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Ashley Carman / The Verge:
Snap says it will start paying top creators over the next year and that it's “neglected the creator community”   —  Snap says it's going to pay top creators, similarly to how YouTube incentivizes people to create videos in exchange for ad revenue.
Nov 7, 2017, 5:55 PMIn context
Ashley Carman / The Verge:
Smart home security camera Canary starts charging $9.99/mo for previously free services like night mode and recording for later viewing, angering users   —  Night vision now costs $9.99 a month  —  Canary, a connected home security camera company, announced changes to its free service last week that went into effect on Tuesday.
Oct 4, 2017, 6:40 PMIn context
Ashley Carman / The Verge:
Google debuts Pixel Buds, wireless earbuds with real-time translation, in 3 colors for $159; Android users on Nougat or higher can pair by just opening the case   —  Google-branded earbuds are coming.  The company announced at its annual hardware event today that it'll be releasing truly wireless earbuds …
Oct 4, 2017, 1:50 PMIn context
Ashley Carman / The Verge:
Amazon now lets Echo play music across multiple rooms, debuts API to let Alexa control music on third-party connected speakers   —  Amazon Echo devices can now handle music playback across multiple rooms.  The company announced today Echo users can now synchronize music across devices in their home.
Aug 29, 2017, 10:15 AMIn context
Ashley Carman / The Verge:
Report: Snap in talks to buy Zero Zero Robotics, best known for its Hover Camera Passport Drone, which uses facial recognition to photograph users from the air   —  Snap is still trying to get into the drone business.  After reportedly buying LA-based drone company Ctrl Me Robotics earlier this year …
Aug 1, 2017, 9:15 PMIn context
Ashley Carman / The Verge:
Kickstarter partners with Avnet and Dragon Innovation to launch Hardware Studio program, aimed at helping hardware-focused projects succeed   —  Kickstarter announced the launch of a new program today, called Hardware Studio, that's designed to help startups navigate the dizzying world of manufacturing.
May 18, 2017, 12:45 PMIn context
Ashley Carman / The Verge:
Andy Rubin-backed Lighthouse unveils smart security camera that can identify people and pets, and ships in September for $399 with a one-year service   —  The team at Lighthouse, a startup out of Android co-founder Andy Rubin's Playground accelerator, doesn't see its new hardware product as a home security camera.
May 11, 2017, 10:05 AMIn context
Ashley Carman / The Verge:
Amazon's FreeTime app comes to Android, the first time it's available on non-Amazon devices, and includes kid-friendly books, videos, apps, and games   —  Amazon's FreeTime service provides parents with firm controls over the content their kids consume.  The company approves books, videos …
May 3, 2017, 11:25 AMIn context
Ashley Carman / The Verge:
FBI arrests person who allegedly tweeted seizure-inducing strobe at Newsweek's Kurt Eichenwald   —  An arrest has been made three months after someone tweeted a seizure-inducing strobe at writer and Vanity Fair contributing editor Kurt Eichenwald.  The Dallas FBI confirmed the arrest to The Verge today …
Mar 17, 2017, 12:55 PMIn context
Ashley Carman / The Verge:
Porsche Design's Book One has specs similar to a Surface Book, but its hinge can bend all the way over and detach; device will launch in US in April for $2,495   —  Porsche Design has announced its new 2-in-1, called the Book One, today at Mobile World Congress and it sure reminds us of a Surface Book.
Feb 28, 2017, 12:15 AMIn context

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