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Chris Welch / The Verge:
Verizon to start throttling video on smartphones on all unlimited data plans to 720p, with the cheapest “Go Unlimited” plan limiting video to 480p   —  Cheapest plan limits video to 480p, and there's no way to watch 1080p on a phone anymore  —  Well, now we know why Verizon Wireless was …
Aug 22, 2017, 9:45 AMIn context
Thuy Ong / The Verge:
Samsung's Bixby launches in more than 200 countries including the UK, Canada, Australia, and South Africa, is currently available in US English and Korean   —  But it only recognizes English and Korean  —  Samsung's voice assistant Bixby is now accessible in more than 200 countries worldwide …
Aug 22, 2017, 7:55 AMIn context
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Facebook launches a dedicated tab for Safety Check, where it lists crises from around world, rolling out over the coming weeks   —  Facebook has made a permanent page for Safety Check, its feature for letting others know that you're safe during an emergency.  —  The results are pretty eerie.
Aug 21, 2017, 5:55 PMIn context
Kirsten Korosec / The Verge:
Inside Argo AI, an autonomous vehicle technology startup in which Ford pledged to invest $1B   —  In the race to launch autonomous vehicles, artificial intelligence expertise is the prize  —  Somewhere between the 14th and 15th floors in a concrete stairwell, Bryan Salesky pauses …
Aug 21, 2017, 8:30 AMIn context
Russell Brandom / The Verge:
Researchers: October's Mirai botnet attack on Dyn DNS service was incidental; original target was PlayStation Network name servers used by Dyn   —  Targets included Brazilian Minecraft servers and the PlayStation Network  —  Last October, a flood of traffic from the Mirai botnet brought …
Aug 20, 2017, 8:00 PMIn context
Andrew Liptak / The Verge:
Alleged press render of completely redesigned Nest thermostat leaks, the first redesign since it launched in 2011   —  The company has been rumored to be working on a cheaper version  —  The Nest Learning Thermostat is now in its third generation, and aside from software updates …
Aug 19, 2017, 11:35 PMIn context
Dieter Bohn / The Verge:
Essential Phone review: edge-to-edge screen is great, good performance and battery life, but has a mediocre camera, an unproven module system, and no 3.5mm jack   —  An arcane artifact from an unrealized future  —  Even though it was announced less than three months ago at the Code Conference …
Aug 18, 2017, 9:25 AMIn context
Tom Warren / The Verge:
Apple adds new setting in iOS 11 beta that temporarily disables Touch ID, brings up option to call 911 when iPhone users tap power button five times quickly   —  Apple is adding an easy way to quickly disable Touch ID in iOS 11.  A new setting, designed to automate emergency services calls …
Aug 17, 2017, 6:55 PMIn context
Thuy Ong / The Verge:
Facebook will limit the spread of stories in News Feed that feature either fake video play buttons or videos of only a static image   —  Like ones that have a fake play button on videos of still images … Facebook has announced two new updates that will limit video clickbait posts from appearing in the News Feed.
Aug 17, 2017, 12:05 PMIn context
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Sprint opens Essential Phone pre-orders with a $260 discount, only offers black versions, and says units will ship by August 28   —  Sprint is now taking preorders for the Essential Phone, and it's offering subscribers a pretty good perk to jump on it early: a discount of about $260.
Aug 17, 2017, 10:05 AMIn context

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