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Steve Dent / Engadget:
Amazon brings Echo speakers with Alexa and Amazon Prime Music to Canada; Alexa has a new English voice with a Canadian accent, but isn't available in French   —  The absence of Amazon's Alexa and Prime Music services in Canada has been a strange oversight, given that the nation's share a border and (one of two) common languages.
Nov 15, 2017, 9:55 AMIn context
Richard Lai / Engadget:
HTC intros Vive Wave VR Open Platform for hardware makers, unveils Vive Focus standalone VR headset for China with inside-out tracking; price, release date TBD   —  After a couple of teases earlier this year, HTC has finally unveiled its upcoming standalone VR headset at today's Vive Developer Conference in Beijing.
Nov 14, 2017, 12:15 AMIn context
Mariella Moon / Engadget:
PayPal launches Money Pools feature to help you pool money for group payments   —  These days, you have a lot of ways to choose from when splitting bills with friends.  You can send money through Facebook Messenger, chip in for dinner mid-Skype chat or even pay your debt as an email attachment on Gmail.
Nov 10, 2017, 3:40 PMIn context
David Lumb / Engadget:
Facebook launches closed beta of Customer Chat, a plugin for businesses to enable Messenger chats on company websites that works across multiple devices   —  While most of the billion-plus users on Facebook Messenger are individuals, the company has refined its messaging platform to be more business-friendly.
Nov 7, 2017, 10:50 AMIn context
Mariella Moon / Engadget:
Estonia freezes access to online services for 760K people using national ID cards until certificates potentially compromised via RSA security flaw are updated   —  Estonia's residents use their mandatory national IDs to access pretty much anything, from online banking to online voting.
Nov 6, 2017, 2:55 AMIn context
Steve Dent / Engadget:
Facebook launches Polls with pictures and gif support on iOS, Android, and the web   —  Polls check a lot of social media manager boxes like “engagement,” “feedback” and “traffic lift.”  With all those buzzwords, it's truly a wonder that Facebook hadn't yet pilfered, I mean borrowed, the idea from poll-crazy rival Twitter.
Nov 3, 2017, 12:00 PMIn context
Daniel Cooper / Engadget:
Patreon's recent crackdown on adult content worries sex workers and creators of erotic art   —  NSFW Warning: This story may contain links to and descriptions or images of explicit sexual acts.  —  On October 17th, crowdfunding website Patreon amended the terms of its acceptable use policy as part of a wider program of reform.
Oct 29, 2017, 6:00 AMIn context
Devindra Hardawar / Engadget:
AMD debuts Ryzen Mobile CPUs for ultrathin notebooks: 2.2GHz Ryzen 7 2700U with 3.8GHz Turbo, 10 Vega cores; 2GHz Ryzen 5 2500U with 3.8Ghz Turbo, 8 Vega cores   —  It's been a revival year for AMD.  Its Ryzen chips thrust it back into the desktop arena — so much so that it practically forced Intel …
Oct 26, 2017, 11:10 AMIn context
Saqib Shah / Engadget:
Facebook partners with auto dealers, including Edmunds, Cars.com, Auction123, CDK Global, and SocialDealer, to add used car listings into its Marketplace   —  Facebook Marketplace has been around for a year now.  In that time, the social network has gotten a firm grasp on what users are buying and selling on its Craigslist rival.
Oct 26, 2017, 6:30 AMIn context
Mariella Moon / Engadget:
Misfit's 1.39-inch Vapor smartwatch with Android Wear 2.0, AMOLED display, and 4GB of memory, goes on sale October 31 for $200   —  Nobody can say that Misfit Vapor is vaporware anymore.  The smartwatch will finally be available for purchase on October 31st from Misfit's website …
Oct 24, 2017, 9:15 AMIn context

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