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Lux Alptraum / The Verge:
Tumblr's initial embrace of pornography helped it grow users, but it has since been phased out following Yahoo acquisition   —  When censoring sex becomes preferable to acknowledging its existence  —  About a decade ago, I met up with Tumblr founder David Karp at a SoHo coffee shop.
Dec 8, 2018, 1:55 AMIn context
Dami Lee / The Verge:
Amazon says Alexa can now better recognize context, such as playing the right song after an inaccurate request or launching a skill without hearing its name   —  Alexa will understand you meant to say, ‘Play Nice for What’ instead of ‘Good for What’  —  In a developer blog post published today …
Dec 7, 2018, 10:00 PMIn context
Julia Alexander / The Verge:
Inside the collapse of Defy Media, which raised $70M and oversaw 50+ YouTube creators, including Smosh, many of whom are still owed money   —  Ryland Adams is one of YouTube's most prominent creators, best known for his collaborative work with boyfriend Shane Dawson and his time as a host on Clevver …
Dec 7, 2018, 9:15 AMIn context
Makena Kelly / The Verge:
FTC's Consumer Protection Bureau head cannot participate in investigations involving 120 companies like Facebook, Equifax, Uber, due to conflict of interest   —  The list of 120 includes Uber, Twitter, and Equifax  —  The Federal Trade Commission's top consumer protection official is prohibited …
Dec 6, 2018, 10:05 PMIn context
Sean Hollister / The Verge:
Qualcomm announces the Snapdragon 8cx, an “extreme” processor for Windows laptops that it says is the first 7nm chip for a PC platform   —  Could Qualcomm replace Intel in your next Windows PC?  —  The “X” stands for “extreme.”  That's what Qualcomm's marketing department wants you to think about the new Snapdragon 8cx.
Dec 6, 2018, 2:50 PMIn context
Tom Warren / The Verge:
Microsoft says it will rebuild Edge to run on Google's open source Chromium project and will make it available on macOS, Windows 7, and Windows 8   —  A Chromium version of Edge will also arrive on Windows 7 and Windows 8  —  Microsoft is announcing some significant changes to its Edge browser today.
Dec 6, 2018, 12:07 PMIn context
Chaim Gartenberg / The Verge:
Google says it will stop working on Allo and instead focus on Messages; Allo will stop working March 2019   —  Google has officially announced that it's shutting down Allo, ending the run of yet another failed Google chat app experiment.  The news isn't entirely unsurprising …
Dec 5, 2018, 9:30 PMIn context
The Verge:
Qualcomm gives details on Snapdragon 855, its smartphone chipset: X24 modem, which isn't 5G compatible, 7 nanometer for 20% better graphics, and AI improvements   —  Qualcomm calls it an AI powerhouse  —  Qualcomm officially took the wraps off the Snapdragon 855, its next generation processor, yesterday at the SnapDragon Tech Summit.
Dec 5, 2018, 4:00 PMIn context
Tom Warren / The Verge:
Interview with Microsoft's office design head Jon Friedman on how it has streamlined its process by getting Office, Windows, and Surface groups working closely   —  Microsoft has open-sourced its design internally  —  Microsoft has changed the way it approaches design.
Dec 5, 2018, 12:35 PMIn context
Russell Brandom / The Verge:
Months after Facebook was shown to surreptitiously collect Android call and SMS records, emails show Facebook's growth team added the feature amid “PR” fears   —  Internal emails show Facebook weighing the privacy risks of collecting call records — then going ahead anyway
Dec 5, 2018, 12:20 PMIn context

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