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Andrew Gebhart / CNET:
Google confirms the Google Nest Hub Max, its $229 10-inch smart display, will be released on September 9 in the US, UK, and Australia   —  First announced in May at Google I/O and promised for this summer, the Google Nest Hub Max now has an official release date.
Jul 24, 2019, 6:35 PMIn context
Eli Blumenthal / CNET:
AT&T plans another new video streaming service, AT&T TV, which it will pilot in select markets this summer   —  AT&T's video struggles may be continuing to worsen, but that doesn't mean the company has stopped trying to find new ways to get people to watch television.
Jul 24, 2019, 5:15 PMIn context
Jessica Dolcourt / CNET:
Profile of Craigslist founder Craig Newmark, who has donated $100M+ to charities and who champions “vigorous, trustworthy journalism” and women in tech   —  Craig Newmark is a man of quiet contradiction.  Wrapped in a sweater the color of hot chocolate, the 66-year-old founder …
Jul 23, 2019, 2:35 PMIn context
Shelby Brown / CNET:
Google increases Chrome bug bounty rewards, tripling the maximum baseline reward from $5,000 to $15,000 and doubling the maximum reward from $15,000 to $30,000   —  Since 2010, Google has paid some people who report security holes in the Chrome browser.  If becoming a digital bounty hunter sounds …
Jul 18, 2019, 1:15 PMIn context
Alfred Ng / CNET:
Google removes seven stalkerware apps from the Play Store that were found by Avast researchers; the apps had been installed more than 130,000 times   —  You'd think it would be difficult to find an app that can secretly track a person's every move.  But researchers have found them right in the open on Google's Play Store.
Jul 17, 2019, 7:00 PMIn context
Alfred Ng / CNET:
Researcher: 100+ Chinese loan apps sent sensitive data of 4.6M+ devices, including financial information, to a public server that was left exposed for two weeks   —  Millions of people in China who use loan apps to borrow money have ended up paying with their privacy.
Jul 17, 2019, 12:25 PMIn context
Richard Nieva / CNET:
Interview with Neal Mohan, YouTube's chief product officer, on whether YouTube is a media company, content moderation, demonetization, and more   —  Neal Mohan, second in command at the video site, handles an evolving role.  —  Neal Mohan, YouTube's chief product officer, is staring at a picture I've pulled up on my phone.
Jul 11, 2019, 8:40 PMIn context
Scott Stein / CNET:
First look at Nintendo Switch Lite, a smaller, cheaper, handheld-only model launching September 20 for $200   —  When reports emerged of a lower-cost Nintendo Switch that wouldn't have detachable Joy-Con controllers and couldn't plug into a TV, my son had one question.  What's the point of a Switch that doesn't Switch?
Jul 10, 2019, 8:40 AMIn context
Queenie Wong / CNET:
Facebook creates a new subsidiary, NPE Team, to build, design, and launch apps that give users “entirely new experiences for building community”   —  Get ready for a flood of new Facebook apps.  The social media giant said Tuesday it's created a team, known as New Product Experimentation …
Jul 9, 2019, 12:55 PMIn context
Alfred Ng / CNET:
Researchers: 1300+ Android apps were gathering location data even when permission was denied; Google says it will address the issue in Android Q later this year   —  Permissions on Android apps are intended to be gatekeepers for how much data your device gives up.
Jul 8, 2019, 12:20 PMIn context

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