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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
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Facebook Messenger supports Instant Articles on Android today, will be coming next week to iOS   —  When Facebook announced its platform for bots at the F8 developer conference this year, publishers raced to push news into Facebook Messenger.  But until now, their stories have loaded …
Jul 14, 2016, 1:45 PMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
GoChat, an indie app that lets Pokémon Go users leave notes for one another at in-game locations, nears 1M users; creator seeking to make the app solvent   —  Jonathan Zarra knew something about Pokémon Go that most people didn't.  As a beta tester this summer …
Jul 11, 2016, 6:30 PMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Satya Nadella and other Microsoft executives discuss the company's AI plans and why it has a competitive advantage   —  Satya Nadella bounded into the conference room, eager to talk about intelligence.  I was at Microsoft's headquarters in Redmond, WA, and the company's CEO was touting …
Jul 9, 2016, 2:00 AMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Snapchat is rolling out Memories, a searchable in-app archive for sharing past photos and videos, including from your phone's camera roll, on iOS and Android   —  At a time when its social networking rivals are racing to promote more real-time sharing, Snapchat is turning its attention to the past.
Jul 6, 2016, 12:19 PMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Facebook starts rolling out a “multilingual composer” that automatically translates user posts into several languages at once   —  You'll soon be able to post on Facebook in multiple languages using a new automatic translation feature, the company said today.
Jul 1, 2016, 12:30 PMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Facebook is shutting down its Paper newsreading app on July 29th   —  Facebook is shutting down Paper, a bold reimagining of the company's flagship app for iOS that impressed critics but failed to attract a large audience, the company said today.  The app transformed the core Facebook experience …
Jun 30, 2016, 4:05 PMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Twitter adds stickers to photos and lets you search them like hashtags   —  Twitter will begin letting you add virtual stickers to the photos you post, the company said today.  Hundreds are available at launch, including the standard Unicode emoji and some original work from Twitter.
Jun 27, 2016, 10:05 AMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
In redesigned Snapchat app, Live Stories show alongside publishers' stories on both the Stories and Discover page, and you can subscribe to favorite channels   —  Snapchat is redesigning the Stories page in an effort to boost views of publishers' content — and to help build the advertising business …
Jun 7, 2016, 12:15 PMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Facebook to shut down its Notify app for news alerts, will absorb the app's technology into Messenger and other products   —  Facebook is shutting down Notify, the 7-month-old app that let you subscribe to push notifications from your favorite publishers.  More than 70 partners used the app …
Jun 2, 2016, 5:10 PMIn context

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