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Monica Nickelsburg / GeekWire:
Microsoft, Reddit, Twitter, and over 100 others, sign amicus brief to block Trump's “public charge” rule which sets high bar for immigrants to get legal status   —  Companies across the country are trying to convince a federal judge that a new change to the U.S. immigration system would hurt innovation and the economy.
Jan 16, 2020, 10:30 PMIn context
Jon Fingas / Engadget:
Fitbit confirms it has begun the rollout of blood oxygen monitoring feature to some of its wearables   —  Fitbit's devices from recent years have blood oxygen monitoring (SpO2) hardware, but they haven't used it — until now.  Users on Reddit and elsewhere have noticed that their Versa …
Jan 15, 2020, 8:15 PMIn context
Margaret Harding McGill / Axios:
Tech companies, from IBM and Microsoft to Etsy and Reddit, file amicus briefs in support of Google ahead of its Supreme Court battle with Oracle   —  A wide array of tech companies are siding with Google in its copyright battle against Oracle — a rival to some of the companies — in filings with the Supreme Court Monday.
Jan 14, 2020, 12:55 PMIn context
Jay Peters / The Verge:
Reddit bans the impersonation of an individual or entity in a misleading or deceptive manner, but impersonation that's satire will still be allowed   —  But impersonation that's satire will still be allowed  —  Today, Reddit updated its policies about impersonation to no longer allow impersonation …
Jan 9, 2020, 4:05 PMIn context
Ariana Mirian / Communications of the ACM:
Report on the hack-for-hire market: attacks that phish 2FA to access email accounts cost $100-$400; such attacks can be prevented with physical security keys   —  Communications of the ACM, December 2019, Vol. 62 No. 12, Pages 32-37 … A single email address often underpins one's entire online identity …
Dec 8, 2019, 7:25 PMIn context
Catalin Cimpanu / ZDNet:
Reddit says a leak of official US-UK trade documents on its platform was part of a Russian political influence campaign, bans 61 accounts and one subreddit   —  Reddit bans 61 accounts and one subreddit for “misuse of the platform.”  —  Reddit said today that a leak of official US-UK trade documents …
Dec 7, 2019, 11:15 AMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Reddit publishes its 2019 retrospective: 430M MAUs, up 30% YoY, with 199M posts, 1.7B comments, and 32B upvotes; Bill Gates AMA had the most upvotes with 110K   —  In a year-end retrospective released this morning, Reddit says its user base grew 30% this year to reach 430 million monthly active users, as of the end of October.
Dec 4, 2019, 11:30 AMIn context
Nathaniel Rich / Vanity Fair:
Inside the collapse of Quadriga crypto exchange, as law enforcement, accountants, and Reddit sleuths try to figure out if it was a legit operation or a scam   —  When Canadian blockchain whiz Gerald Cotten died unexpectedly last year, hundreds of millions of dollars in investor funds vanished into the crypto ether.
Nov 24, 2019, 4:05 PMIn context
Monica Nickelsburg / GeekWire:
Amazon filed its formal protest over JEDI on Friday, citing a Fox News segment and a Trump rally as evidence of improper political pressure from the White House   —  Amazon filed its formal protest over Microsoft's victory in a $10 billion Pentagon cloud computing contract …
Nov 22, 2019, 9:40 PMIn context
VICE:
Anonymous users, on Reddit, Patreon, and other websites, are making and selling 3D likenesses of celebrities and real people to fulfill their sexual fantasies   —  A community of 3D graphics hobbyists are making and selling avatars of real people in order to fulfill their sexual fantasies, and there's little anyone can do to stop them.
Nov 20, 2019, 11:30 AMIn context

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