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Chris Welch / The Verge:
Tim Cook says that some well-crafted privacy regulations may be necessary; Zuckerberg acknowledged Facebook may need to be regulated in CNN interview this week   —  Apple's CEO says the Cambridge Analytica controversy is “dire”  —  Apple CEO Tim Cook, long an staunch advocate for consumer privacy …
Mar 24, 2018, 3:40 PMIn context
Chris Welch / The Verge:
John Chen to remain BlackBerry's CEO through at least November 2023 as the company credits him with turnaround   —  Chen says BlackBerry's turnaround is complete  —  John Chen will remain BlackBerry's chief executive through at least November 2023, the company announced today.
Mar 15, 2018, 5:45 PMIn context
Chris Welch / The Verge:
Android Wear rebranded as Wear OS to reflect the fact that it works with both Android and iOS smartphones   —  The Android Wear brand introduced in 2014 is going away and being replaced with a new name: Wear OS.  A new area of Google's website has officially confirmed the change.
Mar 15, 2018, 12:15 PMIn context
Chris Welch / The Verge:
Nest debuts $39 Temperature Sensor that integrates with its thermostats, shipping April; $229 Nest Hello video doorbell and $249 Nest x Yale lock now shipping   —  Plus, the Nest Hello video doorbell and Nest x Yale smart lock are now shipping  —  Nest just announced a new $39 Temperature Sensor …
Mar 15, 2018, 11:15 AMIn context
Chris Welch / The Verge:
Sony announces Xperia Ear Duo open ear earbuds with head gestures and integration for Google Assistant and Siri, which ships late May in black or gold for $280   —  Sony will release its Xperia Ear Duo wireless earbuds in May for $279.99.  Preorders for the “open ear” headset …
Feb 26, 2018, 3:31 AMIn context
Chris Welch / The Verge:
Amazon says it will provide Amazon.com store credit to everyone who paid to remove ads from Prime Exclusive smartphones   —  Last week, Amazon announced that it would stop displaying advertisements and offers on the lock screen of discounted smartphones that the company sells to Prime customers.
Feb 13, 2018, 11:00 PMIn context
Chris Welch / The Verge:
Webpass, the wireless home broadband company Google Fiber acquired in 2016, is exiting the Boston market, one of eight cities it served   —  Google Fiber isn't just stalling; now it's shrinking  —  Webpass, the wireless home broadband company that Google Fiber acquired in 2016, is exiting the Boston market.
Jan 30, 2018, 9:15 PMIn context
Chris Welch / The Verge:
Amazon debuts single sign-on for Fire TV with support for Spectrum, DirecTV, Dish, Optimum, Verizon FiOS, and others; Comcast Xfinity not supported   —  Amazon joins Apple in offering Single Sign-On, but Roku still doesn't have it  —  Amazon is eliminating the frustration of having …
Jan 25, 2018, 5:45 PMIn context
Chris Welch / The Verge:
Instagram updated with optional feature that displays when you were last active, visible by default to users who have talked with you via direct message   —  You can turn it off... for now  —  Instagram is continuing to build out its messaging section with a new feature that's already found …
Jan 18, 2018, 3:00 PMIn context
Chris Welch / The Verge:
Despite growing support for Alexa and Prime Video from TV makers, TVs running Amazon Fire TV OS were absent at CES amid TVs with OSes from Roku and Google   —  Roku TVs and even Android TV are enjoying more momentum in Las Vegas.  —  A year ago in Las Vegas, Amazon and some budget TV …
Jan 14, 2018, 8:10 AMIn context

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