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Dieter Bohn / The Verge:
Amazon SVP Dave Limp talks about company's strategy for Alexa, says 100M+ devices with Alexa on board have been sold to date   —  More than 100 million devices with Alexa on board have been sold.  That's the all-too-rare actual number that Amazon's SVP of devices and services, Dave Limp, revealed to me earlier this week.
Jan 4, 2019, 4:23 PMIn context
Makena Kelly / The Verge:
PepsiCo says it will roll out a fleet of snack-carrying robots called “snackbots” to deliver snacks and beverages on University of the Pacific's campus in CA   —  Order on the app, pick up around campus  —  Today, PepsiCo announced that it will be rolling out a fleet …
Jan 4, 2019, 10:30 AMIn context
Vlad Savov / The Verge:
Apple and Samsung struggle to adapt to stalling sales as smartphones reach market saturation, plateau technologically, and face unstinting competition in China   —  The two biggest phone makers are having to adapt to stalling sales and unstinting competition from China
Jan 3, 2019, 9:50 PMIn context
Makena Kelly / The Verge:
Report: for the second year in a row, FCC's Ajit Pai has canceled his CES trip, as the US government shutdown forces furloughs for non-essential FCC employees   —  It will be the second year in a row that he hasn't attended the conference  —  Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai …
Jan 3, 2019, 5:30 PMIn context
Andrew J. Hawkins / The Verge:
GM's self-driving unit Cruise partners with DoorDash to test a food delivery service in San Francisco starting in early 2019   —  The pilot will commence in early 2019 in San Francisco  —  Cruise Automation, the self-driving unit of General Motors, is teaming up with DoorDash to test …
Jan 3, 2019, 1:36 PMIn context
Jesse Damiani / The Verge:
Netflix's interactive format for films like Bandersnatch makes content harder to pirate, increases viewer engagement, and generates insightful data about users   —  Light spoilers for Black Mirror's interactive episode Bandersnatch ahead.  —  On Friday, December 28th, after months of speculation …
Jan 3, 2019, 1:00 PMIn context
Jon Porter / The Verge:
Google says automatic spam protection within the default Android Messages app has begun rolling out to some users; the spam protection is opt-out by default   —  The feature collects phone numbers, and that means privacy concerns  —  Google has confirmed that automatic spam protection within …
Jan 3, 2019, 11:30 AMIn context
Chris Welch / The Verge:
Roku Channel adds premium subscriptions, with networks including Showtime, Starz, and Epix available on Roku devices and apps, Samsung smart TVs, and more   —  Pay for everything on one bill with your Roku account  —  The Roku Channel, which offers free-to-watch, ad-supported movies …
Jan 2, 2019, 9:30 AMIn context
Meher Ahmad / The Verge:
Profiles of Arab women influencers, like the recently murdered Tara Fares, who are pushing boundaries in conservative societies while facing death threats   —  Middle Eastern women like Tara Fares hustle for followers and brands like any other influencers — but they risk being killed for it
Dec 29, 2018, 9:05 PMIn context
Chaim Gartenberg / The Verge:
Instagram briefly replaces vertical feed with horizontal scrolling for many users, says it was meant to be a small test that “went broader than we anticipated”   —  The new layout was caused by a bug, according to the company  —  Instagram has quietly started testing a horizontal feed …
Dec 27, 2018, 11:33 AMIn context

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