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Kaitlin Benz / CNET:
Netflix to end users' ability to post new reviews July 30 and remove existing written reviews mid-August, will keep thumbs up and down system   —  Soon, it'll be a little harder for you to tell everyone what you thought of Marvel's The Avengers.  —  Netflix is removing a desktop-only feature …
Jul 5, 2018, 10:30 PMIn context
Abrar Al-Heeti / CNET:
Updated California law now requires businesses to set clear auto-renewal terms for digital subscriptions and allow customers to cancel online   —  A California law that went into effect July 1 is aimed at making it easier for customers to cancel their subscriptions online.
Jul 4, 2018, 6:25 PMIn context
Alfred Ng / CNET:
Match says Tinder swipes and images sent between its app and servers are now encrypted and swipe data is now the same size, fixing flaws disclosed in January   —  Your digital dating life is a lot less vulnerable to hackers as a result of security updates from Tinder.
Jun 29, 2018, 7:15 PMIn context
Lori Grunin / CNET:
Comcast says national outages on Friday were partially due to fiber cable cuts at internet backbone service providers CenturyLink and Zayo   —  If you couldn't reach your favorite web sites today at about 12:30 p.m. ET, it wasn't just you.  —  We first noticed it as Comcast customers took …
Jun 29, 2018, 2:15 PMIn context
Stephen Shankland / CNET:
Brave ad-blocking browser releases update with Tor-powered Private Tabs in beta   —  Want more online privacy?  Brave, the ad-blocking browser, has a new way to get it on the web.  —  A new version of the browser released Thursday adds technology called onion routing from the Tor Project as an option to its private tabs.
Jun 29, 2018, 9:05 AMIn context
David Carnoy / CNET:
Amazon introduces Show Mode in its Fire HD tablets via a software update that turns them into an Echo Show for a hands-free Alexa experience   —  Amazon wants you to think of your Fire tablet as not just a tablet but a full-fledged Alexa-enabled device — or more precisely, a slimmed down Echo Show.
Jun 28, 2018, 9:50 AMIn context
Sean Hollister / CNET:
Google says its fix for a Google Home and Chromecast outage has rolled out and users can reboot devices to get the fix now   —  Did you enjoy your Slack outage this morning, perhaps with an extra helping of memes?  Google has confirmed its Google Home smart speaker and Chromecast streaming sticks …
Jun 27, 2018, 6:22 PMIn context
Shara Tibken / CNET:
Qualcomm unveils Snapdragon Wear 2500 Platform for kids' smartwatches with a quad-core A7 processor, 4G LTE, and 5MP camera   —  Qualcomm is betting more kids will soon be sporting smartwatches.  —  The San Diego chipmaker on Tuesday in Shanghai (Wednesday, China time) …
Jun 27, 2018, 12:45 PMIn context
Steven Musil / CNET:
DOJ says first nationwide undercover operation targeting darknet vendors has resulted in arrests of 35 people suspected of selling illicit goods on the darknet   —  After a yearlong sting operation, US law enforcement officials have arrested 35 people suspected of selling “illicit goods” …
Jun 27, 2018, 10:20 AMIn context
Richard Nieva / CNET:
Google opens its human-sounding Duplex AI to a small group of “trusted testers” and businesses that have opted in to receiving calls from Duplex   —  Google is moving ahead with Duplex, the stunningly human-sounding artificial intelligence software behind its new automated system …
Jun 27, 2018, 9:25 AMIn context

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