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Anthony Ha / TechCrunch:
Flipboard debuts Storyboards, letting publishers and verified users create roundups of articles, videos, tweets, and more, as part of its new Curator Pro tool   —  Flipboard is giving news publishers and other curators on the platform a new way to highlight content through a format called Storyboards.
Jun 18, 2020, 11:15 AMIn context
James Hercher / AdExchanger:
YouTube announces new shoppable “storefront” video ad unit, with clickable product images that link to the advertising brand's product   —  Google released a direct response ad format for YouTube on Thursday that will make YouTube ads more shoppable, and more closely integrated with a brand's Google Merchant Center account.
Jun 18, 2020, 10:40 AMIn context
Seth Schiesel / New York Times:
Sources: since February, Apple has rejected at least five versions of Facebook Gaming, citing rules that prohibit apps that primarily distribute casual games   —  Apple has repeatedly denied Facebook's new Gaming app from appearing in its App Store, citing its own rules.
Jun 18, 2020, 10:06 AMIn context
Danielle Mackey / Rest of World:
Ecuador's state-run Twitter troll army, perfected by former president Rafael Correa, has become less organized but more sophisticated since his departure   —  Ecuador's government-run Twitter army became a nexus for online political harassment across the world.  —  • QUITO, ECUADOR
Jun 18, 2020, 7:15 AMIn context
Kenrick Cai / Forbes:
Drishti, which develops AI-powered video analytics tech for improving manual assembly line efficiency, raises $25M Series B from Sozo Ventures, a16z, and others   —  Try to think of the top manufacturing startups today, and you might struggle to name one.  While some companies leverage manufacturing …
Jun 18, 2020, 4:30 AMIn context
Katie Jennings / Forbes:
Abacus Insights, which seeks to make health care data more interoperable in the US, raises $35M Series B led by Blue Venture Fund, bringing total raised to $53M   —  Health insurance companies have spent decades amassing giant troves of data about their members.
Jun 17, 2020, 11:25 PMIn context
Brian Barrett / Wired:
eBay confirms that ex-CEO Devin Wenig is the person who allegedly ordered six eBay employees to initiate a cyberstalking campaign; Wenig is not being charged   —  Surveillance.  Harassment.  A live cockroach delivery.  US attorneys have charged six former eBay workers in association with an outrageous cyberstalking campaign.
Jun 17, 2020, 5:10 PMIn context
Dell Cameron / Gizmodo:
Sen. Josh Hawley's bill targeting Section 230 seems largely toothless, mandating companies only adhere more closely to their own rules   —  Sen. Josh Hawley, one of Facebook's most vocal critics on Capitol Hill, introduced new legislation on Wednesday that would purportedly chip away …
Jun 17, 2020, 2:35 PMIn context
Ryan Mac / BuzzFeed News:
Documents from an ACLU lawsuit show Microsoft tried to sell facial recognition tech to the DEA in late 2017, six months before the company called for regulation   —  Last week, Microsoft said it would not sell its facial recognition to police departments.  But new documents reveal it was pitching …
Jun 17, 2020, 2:10 PMIn context
Twitter:
Twitter will let users record and add up to 140 seconds of audio to tweets, rolling out to iOS users in the coming weeks   —  Twitter is where you go to talk about what's happening.  Over the years, photos, videos, gifs, and extra characters have allowed you to add your own flair and personality to your conversations.
Jun 17, 2020, 1:45 PMIn context

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