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David Pogue / Yahoo! Finance:
Members of Google Assistant's personality team, which includes comedians, empathy experts, and others, describe development of tricky features and Easter eggs   —  Voice assistants are like sleep, magnets, or Advil: We're happy to have them, even if we don't really get how they work.
Jul 26, 2018, 10:35 AMIn context
Yahoo! Finance:
Indonesia blocks Tumblr for ignoring order to remove pornographic content, says 360 accounts contained porn, will make it accessible when Tumblr complies   —  Indonesia has blocked online blogging service Tumblr over pornographic content, the government said Tuesday, in Jakarta's latest crackdown on obscenity.
Mar 6, 2018, 12:40 PMIn context
JP Mangalindan / Yahoo! Finance:
Facebook says Messenger now has 1.3B monthly active users, up from 1.2B in April, while Messenger Day has 70M daily active users   —  FB) users hate change — that's just a fact.  —  Back in 2014, many users became incensed when Facebook Messenger was spun out into a separate app people …
Sep 17, 2017, 1:35 PMIn context
JP Mangalindan / Yahoo! Finance:
Leaked audio of Dara Khosrowshahi talking to Uber employees on his decision to become CEO, Daniel Ek's involvement, interactions with board members, more   —  The above video features audio of former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick introducing his successor, Expedia CEO Dara Khosrowshahi.
Aug 31, 2017, 12:30 AMIn context
Yahoo! Finance:
Uber HR head tells employees Dara Khosrowshahi is company's pick for next CEO   —  Uber's Chief HR Officer Liane Hornsey informally told company employees on Tuesday morning that longtime Expedia (  —  EXP) chief executive Dara Khosrowshahi is the company's pick to be their next CEO …
Aug 29, 2017, 2:20 PMIn context
JP Mangalindan / Yahoo! Finance:
Uber to be indefinitely governed by committee consisting of 14 executives who previously reported directly to Kalanick   —  With Uber CEO Travis Kalanick officially taking  —  a leave of absence, and his effective right-hand Emil Michael  —  gone from the company, the day-to-day duties …
Jun 14, 2017, 9:20 PMIn context
Yahoo! Finance:
Rendering leaks of Fitbit's first smartwatch, coming fall; sources: it will have 1K-nit display, GPS, heart-rate tracking, touchless payments, Pandora streaming   —  Yahoo Finance has obtained photos of Fitbit's (FIT) first “proper” smartwatch and first-ever pair of bluetooth headphones due out this fall.
May 1, 2017, 1:06 PMIn context
Yahoo! Finance:
Sources: Fitbit's first “proper” smartwatch and pair of Bluetooth headphones slated to arrive this fall after delays due to problems with GPS and waterproofing   —  Fitbit's (FIT) first “proper” smartwatch and first-ever pair of bluetooth headphones are due out this fall after a series …
Apr 11, 2017, 2:55 PMIn context
David Pogue / Yahoo! Finance:
GoPro Karma drone review: simple controller, easy to fly, comes with a detachable camera mount, but lacks autonomous features like collision avoidance   —  Over the years, people have attached GoPro (GPRO) cameras to everything.  Thanks to an enormous variety of mounting brackets …
Oct 30, 2016, 6:05 AMIn context
Yahoo! Finance:
Apple wins appeal in China over patent rights to Siri voice recognition software   —  Apple wins patent appeal in China  —  Apple (NasdaqGS: AAPL - news) has won an appeal in China over patent rights to voice recognition software such as the iPhone's “Siri”, with a court overruling …
Apr 24, 2015, 3:15 PMIn context

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