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David Lumb / Engadget:
Google brings its Trusted Contacts location sharing app to iOS and updates the Android app with new features   —  Google released Trusted Contacts for Android at the end of last year as an app version of Facebook's Safety Check that automatically shares your phone's status to close friends and family.
Jul 26, 2017, 11:50 AMIn context
Mark Gurman / Bloomberg:
Sources: Facebook plans to unveil a $200 standalone wireless Oculus VR headset for 2018, which will be more compact than the Rift and lighter than Gear VR   —  The new device will work without being tethered to phone or PC  —  Company bets gadget will popularize VR as Apple did smartphone
Jul 13, 2017, 10:05 AMIn context
Justin Duino / 9to5Google:
Facebook updates app on Play Store to run on Android TV, will only play videos, includes tabs for Suggested, Live, Games, and Your Videos   —  Without actually announcing anything, the Facebook application on the Google Play Store has been updated to also work on Android TV.
Jun 6, 2017, 11:30 PMIn context
Chaim Gartenberg / The Verge:
Facebook opens Live streaming up to PC users using built-in or third-party cameras, expanding it beyond Pages to all accounts   —  Taking on Twitch  —  Facebook Live is making the jump from phones to computers, as Facebook announced today that it's opening up its live-streaming service …
Mar 22, 2017, 1:10 PMIn context
Kate Conger / TechCrunch:
Facebook to begin a limited trial of Delegated Recovery, a system for recovering third party accounts that aims to obviate email's role in that process   —  Getting locked out of your account sucks.  Almost everyone has experienced the frustration of forgetting a password …
Jan 30, 2017, 9:30 PMIn context
Jordan Novet / VentureBeat:
Facebook now allows Android apps to request phone number for login and skip SMS verification if the number matches the one in the user's Facebook profile   —  Facebook today is announcing a new addition to its Account Kit developer tool that people can use to log in to apps.
Dec 20, 2016, 4:30 PMIn context
Rich McCormick / The Verge:
Facebook stops collecting WhatsApp user data in Europe after government pressure, but says it may only be a temporary suspension while the laws are debated   —  Facebook has stopped collecting WhatsApp user data across Europe, the Financial Times reports, bowing to pressure from privacy watchdogs across the continent.
Nov 17, 2016, 4:15 AMIn context
Khari Johnson / VentureBeat:
Ozlo virtual assistant exits private beta, launches on iOS and the web   —  Calling itself one of the last independent AI-powered assistants, the Ozlo personal assistant was made publicly available for the first time today on iOS and the web.  —  Ozlo will expand to become …
Oct 17, 2016, 10:00 AMIn context
Karissa Bell / Mashable:
Oculus demos standalone, midrange headset named Santa Cruz; prototype features four cameras to detect the real-world environment so you can walk around in VR   —  SAN JOSE, California — For as far VR has come and as good as the experiences have gotten, there still aren't many options for those who don't have a high end PC.
Oct 6, 2016, 10:15 PMIn context
Zac Hall / 9to5Mac:
Facebook's Messenger app now supports CallKit on iOS 10, brings VoIP calling to CarPlay   —  iOS 10 lets third-party developers use the standard call look and feel from the Phone app in their own apps with something known as CallKit, and Facebook's latest update to Messenger is already taking advantage of it.
Sep 21, 2016, 4:45 PMIn context

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