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Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Reddit on Russian propaganda: hundreds of accounts removed, few Russian ads were seen and are now disallowed, @TEN_GOP tweets amplified by “thousands” on Reddit   —  Reddit didn't find any Russian ads about the 2016 election, but there was plenty of non-ad content being shared.
Mar 5, 2018, 4:10 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian steps down from daily duties at the company to focus on personal life and the VC firm he co-founded; he will remain on board   —  Reddit Co-Founder Alexis Ohanian announced on Wednesday he will step down from daily duties at the internet company and focus …
Feb 7, 2018, 3:30 PMIn context
Adi Robertson / The Verge:
Reddit bans r/deepfakes, which was devoted to making AI-powered porn using celebrities' faces, and updates site-wide rules regarding “involuntary pornography”   —  Reddit has banned the r/deepfakes subreddit that's devoted to making AI-powered porn using celebrities' faces …
Feb 7, 2018, 2:00 PMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Apple pulled Telegram apps from the App Store for inappropriate content   —  Update:Both Telegram iOS apps are now back on the App Store.  Original story follows below  —  The Telegram messaging apps appear to have breached Apple's App Store guidelines and are currently unavailable …
Feb 1, 2018, 7:25 AMIn context
Virginia Heffernan / Wired:
A look at the Change My View subreddit, where people share opinions for commenters to challenge in civil debate   —  I HAD A view, and my view was this: Serial sexual abusers should submit to castration.  Castration, I believed, would sideline the abuser's compulsions and thus keep the world safe from him (or her lol).
Jan 20, 2018, 8:05 AMIn context
Yonhap News Agency:
Authorities say cryptocurrency investors in South Korea have until the end of the month to convert their virtual accounts into real-name ones or face fines   —  Cryptocurrency investors in South Korea will be fined for refusing to convert their virtual accounts into real-name ones, financial authorities said Sunday.
Jan 15, 2018, 11:00 AMIn context
Ben Lovejoy / 9to5Mac:
Throttling iPhones with older batteries was the right decision, but Apple's lack of transparency undermines customers and fuels conspiracy theories   —  Apple caused a furore yesterday when it admitted that it deliberately slows down older iPhones.  —  The issue first came to the fore …
Dec 21, 2017, 6:00 PMIn context
Matthew Panzarino / TechCrunch:
Apple confirms Geekbench analysis that shows it manages power demands on iPhones with older batteries to avoid shutdowns, saying it added the feature last year   —  Because of a Reddit post and the loose interpretation of subsequent benchmark tests posted by Primate Labs' John Poole, the …
Dec 20, 2017, 2:37 PMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Litecoin founder Charlie Lee has sold all of his LTC holdings, says he wants to avoid the conflict of interest that comes with his influence and position   —  Charlie Lee, the former director of engineering at Coinbase, is selling almost all of his holdings in Litecoin (LTC), the cryptocurrency that he founded in 2011.
Dec 20, 2017, 7:00 AMIn context
John Poole / Geekbench:
Geekbench data shows correlation between old iPhone batteries and reduced performance, suggesting iOS slows down iPhones with old batteries to avoid shutdowns   —  A Reddit post from last week has sparked a discussion regarding iPhone performance as a function of battery age.
Dec 19, 2017, 12:25 AMIn context

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