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Thuy Ong / The Verge:
Snap announces Map Explore, which gives users updates on what's happening in Snap Maps, rolling out globally in the next few weeks   —  The feature will also highlight breaking news snaps and other events from around the world  —  Snap is introducing a new feature called Map Explore today …
Mar 22, 2018, 12:30 PMIn context
Dieter Bohn / The Verge:
Google rolls out the ability to send payments using Assistant through Google Pay to iOS and Android users in the US   —  But only via Google Pay  —  Google is rolling out the ability to send peer-to-peer payments with Google Assistant.  Starting today (only in the US) …
Mar 22, 2018, 11:20 AMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Twitter and Google lose key information security leaders: Michael Coates leaves Twitter after three years, and Michal Zalewski leaves Google after 11 years   —  Michael Coates joined Twitter in 2015  —  Twitter's chief information security officer is leaving the company, sources familiar with the matter have told The Verge.
Mar 21, 2018, 5:25 PMIn context
Colin Lecher / The Verge:
Senate votes 97-2 to advance the Stop Enabling Sex Traffickers Act, which was initially opposed by tech giants; Trump will now likely sign it into law   —  The Senate has voted 97-2 to advance the Stop Enabling Sex Traffickers Act, a controversial initiative meant to crack down on sex trafficking on the internet.
Mar 21, 2018, 4:40 PMIn context
Adi Robertson / The Verge:
Qualcomm announces new Snapdragon 845-based VR developer kit with Tobii eye-tracking and HTC Vive Wave support, launching in second quarter of this year   —  Qualcomm is launching a development kit based on its Snapdragon 845 VR platform in the second quarter of this year.
Mar 21, 2018, 8:50 AMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Brian Acton, who cofounded WhatsApp, which was acquired by Facebook for $16B, tweeted “It is time. #deletefacebook”   —  Facebook bought his app for $16 billion  —  In 2014, Facebook bought WhatsApp for $16 billion, making its co-founders — Jan Koum and Brian Acton — very wealthy men.
Mar 20, 2018, 8:15 PMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Source: Mark Zuckerberg expected to address Facebook employees about Cambridge Analytica scandal at 1pm ET on Friday during the company's regular Q&A session   —  And Sheryl Sandberg is too  —  After nearly four days of silence from top executives on the unfolding controversy around …
Mar 20, 2018, 7:15 PMIn context
Shannon Liao / The Verge:
New York and Massachusetts AGs jointly investigating Facebook; source says they're asking for all notifications sent to users about data collection since 2013   —  “Companies that control huge amounts of personal data have a legal obligation”  —  New York and Massachusetts attorneys general …
Mar 20, 2018, 4:40 PMIn context
Chaim Gartenberg / The Verge:
Google says it will spend $300M over the next three years to support journalism and fight disinformation through the newly announced Google News Initiative   —  ‘We need to do more’  —  Google is announcing new efforts today to support the media industry by fighting misinformation and bolstering journalism …
Mar 20, 2018, 11:14 AMIn context
Andrew J. Hawkins / The Verge:
Coord, a spin-off of Alphabet's Sidewalk Labs, releases a free digital map of curbside parking and loading rules in San Francisco searchable by day, time, more   —  Alphabet's smart city spinoff has mapped all of San Francisco's parking rules  —  Urban curbsides have traditionally …
Mar 20, 2018, 1:35 AMIn context

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