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Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
FCC's Pai says transparency law may be needed for Twitter, Facebook, Google, citing privacy issues, even though he supported ending ISP privacy rules in 2017   —  The leader of the Federal Communications Commission says that major web companies like Facebook, Twitter, and Google …
Sep 4, 2018, 3:30 PMIn context
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
California passes a strong net neutrality bill, which now goes to governor; EFF has called it a “gold standard net neutrality bill”   —  It heads for the Governor's desk next  —  California's legislature has approved a bill being called the strongest net neutrality law in the US.
Aug 31, 2018, 7:25 PMIn context
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Edits made to Mapbox data changed the name of New York City to “Jewtropolis” for 4+ hours, affecting Snap Maps, The Weather Channel, CitiBike, and others   —  New Yorkers who opened up Snapchat, The Weather Channel, CitiBike or a number of other apps and services this morning found …
Aug 30, 2018, 10:45 AMIn context
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Google updates its Duo video chat app with support for iPads and Android tablets, two years after launching the service   —  Google's video chat app, Duo, has finally made its way to tablets.  With its latest update, the app is able to work on both iPads and Android tablets.
Aug 28, 2018, 5:20 PMIn context
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Trump signs defense bill that includes banning the use of some components from Huawei, ZTE, and other Chinese companies by the US government and its contractors   —  Huawei and ZTE technology will largely be banned from use by the US government and government contractors.
Aug 13, 2018, 7:35 PMIn context
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Samsung announces Galaxy Home, a Bixby-based smart speaker with built-in subwoofer, six speakers, and eight far-field microphones; pricing and availability TBA   —  Samsung has announced its entry into the smart speaker market with the Galaxy Home.  It's a high-end speaker meant to go head …
Aug 9, 2018, 12:11 PMIn context
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
US provides ZTE temporary authorization through August 1 to continue supporting equipment and consumer devices already deployed   —  So it can update phones and other equipment  —  The US Commerce Department has temporarily lifted a portion of the ban on ZTE that all-but shut down the company almost three months ago.
Jul 3, 2018, 4:52 PMIn context
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Apple and Samsung settle seven-year long patent fight over copying the iPhone; terms of the settlement were not disclosed   —  Apple and Samsung have finally put an end to their long-running patent battle whose central question was whether Samsung copied the iPhone.
Jun 27, 2018, 3:03 PMIn context
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Wi-Fi Alliance begins certifying products that support WPA3, the successor to the WPA2 security protocol, that provides additional protections against attacks   —  WPA3 certification starts today  —  Wi-Fi devices have been using the same security protocol for over a decade.
Jun 26, 2018, 12:20 AMIn context
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Mesh Wi-Fi router company Plume now requires customers agree to a $60/year subscription fee before buying its hardware   —  You have to subscribe even to buy a router  —  A Wi-Fi router startup is trying to shake up how we think about home Wi-Fi in a major way: by turning it into a subscription service.
Jun 12, 2018, 2:30 PMIn context

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