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Chaim Gartenberg / The Verge:
Nest co-founder Matt Rogers is leaving the company just after it rejoins Google   —  Rogers served as chief product officer at Nest  —  Nest co-founder Matt Rogers announced on Twitter today that he'll be leaving the smart home company.  The news comes just a day after Nest …
Feb 8, 2018, 6:40 PMIn context
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey says average tweet length has remained the same after doubling character limit, but engagement has increased   —  It turns out, 280-character tweets aren't the end of all that's good about Twitter.  On a call with investors this morning, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey …
Feb 8, 2018, 11:10 AMIn context
Adi Robertson / The Verge:
Reddit bans r/deepfakes, which was devoted to making AI-powered porn using celebrities' faces, and updates site-wide rules regarding “involuntary pornography”   —  Reddit has banned the r/deepfakes subreddit that's devoted to making AI-powered porn using celebrities' faces …
Feb 7, 2018, 2:00 PMIn context
Andrew J. Hawkins / The Verge:
Data from over 1.8M Uber drivers shows women earn $1.24/hour and $130/week less than men on average, in part because they drive slower and for fewer hours   —  Women drive slower than men, and for fewer hours  —  Men who drive for Uber earn roughly 7 percent more per hour than women …
Feb 7, 2018, 1:20 PMIn context
Nick Statt / The Verge:
Alphabet names Dinesh Jain, former COO of TWC, as CEO of Access, its high-speed internet unit that includes Fiber; Jain is Access' third CEO in under two years   —  Another new CEO at Access as Alphabet struggles to figure out the future of Google Fiber  —  Google parent company Alphabet …
Feb 6, 2018, 7:40 PMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
A pollster Facebook hired in April '17, who quit after 6 months, says his role was to measure Zuckerberg's approval ratings and track speeches amid US tour   —  Why Tavis McGinn quit after six months  —  Tavis McGinn applied for a job at Facebook last year hoping to work in market research.
Feb 6, 2018, 2:45 PMIn context
Chaim Gartenberg / The Verge:
Amazon says it will begin removing lock screen ads on its discounted Prime Exclusive Phone program on February 7 but will reportedly raise phones' prices by $20   —  New devices will drop the ads starting tomorrow  —  Amazon has announced that starting tomorrow, February 7th …
Feb 6, 2018, 1:55 PMIn context
Adi Robertson / The Verge:
Patreon is launching its Snapchat Stories-like photo and video feed for artists as a feature called Lens in its mobile app, after announcing it last year   —  Patreon has launched a new feature that it announced last year: a Snapchat Stories-like feed where artists can share pictures and video with patrons.
Feb 6, 2018, 1:15 PMIn context
Nilay Patel / The Verge:
Apple HomePod review: best-in-class sound for $349 and above, looks great, but Siri only works with Apple Music, bad support for third-party services   —  I don't think I've ever described a tech product as “lonely” before, but it's the word I thought about the most as I was reviewing Apple's new HomePod.
Feb 6, 2018, 9:10 AMIn context
Andrew J. Hawkins / The Verge:
EHang releases footage of latest manned test flights in China of the 184, an autonomous, electric quadcopter taxi that can carry a single person up to 10 miles   —  But I'm still highly skeptical this can scale  —  Two years ago, Chinese drone maker Ehang came to CES in Las Vegas and promised …
Feb 5, 2018, 10:15 PMIn context

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