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Ry Crist / CNET:
Amazon and Microsoft begin rolling out Alexa and Cortana integrations, with the ability to ask each assistant to “open” the other   —  Alexa and Cortana: Tech's new BFFs?  —  That's the premise behind a cooperative effort from Amazon and Microsoft that lets Alexa users cue up Cortana on their Echo speakers.
Aug 15, 2018, 9:30 AMIn context
Steven Musil / CNET:
Twitter puts account of Alex Jones in read-only mode for seven days after a tweet violated policy; he can browse but can't tweet, retweet, or like other posts   —  Twitter has cut off Alex Jones from key functions of his account after the founder and star of conspiracy site Infowars violated another Twitter policy.
Aug 14, 2018, 10:15 PMIn context
Richard Nieva / CNET:
Facebook announces Facebook Connectivity, a new umbrella organization for all of its broadband and infrastructure projects, including Internet.org   —  If Facebook's founding mission was to make the world “more open and connected,” CEO Mark Zuckerberg seemed hell-bent on doing it in more ways than one.
Aug 10, 2018, 1:25 PMIn context
Dara Kerr / CNET:
Uber Eats says it's switching from flat $5 delivery fees to variable fees based on distance, usually between $2 and $8; the new pricing is rolling out today   —  When you order food with Uber Eats, you pay for a few different line items.  —  First, there's the cost of the pizza, sushi, ice cream or whatever it is you're ordering.
Aug 8, 2018, 3:05 PMIn context
Scott Stein / CNET:
Magic Leap's One Creator Edition AR headset launches for select users for $2,295+ online; each device must be set up in person via white glove service Enjoy   —  The Magic Leap One AR headset is out now for $2,295, but not everywhere  —  Surprise!  But there's a good chance you still may not be able to buy it.
Aug 8, 2018, 8:30 AMIn context
Marrian Zhou / CNET:
Apple responds to Congress' inquiry from last month on privacy and security with 19-page letter that covers location tracking, microphone use, and more   —  Apple has just responded to Congress' inquiry on how it protects user privacy.  —  The House Committee on Energy and Commerce …
Aug 7, 2018, 9:15 PMIn context
Roger Cheng / CNET:
DOJ says in its appeal of AT&T/Time Warner merger that court's ruling showed “fundamental errors of economic logic” like ignoring risk of rising consumer prices   —  The fight over AT&T and Time Warner is still very much a thing.  —  The US Department of Justice on Monday filed …
Aug 6, 2018, 5:05 PMIn context
Jessica Dolcourt / CNET:
Aug 6, 2018, 2:00 AMIn context
Ry Crist / CNET:
Charlie Kindel, who helped found Amazon's Alexa Smart Home division before leaving in April, has joined luxury home automation company Control4 as an SVP   —  Four months after leaving his position as Amazon's director of Alexa Smart Home, Charlie Kindel is back to work …
Aug 2, 2018, 5:10 PMIn context
Ben Fox Rubin / CNET:
CIRP: Amazon has 70% of smart speaker market in US and Google has 24% as installed base hits 50M; Apple doubled its share in Q2 to 6%   —  Apple was late to bring out its own smart speaker, and it shows.  —  Only 6 percent of smart speaker users in the US had one of the tech titan's HomePod devices …
Aug 2, 2018, 3:00 PMIn context

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