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Nick Statt / The Verge:
Facebook apologizes for 2FA-related SMS notifications spam and auto-posting replies on the user's profile, says fix rolling out in coming days   —  The company also plans disable a feature that automatically posts SMS replies as status updates  —  Facebook this evening clarified …
Feb 16, 2018, 10:25 PMIn context
Nick Statt / The Verge:
Twitter says Twitter for Mac will no longer be available for download starting today, will end support for it in 30 days   —  The company will no longer support the client after 30 days  —  Twitter's erratic support for its dedicated desktop Mac application is coming to an end …
Feb 16, 2018, 6:50 PMIn context
Nick Statt / The Verge:
Users say Facebook is using its phone number that sends 2FA codes for “spam” notifications and replies to the 2FA number get inadvertently posted to profiles   —  It may be a bug  —  Facebook's two-factor authentication (2FA) system has come under fire today for some bizarre design elements …
Feb 14, 2018, 9:40 PMIn context
Nick Statt / The Verge:
Autonomous drone startup Skydio unveils R1, an AI-powered drone that can shoot 4K video, navigate entirely on its own, and flies 16 minutes on a single charge   —  This drone can be flown without expertise and doesn't even come with a controller  —  Skydio, an autonomous drone startup based …
Feb 14, 2018, 4:25 AMIn context
Nick Statt / The Verge:
IDC research director says Essential shipped 88,000 smartphones in the first six months after its May 2017 launch   —  Andy Rubin's Essential Phone faces a harsh reality in the high-end market  —  Essential, Android co-founder Andy Rubin's new smartphone venture, had a rough go of it last year trying …
Feb 12, 2018, 10:30 PMIn context
Nick Statt / The Verge:
Alphabet names Dinesh Jain, former COO of TWC, as CEO of Access, its high-speed internet unit that includes Fiber; Jain is Access' third CEO in under two years   —  Another new CEO at Access as Alphabet struggles to figure out the future of Google Fiber  —  Google parent company Alphabet …
Feb 6, 2018, 7:40 PMIn context
Nick Statt / The Verge:
Snap opens up ability to share select public Stories outside the app to Twitter and Facebook or via text and email, with Stories displayed in a new web player   —  Only public Stories can be shared outside the main mobile app  —  Snap's latest effort to fight back against slow growth …
Jan 23, 2018, 3:30 PMIn context
Nick Statt / The Verge:
Hands-on with Vuzix's $1,000 Blade AR glasses, coming in Q2 2018: better than Google Glass but less capable than HoloLens, good displays, Alexa-enabled, more   —  These $1,000, Alexa-enabled smart glasses feel like the first fully baked AR product since the failure of Google Glass
Jan 9, 2018, 3:40 PMIn context
The Verge:
Sources on how Snap's hub-and-spoke org structure, with Evan Spiegel at the center of all decision-making, has employees on edge amid major overhaul of Snapchat   —  This fall, employees on Snap's product team received a surprising message from CEO Evan Spiegel: stop what you're working on, they were told.
Jan 5, 2018, 5:05 PMIn context
Nick Statt / The Verge:
Mozilla releases Firefox for Fire TV, touts ability to launch popular video sites like YouTube amid Amazon-Google feud over YouTube access on Amazon's devices   —  An alternative workaround to the Amazon-Google feud  —  Amid Amazon and Google's bitter and self-defeating feud over the right …
Dec 20, 2017, 11:05 PMIn context

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