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Alex Cranz / Gizmodo:
Fitbit Ionic smartwatch review: best fitness tracking, incredible battery life, stores music and credit card numbers easily, but ugly design and buggy software   —  The “Your Fitbit Ionic is running low on battery” notification arrived on my phone and in my inbox at the same time around …
Sep 19, 2017, 9:35 AMIn context
Kate Conger / Gizmodo:
Face ID uses front, infrared cameras plus flood illuminator, dot projector sensors to model face, requires user gaze to unlock and pay, can be used in apps   —  Apple is rolling out facial recognition to unlock its new iPhone X, as has been rumored for months and confirmed in leaks over the weekend.
Sep 12, 2017, 3:25 PMIn context
Kashmir Hill / Gizmodo:
Reporter details pressure from Google and bosses to take down 2011 Forbes post criticizing Google practices with Plus and search; Google says info was under NDA   —  The story in the New York Times this week was unsettling: The New America Foundation, a major think tank …
Sep 1, 2017, 12:10 AMIn context
Kashmir Hill / Gizmodo:
Facebook's “People You May Know” recommends a relative a reporter didn't know she had, raising privacy questions; Facebook, citing privacy, won't offer details   —  Rebecca Porter and I were strangers, as far as I knew.  Facebook, however, thought we might be connected.
Aug 26, 2017, 2:05 AMIn context
Kate Conger / Gizmodo:
DoJ says DreamHost warrant was too broad, states it has no interest in records relating to 1.3M IP addresses of visitors to anti-Trump site   —  The US Department of Justice is rescinding its request for IP logs that would have revealed visitors to a website used to plan a protest during Donald Trump's inauguration.
Aug 22, 2017, 7:00 PMIn context
Kate Conger / Gizmodo:
Cloudflare CEO Matthew Prince says firm has stopped protecting Daily Stormer from DDoS attacks, explains his discomfort with policy reversal in email to staff   —  Internet companies typically take a hands-off approach to offensive content on their networks, erring on the side of maintaining an open internet.
Aug 16, 2017, 6:43 PMIn context
Kate Conger / Gizmodo:
Exclusive: Here's The Full 10-Page Anti-Diversity Screed Circulating Internally at Google   —  Update 7:25pm ET: Google's new Vice President of Diversity, Integrity & Governance Danielle Brown has issued her own memo to Google employees in response to the now-viral memo, “Google's Ideological Echo Chamber.”
Aug 5, 2017, 4:40 PMIn context
Kevin Collier / Gizmodo:
DEF CON hackers find unencrypted data of 650K Tennessee voters, including names, addresses, political affiliation, on a decommissioned poll machine sold on eBay   —  When 650 thousand Tennesseans voted in the Memphis area, they probably didn't expect their personal information would eventually …
Aug 2, 2017, 10:55 AMIn context
Kate Conger / Gizmodo:
Facebook announces $500K investment in Defending Digital Democracy, a group that combats election hacking and disinformation campaigns   —  Facebook is sponsoring the efforts of former Hillary Clinton and Mitt Romney campaign managers to combat hacking and disinformation campaigns designed to interfere with elections.
Jul 26, 2017, 1:00 PMIn context
Dell Cameron / Gizmodo:
Twitter removes 90K accounts after ZeroFOX researchers found botnet, dubbed SIREN, that had pushed out 8.5M posts with links to dating services   —  Last week, Twitter's security team purged nearly 90,000 fake accounts after outside researchers discovered a massive botnet peddling links to fake “dating” and “romance” services.
Jul 18, 2017, 10:55 AMIn context

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