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The Verge:
Leaked Google contract stipulates that Android device makers provide at least two years of security updates for phones and tablets that have 100K+ activations   —  Every month, a security team at Google releases a new set of patches for Android — and every month, carriers and manufacturers struggle …
Oct 24, 2018, 2:55 PMIn context
The Verge:
Documents show Android manufacturers in EU may have to pay Google $2.50-$40/device as a fee, depending on country and pixel density, following antitrust ruling   —  Confidential documents show strong incentives for keeping bundle intact  —  Android manufacturers will have to pay Google …
Oct 19, 2018, 9:27 AMIn context
Russell Brandom / The Verge:
Experts say DOJ's suit against California may delay the net neutrality law from taking effect, but isn't likely to stop the state's efforts to protect consumers   —  Experts say the new lawsuit rests on shaky legal ground  —  California just passed the toughest state-level net neutrality law in the nation …
Oct 3, 2018, 8:00 AMIn context
Russell Brandom / The Verge:
PayPal says it has banned all Infowars-related sites for promoting hate or discriminatory intolerance against certain communities and religions   —  PayPal will no longer do business with Infowars, according to a post on the conspiracy theory site this morning.
Sep 21, 2018, 1:27 PMIn context
Russell Brandom / The Verge:
Reddit says EU's copyright law is “a significant blow to the open Internet”; Wikimedia says it's disappointed by “the missed opportunity to modernize copyright”   —  Google declined to directly criticize the directive  —  Today, the European Partliament voted in favor …
Sep 12, 2018, 5:25 PMIn context
Russell Brandom / The Verge:
A look at the potential antitrust cases against Google, Amazon, Uber, and Facebook and what they might look like if they lost   —  Antitrust crusaders have built up serious momentum in Washington, but so far, it's all been theory and talk.  Groups like Open Markets have made a strong case that big companies …
Sep 6, 2018, 6:50 AMIn context
Russell Brandom / The Verge:
Q&A with five experts on whether it is time to regulate facial recognition technology and its usage by police, and what needs to be done to overcome racial bias   —  Facial recognition is everywhere — airports, police stations, and built into the largest cloud platforms in the world …
Aug 30, 2018, 6:45 AMIn context
Russell Brandom / The Verge:
Google's Titan Security Key set, including a USB key, a Bluetooth key, and various connectors, is now available to all for $50, shipping immediately   —  Google's Titan Security Key is finally available to anyone who wants one.  The two-factor token went live today in the Google store …
Aug 30, 2018, 4:35 AMIn context
Russell Brandom / The Verge:
Encrypted messaging app Wickr partners with circumvention service Psiphon to dodge internet blocks and evade censorship   —  As encrypted chat apps grow more popular, they're also becoming more popular targets for state-level blocks.  Whether it's brief interruptions in Brazil and Egypt …
Aug 23, 2018, 11:15 AMIn context
Russell Brandom / The Verge:
Google, Facebook, Microsoft, and Twitter reveal open source Data Transfer Project to let users move the data they want between services while preserving privacy   —  An open-source collaboration for “the future of portability”  —  Today, Google, Facebook, Microsoft and Twitter joined …
Jul 20, 2018, 7:35 AMIn context

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