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Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Facebook says it has taken down 425 Pages and 150 more Facebook and Instagram accounts linked to the Myanmar military for posting anti-Rohingya messages   —  The accounts were sharing “anti-Rohingya messages” — the same kind of messages that have played into a broader genocide in Myanmar.
Dec 18, 2018, 8:40 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Snap's hardware unit, SnapLab, gets its third new boss in six months as Sahil Sharma, VP of hardware development who joined in July, departs   —  Snap's hardware team has seen a lot of changes this year.  —  Snap's secretive hardware unit, SnapLab — the team responsible for its Spectacles photo …
Dec 18, 2018, 3:00 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Facebook says its Clear History feature, which was announced at F8 2018, is taking longer than expected and should be ready for testing by spring 2019   —  “It's taking longer than we initially had thought.”  —  Back in May, at the height of Facebook's Cambridge Analytica privacy scandal …
Dec 17, 2018, 12:25 PMIn context
Rani Molla / Recode:
A visual review of the biggest tech trends of 2018: sentiment toward Amazon's HQ2 search, the plateau of social media use, Facebook's trust betrayals, and more   —  Here's a visual look back at the year.  —  There's been a lot to keep track of this year.  We've endured disasters both natural …
Dec 14, 2018, 5:40 AMIn context
Peter Kafka / Recode:
Sources: Facebook is in talks with pay TV channels, including HBO, Showtime, and Starz, about selling their streaming TV services on its platform   —  The world's biggest social network wants to get into the pay TV business — by taking a page from Amazon.  —  Facebook is readying …
Dec 13, 2018, 6:05 PMIn context
Jason Del Rey / Recode:
Instacart says it will end its partnership with Whole Foods starting in February; source: move is expected to reduce Instacart's revenue by less than 5 percent   —  Instacart will begin pulling the first group of workers out of Whole Foods locations in February.
Dec 13, 2018, 1:05 PMIn context
Rani Molla / Recode:
Ookla report on US broadband: mean download speeds rose 35.8% and upload speeds rose 22.0% from last year; Xfinity and Verizon were fastest broadband providers   —  New Jersey had the fastest broadband, while Maine had the slowest.  —  Finally some good news: The internet is getting faster, especially fixed broadband internet.
Dec 12, 2018, 4:10 PMIn context
Recode:
Recap of Pichai's testimony before Congress, where he said Google had 100+ people working on a Chinese search engine but has no plans to launch it “right now”   —  Here's what we learned when the search giant's CEO answered questions from the House Judiciary Committee.
Dec 11, 2018, 2:10 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Sources: Vishal Shah, a product exec who oversaw Instagram's shopping efforts, ad products, and IGTV, has been promoted to head of product for all of Instagram   —  Vishal Shah has been promoted to lead all of Instagram's product efforts.  —  Instagram has filled one of its most important executive vacancies …
Dec 10, 2018, 5:30 PMIn context
Jason Del Rey / Recode:
How Amazon is limiting the ability of popular brands to sell independently via its Marketplace, if they also want to sell their goods directly via Amazon itself   —  Some companies are choosing to end their relationship with Amazon rather than cave to the online retailer's demands.
Dec 2, 2018, 12:25 AMIn context

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