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Ben Fox Rubin / CNET:
How Amazon's nascent Alexa economy pays the people building its skills, with opaque reasoning behind unpredictable amounts paid to developers by Amazon   —  On a lark, Joel Wilson started developing skills for Alexa, Amazon's voice assistant, this past January.
Dec 26, 2017, 7:05 PMIn context
Joan E. Solsman / CNET:
At least three lawsuits seeking class action status have been filed against Apple for slowing down iPhones with old batteries   —  The plaintiffs in three separate suits contend that an Apple software tweak that slows down older iPhones was a ploy to spur upgrades to pricier models.
Dec 22, 2017, 5:55 PMIn context
David Katzmaier / CNET:
YouTube TV will launch Roku and Apple TV apps in early 2018   —  Cable TV cord-cutters expecting YouTube TV's full app for Roku and Apple TV devices this year will have to wait a little longer.  —  YouTube TV finally has a full app, but the rollout to various TV devices is taking longer than originally planned.
Dec 19, 2017, 11:45 AMIn context
Ty Pendlebury / CNET:
Google Home Max review: the best-sounding smart speaker yet, but it's too expensive for mass appeal at $399   —  Review Sections  —  Review  —  Prices  — CNET - Audio - Speakers - Google Home Max  —  The Google Home Max is not the first smart speaker to aim for better audio quality …
Dec 16, 2017, 6:15 PMIn context
Ben Fox Rubin / CNET:
Amazon says it will start selling Apple TV and Google Chromecast again, two years after removing them   —  Amazon said Thursday that it will again be selling Apple TV and Google Chromecast devices, two video-streaming gadgets the e-commerce giant removed from its site two years ago and that compete with its own Fire TV products.
Dec 14, 2017, 1:45 PMIn context
Scott Stein / CNET:
Apple's GymKit, which pairs an Apple Watch to fitness machines, makes its US debut in New York before rolling out to Equinox gyms in 2018   —  Apple just made connecting to treadmills and ellipticals as easy as tapping your Apple Watch on a piece of gym equipment.
Dec 11, 2017, 8:20 PMIn context
Daniel Van Boom / CNET:
Huawei Mate 10 review: at ~$685, it's a cheaper smartphone with performance and cameras comparable to flagships like Galaxy Note8, but no US release is planned   —  Review Sections  —  Review  — CNET - Mobile - Phones - Huawei Mate 10  —  It's hard out here for Huawei.
Dec 8, 2017, 7:50 PMIn context
Erin Carson / CNET:
A look at how hate groups have built their own financing platforms, after being largely pushed off mainstream crowdfunding sites   —  Boxed out of mainstream crowdfunding sites, hate groups have taken a new tack: They're building their own financing platforms.
Dec 5, 2017, 8:35 AMIn context
Dara Kerr / CNET:
Lyft to require all corporate employees to spend four hours per quarter as a Lyft driver, staffing driver-support calls, or working in a driver hub   —  Melissa Waters decided to try something different a few months ago: She drove for Lyft.  —  She had the usual experiences of picking up riders and dropping them off.
Dec 1, 2017, 4:25 PMIn context
Stephen Shankland / CNET:
Mozilla reports $520M in 2016 revenues, up 24% YoY   —  Well, now we know what paid for all those programmers cranking out the overhauled Firefox Quantum browser: a major infusion of new money.  —  Mozilla, the nonprofit behind the open-source web browser, saw its 2016 revenue increase 24 percent …
Dec 1, 2017, 1:05 PMIn context

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