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Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
In EU, Google to start charging OEMs for Play Store and Google apps, offer separate licenses for Search and Chrome, let OEMs make devices with forked Android   —  Android will still be “free and open source”  —  Google is changing the way it licenses its suite of Android apps in Europe …
Oct 16, 2018, 1:38 PMIn context
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Facebook's Portals have support for Alexa, Spotify, Pandora, iHeartRadio, and Facebook Watch, but there's no browser or ability to check Facebook or Messages   —  As Facebook works to contain the fallout from its biggest-ever data breach, the company is introducing a product that will bring a camera and microphone into your living room.
Oct 8, 2018, 2:55 PMIn context
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
What to expect from Google on October 9: Pixel 3 and 3 XL, Home Hub, Chrome OS-powered Pixel Slate tablet, Pixelbook 2, incremental update to Chromecast, more   —  Apple had its moment last month, so now it's Google's turn to show off new hardware.  On October 9th, Google will hold an event …
Oct 7, 2018, 1:55 AMIn context
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Appeals court: Apple didn't infringe on University of Wisconsin-Madison's patent; court throws out $234M in damages, makes $272M more in levied fines unlikely   —  A federal appeals court has ruled in Apple's favor in a patent dispute with the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Sep 28, 2018, 11:25 AMIn context
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Julian Assange steps down as editor-in-chief of WikiLeaks but retains publisher title, appoints Icelandic journalist Kristinn Hrafnsson to replace him   —  Julian Assange has stepped aside as editor-in-chief of WikiLeaks, with the group saying his departure was “due to the extraordinary circumstances” …
Sep 27, 2018, 5:15 PMIn context
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
macOS Mojave review: filled with minor improvements, Stacks are convenient, App Store redesign is nice, but new apps ported from iOS feel half baked   —  If you own an iPhone, there's good reason to look forward to the new version of iOS every year.  It usually comes with meaningful improvements …
Sep 24, 2018, 4:45 PMIn context
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Amazon adds Alexa Guard to Echo devices enabling them to notify users of sounds like smoke alarms or breaking glass   —  Amazon is adding a few new features to the Echo that turn it into one of the basic pieces of a smart security system.  Since Echo speakers are always listening …
Sep 20, 2018, 3:05 PMIn context
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Amazon announces a $24.99 Smart Plug that allows users to turn devices on and off via Alexa remotely and does not require a smart home hub in order to work   —  Amazon is announcing another small new Alexa device today: a smart plug, which lets you control whatever is plugged into it with Alexa.
Sep 20, 2018, 2:05 PMIn context
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Amazon unveils $34.99 Echo Input that can plug into any speaker to turn it into a smart speaker; coming later this year to US, UK, and Germany   —  Amazon is introducing a small new device that you can plug into any existing speaker to turn it into an Echo.  It's called the Echo Input …
Sep 20, 2018, 1:40 PMIn context
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announces $2B Bezos Day One Fund, which will create a network of nonprofit preschools and fund charities that help homeless families   —  A year after asking for suggestions on philanthropy, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is unveiling his first projects.
Sep 13, 2018, 1:05 PMIn context

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