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Adi Robertson / The Verge:
Spammers are emailing businesses, schools, and other locations in the US, Canada, and New Zealand, demanding bitcoin as ransom to not detonate a supposed bomb   —  Spammers are sending a wave of threats to businesses, schools, and other locations in English-speaking countries across the world …
Dec 13, 2018, 7:15 PMIn context
Adi Robertson / The Verge:
In late October, Twitter banned “deadnaming” transgender users, deliberately referring to them with the wrong pronoun, as it seeks to crack down on abuse   —  Twitter now prohibits misgendering or “deadnaming” transgender people, alongside other harassment and abuse tactics.
Nov 27, 2018, 1:35 PMIn context
Adi Robertson / The Verge:
Facebook's second content moderation report: from April to September, 1.5B fake accounts were closed and 23.3M instances of violent content were removed   —  Facebook's latest transparency report shows a big jump in spam and violent content takedowns, some advances in proactively identifying hate speech …
Nov 15, 2018, 4:05 PMIn context
Adi Robertson / The Verge:
HTC brings Vive Focus, its standalone VR headset available in China, to North America and Europe for $599 with an Advantage service option costing $749   —  HTC will start selling its standalone Vive Focus virtual reality headset worldwide today, after an initial launch in China earlier this year.
Nov 8, 2018, 3:40 PMIn context
Adi Robertson / The Verge:
Oculus begins rolling out new features, including a system-wide option for reporting abuse and the ability to cast the screen to a phone, currently in beta   —  Oculus is rolling out new features, including a system-wide option for reporting abuse.  The update is available on the Oculus …
Oct 24, 2018, 3:20 PMIn context
Adi Robertson / The Verge:
Magic Leap expands shipping for its One Creator Edition headset, which costs $2,295, to most of the US with deliveries arriving within 60 days   —  As Magic Leap holds the first developer conference for its Magic Leap One mixed reality headset, that headset has started shipping across …
Oct 10, 2018, 3:05 PMIn context
Adi Robertson / The Verge:
California Governor has signed a bill that would require “reasonable security” for all new IoT devices, making California the first state with an IoT law   —  California Governor Jerry Brown has signed a cybersecurity law covering “smart” devices, making California the first state with such a law.
Sep 28, 2018, 6:20 PMIn context
Adi Robertson / The Verge:
Reddit bans r/GreatAwakening, the main subreddit for QAnon conspiracy theories, citing rules on inciting violence and harassment   —  Reddit has banned its subreddit devoted to QAnon conspiracy theories, stating that it violated rules against “inciting violence, harassment, and the dissemination of personal information.”
Sep 12, 2018, 4:02 PMIn context
Adi Robertson / The Verge:
Magic Leap headset first look: functional and thoughtfully designed, with some advantages over competitors, but not a radical step forward nor a magical advance   —  When you write about augmented reality headsets, you're supposed to start by describing something impossible …
Aug 8, 2018, 9:00 AMIn context
The Verge:
DOJ's appeal against AT&T-Time Warner merger probably won't succeed but the appeal itself could have a chilling effect on vertical merger bids in the short term   —  It probably won't succeed, but it could still put companies on notice  —  Yesterday, the Department of Justice appealed …
Jul 14, 2018, 10:20 PMIn context

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