequences for “egregious” cases   —  YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki took to the service's Creator Blog last night to issue some broad goals for the year forward.
Feb 2, 2018, 1:25 PMIn context
Brian Heater / TechCrunch:
Android 8.1 Speed Labels now show WiFi network speeds before connecting, helping decide between networks to join; admins can opt out of having speed displayed   —  Oreo was a bit of a lackluster update on first launch, but the mobile operating system is getting some nice new tricks with 8.1's updates.
Jan 23, 2018, 1:10 AMIn context
Brian Heater / TechCrunch:
Sphero, maker of robotic toys, lays off 45 employees after disappointing holiday season and says it's now focusing on its efforts in education   —  Sphero was ready to conquer the world last year.  The company quintupled its product release schedule, flying high with the help of a Disney licensing deal …
Jan 21, 2018, 6:40 PMIn context
Brian Heater / TechCrunch:
Amazon brings voice control to its Alexa app for Android, with iOS coming soon   —  Amazon's slow push into mobile is getting a lot more real this morning with the addition of voice integration into its Android app for Alexa.  Up to now, the app has been little more than a way to manage settings …
Jan 19, 2018, 1:10 PMIn context
TechCrunch:
Sources: GoPro is cutting 200-300 jobs, largely impacting its Karma drone division   —  Jan 5, 2018, 1:31 amJan 5, 2018, 3:08 am  —  GoPro is in the process of laying off around 200-300 employees this week, TechCrunch has learned from sources close to the company.
Jan 4, 2018, 11:50 PMIn context
Brian Heater / TechCrunch:
Apple buys buddybuild, an app development service with about 40 employees based in Vancouver, and will roll its product into Xcode   —  Apple continues to ramp up its efforts to court developers by making it easier to create and iterate their apps for its platforms.
Jan 2, 2018, 3:30 PMIn context

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