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Mitchel Broussard / MacRumors:
Apple starts selling Microsoft's Xbox Wireless Controller on its online store for the first time   —  Apple has added the Xbox Wireless Controller to Apple.com, although the accessory is currently unavailable to purchase at the time of writing.  Apple sells a few different gaming controllers …
Oct 9, 2019, 8:10 PMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Facebook's choice to allow political ads with misinformation, while making ad details public, is not a perfect decision but it is a sensible and democratic one   —  It's a problem that needs more than a technical solution  —  If you see an ad on Facebook, should the contents of that ad be true?
Oct 9, 2019, 6:30 PMIn context
CNBC:
Shooting in Halle, Germany was livestreamed on Twitch; ~5 people watched the 35-minute video live and about 2,200 watched before it was removed in ~30 minutes   —  09 October 2019, Saxony-Anhalt, Landsberg: Police officers walk along a hedge with machine guns in their hands near Wiedersdorf/Landsberg.
Oct 9, 2019, 5:40 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Pinterest makes its Progressive Web App available as a Pinterest Lite app download on Google Play in Peru, Argentina, Colombia, Chile, and Mexico   —  Pinterest is the latest tech company to introduce a “Lite” version of its mobile application to meet the needs of users in emerging markets.
Oct 9, 2019, 4:52 PMIn context
Pew Research Center:
Survey of 4,272 US adults shows patchy knowledge on tech issues: many answered correctly on cookies and phishing, few knew about 2FA, https, or private browsing   —  A new Pew Research Center survey finds that Americans' understanding of technology-related issues varies greatly depending on the topic, term or concept.
Oct 9, 2019, 11:25 AMIn context
Cecilia Kang / New York Times:
Facebook refuses Biden campaign's request to take down a misleading Trump campaign ad, rejected by CNN, reigniting a debate about Facebook and political speech   —  WASHINGTON — The 30-second video ad released by the Trump campaign last week is grainy, and the narrator's voice is foreboding.
Oct 9, 2019, 10:35 AMIn context
Ina Fried / Axios:
Twitter says it has unintentionally used some email addresses and phone numbers provided for account security purposes for ad targeting   —  Twitter disclosed Tuesday that it “unintentionally” used some mail address and phone numbers for advertising even though the information was provided for account security.
Oct 8, 2019, 5:04 PMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Norwegian e-paper tablet startup Remarkable raises $15M Series A from Spark Capital   —  Remarkable, the Norwegian startup behind the digital paper tablet of the same name, has raised $15 million in a series A round of funding from Spark Capital.  —  Founded out of Oslo in 2013 …
Oct 8, 2019, 3:25 PMIn context
Washington Post:
Bipartisan Senate report makes recommendations to prevent Russian election interference in 2020, saying Russia sowed social media discord to help Trump in 2016   —  GOP-led panel endorses finding that Russia interfered to help Donald Trump  —  A bipartisan panel of U.S. senators Tuesday called …
Oct 8, 2019, 3:10 PMIn context
Ben Thompson / Stratechery:
As China exports its domestic standards, the US should treat China's leveraging of market access into self-censorship by US companies as trade violations   —  It all started with a tweet:  —  “It” refers to the current imbroglio surrounding Daryl Morey, the General Manager for the Houston Rockets …
Oct 8, 2019, 2:58 PMIn context

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