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Marrian Zhou / CNET:
Microsoft says it does not have any plans for VR or mixed reality support for Xbox consoles   —  Microsoft's plans to include virtual reality in Xbox game consoles are virtually over.  —  The software giant told GamesIndustry.biz it isn't working on VR support for its popular Xbox console …
Jun 20, 2018, 7:40 PMIn context
Marguerite Reardon / CNET:
California lawmakers advance a net neutrality bill implementing some protections but not a proposed zero-rating ban that went beyond the FCC's 2015 regulations   —  California will not be the poster child for the nation's strongest set of net neutrality protections, as lawmakers …
Jun 20, 2018, 5:55 PMIn context
Stephen Shankland / CNET:
Privacy-focused Brave browser is testing its own tech for ads that will eventually pay users with its Basic Attention Tokens for viewing or interacting with ads   —  Brave, a browser that blocks conventional online ads and strips privacy-invading trackers off the web, has begun testing its own technology for supplying advertisements.
Jun 19, 2018, 9:15 PMIn context
Ben Fox Rubin / CNET:
Amazon officially announces Hub, its package delivery lockers, and says over 500,000 have access to them as more roll out across US   —  Amazon on Tuesday talked up some of the early successes of its new delivery lockers for apartments, called Hub.  —  The e-commerce giant last July launched the program …
Jun 19, 2018, 12:10 PMIn context
Jennifer Bisset / CNET:
Apple ordered to pay AU$9M fine by Australian court for telling customers they weren't entitled to a refund after the Error 53 bug that bricked some iOS devices   —  The time has come for Apple to pay for the infamous Error 53 that bricked iPhones and iPads taken to a third party for repairs.
Jun 18, 2018, 11:55 PMIn context
Joshua Goldman / CNET:
Samsung announces second generation Chromebook Plus with 12.2-inch touchscreen, 2-in-1 form factor, Intel CPU, 32GB storage, and more for $500   —  Chromebooks — laptops running on Google's browser-based Chrome OS — are generally designed for affordability, making the term “premium Chromebook” something of an oxymoron.
Jun 14, 2018, 12:40 PMIn context
Gordon Gottsegen / CNET:
Valve announces a new Discord-like chat platform called Steam Chat, now in beta   —  Valve is making it easier to chat with your friends while playing your favorite Steam games.  The gaming company just announced Steam Chat, which is currently in beta for anyone to try.
Jun 12, 2018, 5:45 PMIn context
Alfred Ng / CNET:
How the Connecticut State Police trains dogs to sniff out electronics, such as phones, hard drives, and microSD cards, to help out in cybercrime cases   —  Harley darts into a decrepit room in Connecticut.  She's searching for evidence.  —  There are plenty of potential distractions in the room: Wires hang from the ceiling.
Jun 12, 2018, 7:15 AMIn context
Richard Nieva / CNET:
Congress releases Facebook's written responses to follow-up questions from Mark Zuckerberg's April testimony; Facebook says it received 2,000+ questions   —  Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg answered a lot of questions when he testified before Congress in April.
Jun 11, 2018, 7:35 PMIn context
Ben Fox Rubin / CNET:
Wish says it hit $1B+ in revenue in 2017, roughly doubling YoY, had 1M+ merchants and 75M MAUs as of April, as it goes after Walmart's value conscious customers   —  If you log onto the Wish app, you can buy dress shoes for $15, a watch for $3 or a 2-terabyte flash drive for $10.
Jun 11, 2018, 2:10 PMIn context

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