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Molly Price / CNET:
Echo Plus 2nd-gen review: best choice if you want an Alexa-enabled speaker with a smart home hub built-in, but expensive and hard to recommend for anything else   —  Smart speakers and voice assistants are everywhere these days.  We're practically drowning in all the devices announced by major manufacturers in recent months.
Oct 14, 2018, 8:05 AMIn context
Laura Hautala / CNET:
Facebook says it has disabled 66 profiles and pages run by Social Data Hub, a company that has called itself the “Cambridge Analytica of Russia”   —  Facebook disabled 66 profiles and pages run by a company claiming to sell user data scraped off the social network's platform.
Oct 11, 2018, 3:25 PMIn context
Ben Fox Rubin / CNET:
Amazon says it has fired an employee for sharing users' email addresses with a third-party seller, is working with law enforcement, informing affected customers   —  An Amazon employee was fired after sharing customers' email addresses with an unnamed third-party seller, in violation of company policies, Amazon said.
Oct 5, 2018, 6:35 PMIn context
Steven Musil / CNET:
Samsung forecasts record Q3 operating profit of ~$15.8B, up 20% YoY, and revenue of ~$57.3B, up 5% YoY, on continued strong demand for its memory chips   —  Samsung really appears to be cashing in chips.  —  The South Korea electronics giant said Thursday it expects to record …
Oct 5, 2018, 12:30 AMIn context
Alfred Ng / CNET:
Alphabet's Jigsaw introduces Intra, an Android security app that prevents DNS manipulation attacks often used by governments to censor the internet   —  When Jigsaw tested this privacy app with a few dozen political activists in Venezuela, the company wanted to keep the trial small.
Oct 3, 2018, 9:05 AMIn context
Stephen Shankland / CNET:
Wi-Fi Alliance rebrands 802.11n as Wi-Fi 4, 802.11ac as Wi-Fi 5, and the upcoming 802.11ax as Wi-Fi 6   —  Quick quiz: Which is better, 802.11n or 802.11ac?  —  The answer, if you're familiar with Wi-Fi standards coming from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, is 802.11ac …
Oct 3, 2018, 8:30 AMIn context
David Carnoy / CNET:
Microsoft unveils noise canceling Surface Headphones with up to 15 hours of battery life, dial controls on each earcup, Cortana; coming this year in US for $350   —  Sure, Microsoft has new Surface PCs.  But what the company unveiled alongside those products on Tuesday is a total surprise.
Oct 2, 2018, 5:13 PMIn context
Morgan Little / CNET:
Google announces Project Stream as it partners with Ubisoft to test game streaming and seeks users in US to test Assassin's Creed Odyssey via the Chrome browser   —  In a surprise announcement Monday, Google revealed a partnership with Ubisoft to bring the upcoming Assassin's Creed Odyssey to your Chrome Browser.
Oct 1, 2018, 1:55 PMIn context
Lori Grunin / CNET:
Reddit adds an appeals process for moderators of quarantined subreddits, whose content has been deemed offensive and is available only after users opt-in   —  It's been a few years since Reddit instituted its Quarantine policy, which added an opt-in click to view subreddits deemed offensive.
Sep 28, 2018, 11:25 PMIn context
Alfred Ng / CNET:
US Department of Commerce releases proposal recommending privacy regulations focused on giving users control over how their data is used by tech companies   —  The federal government wants to know the best way to protect your privacy online.  —  On Tuesday, the Department of Commerce released …
Sep 25, 2018, 12:43 PMIn context

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