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Nick Statt / The Verge:
Facebook says it will test a Stories feature for event sharing on iOS and Android for users in US, Brazil, and Mexico   —  Finally, a truly smart way to use Stories outside of Instagram  —  Facebook continues to undergo the most contentious period in its history, as it struggles with the fallout …
Jan 14, 2019, 10:35 AMIn context
Nick Statt / The Verge:
Google Assistant-supported car devices announced: Anker's $50 Roav Bolt USB charger with Bluetooth 5.0 and JBL's $60 Link Drive, both shipping this spring   —  Anker added Amazon Alexa to its Roav Viva charger a year ago, and now it offers Google, too  —  Amazon's Alexa got a head start …
Jan 8, 2019, 7:15 PMIn context
Nick Statt / The Verge:
Lenovo announces Smart Clock, a $79 clock powered by Google Assistant with a 4-inch display, shipping this spring   —  The Google-Amazon smart home war is coming for your bedside  —  Amazon's philosophy on the smart home — put Alexa in literally everything, even the most mundane of products …
Jan 8, 2019, 2:30 PMIn context
Nick Statt / The Verge:
HTC partners with Mozilla to bring Firefox's virtual reality web browser to the Vive headset   —  A competitor to Chrome for VR now has a platform  —  HTC and its software partner Valve have been steadily working on premium, desktop-grade virtual reality with the Vive for a few years now …
Jan 7, 2019, 4:40 PMIn context
Nick Statt / The Verge:
Epic Games is facing lawsuits over Fortnite dance emotes, real-life dance moves used in the game, raising questions about whether dance moves are copyrightable   —  Epic Games' Fortnite is the biggest game on the planet right now, but one of its biggest sources of revenue — the ubiquitous dance …
Dec 21, 2018, 12:40 PMIn context
Nick Statt / The Verge:
Report: Facebook renamed Building 8, its hardware skunkworks lab, to Portal after the device launched, moved more experimental projects to Facebook Reality Labs   —  The hardware group is now focused on Portal and other projects, while far-off ideas are part of Reality Labs
Dec 14, 2018, 7:15 PMIn context
Nick Statt / The Verge:
Facebook adds a custom-built browser and support for its Instant Games platform to its Portal devices   —  Making its dedicated video chat screen more interactive  —  A new update out today for Facebook's Portal devices adds some much-needed features to the dedicated video chat screens.
Dec 14, 2018, 9:35 AMIn context
Nick Statt / The Verge:
Google begins letting Android users donate to select US nonprofits through the Play Store, with 100% of donations going to the organization   —  Turning its mobile app store into a vehicle for charitable giving  —  Google is launching a new feature for Android phones today through …
Dec 12, 2018, 2:00 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
Nick Statt / The Verge:
DuckDuckGo study finds that Google personalizes search results even when logged out or using the private browsing incognito mode   —  A study, albeit from competitor DuckDuckGo, finds that Google search results can vary significantly  —  The amount of personalization inherent in any one of Google's …
Dec 4, 2018, 10:55 AMIn context

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