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Jon Fingas / Engadget:
To help block robocalls and spam texts, the FCC proposes classifying text messaging as an information service and making a database of reassigned phone numbers   —  FCC Chairman Ajit Pai is continuing his seemingly relentless quest to rid the US of robocalls.
Nov 20, 2018, 6:05 PMIn context
Jon Fingas / Engadget:
Lyft will make default tipping widely available in 2019 and will give drivers default five-star ratings from December if users don't give a rating   —  Lyft is launching another campaign to improve the experience for its drivers, and at least a few of the changes could affect you as a passenger.
Nov 15, 2018, 11:50 AMIn context
Jon Fingas / Engadget:
YouTube announces partnership with Eventbrite to sell concert tickets on artists' video channels in US, says it now covers more than 70% of US ticketing market   —  YouTube is making it easier to translate raw enthusiasm for a band into seeing them play live.
Oct 18, 2018, 10:25 PMIn context
Jon Fingas / Engadget:
Amazon unveils Fire TV stick with 4K, Dolby Atmos, and HDR10+ support, with a new Alexa Voice Remote, for $50, available for preorder now, ships October 31   —  After years of offering 4K playback on its higher-end Fire TV devices, Amazon is ready to bring that extra resolution to its most affordable hardware.
Oct 3, 2018, 8:25 AMIn context
Jon Fingas / Engadget:
Google Maps for Android and iOS now helps you plan group events by adding places to a shortlist, sharing it via messaging services, and voting on the choices   —  If you've ever tried to settle on a place to eat, you know how time-consuming it can be.  If you're not trying to describe each …
Sep 26, 2018, 9:30 AMIn context
Jon Fingas / Engadget:
Facebook seeks to hire a Director of Human Rights Policy to steer investigations into human rights abusers on its platforms   —  Facebook has faced criticism for its slow response to the Myanmar government's use of its social network to fuel atrocities, and it's determined to prevent that from happening again.
Sep 16, 2018, 2:15 PMIn context
Jon Fingas / Engadget:
CBS announces it will stream Super Bowl LIII on its sports website, its app for connected TV devices, and mobile apps without requiring a sign-in   —  CBS is determined to make the most of the NFL's loosened streaming rules.  The broadcaster has revealed its streaming plans for Super Bowl LIII …
Sep 4, 2018, 11:10 PMIn context
Jon Fingas / Engadget:
Skagen unveils a minimalist Wear OS-based Falster 2 smartwatch with a heart-rate sensor, GPS, and NFC, available September 12 and priced from $275   —  Skagen's Falster has been one of the darlings among Wear OS smartwatches thanks to its posh yet minimalist look, but it was hard to recommend …
Aug 29, 2018, 8:20 AMIn context
Jon Fingas / Engadget:
Following the latest Mueller indictments, Twitter bans DCLeaks and Guccifer 2.0 accounts, says it is reviewing company policies and expects to make updates soon   —  The US' indictment of Russian officers over the DNC hacks is having an effect... at least, on Twitter.
Jul 14, 2018, 5:22 PMIn context
Jon Fingas / Engadget:
Tinder is officially rolling out Loops, GIF-like two-second looping videos that users can add to their profiles, on iOS   —  If you're a dating app regular, you know that a photo only says so much about yourself.  But do you really want to go to the trouble of recording a whole video for people …
Jul 5, 2018, 9:40 AMIn context

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