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Ashley Carman / The Verge:
Apple to start reporting government requests to remove apps from App Store, satisfied 79% of ~30K government requests for info on devices from July to Dec. 2017   —  Apple issued one of its bi-annual transparency reports today, and apart from the usual numbers on account takedown requests …
May 25, 2018, 5:00 PMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Some candidates complain they cannot advertise on Facebook before June 5 primaries, as they wait for authorization codes to arrive by mail under the new rules   —  Candidates are blocked from buying ads while they wait on authorization codes  —  Facebook introduced new disclosure rules …
May 25, 2018, 3:00 PMIn context
Micah Singleton / The Verge:
YouTube Music review: easy to use with an excellent home screen and recommendation engine but confusing price structure and missing power user features   —  After years of false starts, YouTube is now serious about music streaming  —  YouTube Music, the video service's first full-fledged …
May 25, 2018, 10:10 AMIn context
Russell Brandom / The Verge:
Orlando police say its tests of Amazon's facial recognition system were limited to basic testing, and no members of the public were entered for search   —  In a press conference today, Orlando Police Chief John Mina offered new details on the city's facial recognition program …
May 24, 2018, 7:20 PMIn context
Natt Garun / The Verge:
YouTube brings its previously mobile-only messaging feature to the web, letting logged in users share and talk about videos in a chat window with friends   —  Because we have not yet reached peak messaging on Google products, YouTube is now bringing its previously mobile-only messaging feature to the web.
May 24, 2018, 5:20 PMIn context
Shannon Liao / The Verge:
Pornhub launches a free VPN, called VPNHUB, with unlimited bandwidth, available on iOS, Android, Mac, and Windows, alongside $13/month ad-free premium VPN   —  Pornhub is launching its own VPN service today with free and unlimited bandwidth.  The VPN is supposed to help users avoid ISP throttling and geographic limitations.
May 24, 2018, 10:50 AMIn context
Nick Statt / The Verge:
Instapaper, owned by Pinterest, says it will be temporarily unavailable to all European users on May 24 as it works to ensure GDPR compliance by May 25   —  The read-it-later app needs time to make changes ahead of GDPR going into effect on Friday  —  Popular read-it-later app Instapaper informed …
May 24, 2018, 5:55 AMIn context
Andrew J. Hawkins / The Verge:
Uber says it will open an Advanced Technologies Center in Paris focused on its Uber Elevate flying taxis project, will spend €20 million over five years   —  S'envoler  —  Uber's plan to fill the skies above cities with swarms of electric-powered flying taxis is getting its own dedicated laboratory.
May 24, 2018, 2:55 AMIn context
Ashley Carman / The Verge:
Tinder says it is testing Tinder Places, which will let users find potential matches based on places they travel to, powered by Foursquare, in Australia, Chile   —  We knew Tinder Places — the dating app's new way to connect people through location sharing — was coming …
May 23, 2018, 5:40 PMIn context
Shannon Liao / The Verge:
The Marshall Islands, with 53K citizens, will issue its own cryptocurrency called “sovereign” or SOV, limited to 24M tokens, to replace the US dollar there   —  The Marshall Islands made its own cryptocurrency, doing away with the US dollar.  The government has signed the change into law …
May 23, 2018, 2:25 PMIn context

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