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Chaim Gartenberg / The Verge:
Facebook says it will ask its employees to take down their reviews of Portal devices on Amazon after three employees were caught leaving 5-star reviews   —  Whoops  —  Facebook's Portal smart displays have had an uphill battle, trying to convince people to willingly give …
Jan 17, 2019, 2:22 PMIn context
Chaim Gartenberg / The Verge:
Comcast now offers Xfinity customers additional security protection on home networks for $5.99/month with xFi Advanced Security, which can quarantine devices   —  Better internet protection, for a price  —  Comcast has announced a new service as part of its Xfinity xFi internet platform at CES 2019 …
Jan 8, 2019, 4:45 PMIn context
Chaim Gartenberg / The Verge:
Alienware unveils the Area-51m, an ultra-powerful gaming laptop with a 17.3" 1080p display that's designed to let users swap out parts, starting at $2,549   —  The 'world's most powerful gaming laptop' wants to bring user-replaceable processors, graphics cards, storage, and RAM to portable computers
Jan 8, 2019, 2:35 PMIn context
Chaim Gartenberg / The Verge:
Instagram briefly replaces vertical feed with horizontal scrolling for many users, says it was meant to be a small test that “went broader than we anticipated”   —  The new layout was caused by a bug, according to the company  —  Instagram has quietly started testing a horizontal feed …
Dec 27, 2018, 11:33 AMIn context
Chaim Gartenberg / The Verge:
Spectrum's parent Charter reaches $174.2M settlement in New York AG's speed fraud lawsuit, which alleged that the ISP's speeds were 80% slower than advertised   —  The lawsuit, filed last year, alleged that Charter's speeds were 80 percent slower than advertised
Dec 18, 2018, 11:15 AMIn context
Chaim Gartenberg / The Verge:
Google says it will stop working on Allo and instead focus on Messages; Allo will stop working March 2019   —  Google has officially announced that it's shutting down Allo, ending the run of yet another failed Google chat app experiment.  The news isn't entirely unsurprising …
Dec 5, 2018, 9:30 PMIn context
The Verge:
Qualcomm gives details on Snapdragon 855, its smartphone chipset: X24 modem, which isn't 5G compatible, 7 nanometer for 20% better graphics, and AI improvements   —  Qualcomm calls it an AI powerhouse  —  Qualcomm officially took the wraps off the Snapdragon 855, its next generation processor, yesterday at the SnapDragon Tech Summit.
Dec 5, 2018, 4:00 PMIn context
Chaim Gartenberg / The Verge:
The best Cyber Monday 2018 deals on phones, fitness trackers, smart speakers, streaming devices, and more, from Walmart, Target, Best Buy, Amazon, and others   —  Cyber Monday is here, and so are the deals  —  Black Friday may be over, but the deals are still going strong.
Nov 26, 2018, 12:45 PMIn context
Chaim Gartenberg / The Verge:
Google's G Suite Twitter account is the latest to get hacked to promote a crypto scam, joining companies like Target, which had its account hacked this morning   —  Another major account has fallen victim  —  Google's official G Suite Twitter account is the latest victim of an ongoing bitcoin scam …
Nov 13, 2018, 4:00 PMIn context
Chaim Gartenberg / The Verge:
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite (2018) review: waterproof, great battery life and display, but it lacks physical buttons, USB-C, and has slower Wi-Fi   —  On the outside, the updated Paperwhite looks a whole lot like the 2015 model, and if you've used a Paperwhite anytime within the last few years, you'll know what to expect.
Nov 7, 2018, 11:10 AMIn context

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