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Sam Rutherford / Gizmodo:
Spotify will roll out its Apple Watch app in the coming week but without key features like the ability to stream music on LTE or download songs   —  One of the big selling points of smartwatches is the ability to control apps without needing to pull out your phone.
Nov 13, 2018, 1:55 PMIn context
Gizmodo:
A history of the ongoing quest to build a viable 2-in-1 tablet-laptop hybrid and why they are so hard to design   —  In a recent barrage of new products, Microsoft, Apple, Google, Lenovo, and HP have all shown off computers that are trying to tackle one of the industry's most vexing problems …
Nov 3, 2018, 11:05 AMIn context
Melanie Ehrenkranz / Gizmodo:
EU to launch a six-month trial of iBorderCtrl, an AI lie detector that looks for “biomarkers of deceit”, at its external borders in Hungary, Latvia, and Greece   —  A number of border control checkpoints in the European Union are about to get increasingly—and unsettlingly—futuristic.
Oct 31, 2018, 3:10 PMIn context
Adam Clark Estes / Gizmodo:
DJI launches $2,000 Mavic 2 Enterprise, with accessories for emergency operations like a spotlight, a loudspeaker, and an ultra-light beacon, available today   —  DJI just announced the rumored (and leaked) Mavic 2 Enterprise.  It looks a lot like the consumer-focused Mavic 2 series …
Oct 29, 2018, 9:35 AMIn context
Bryan Menegus / Gizmodo:
Amazon's anti-union tactics revealed in leaked 45-minute video that it sent to team leaders at Whole Foods; Amazon says Gizmodo “cherry-picked soundbites”   —  Amazon, the country's second-largest employer, has so far remained immune to any attempts by U.S. workers to form a union.
Sep 26, 2018, 10:45 PMIn context
Kashmir Hill / Gizmodo:
Study: Facebook lets ads target your account using info given for security purposes, like your phone number, as well as info from your friends' address books   —  Last week, I ran an ad on Facebook that was targeted at a computer science professor named Alan Mislove.
Sep 26, 2018, 4:55 PMIn context
Rhett Jones / Gizmodo:
British Airways says an attack on its site and app on Aug. 21-Sept. 5 exposed customers' personal and financial details, believes ~380K “card payments” breached   —  British Airways revealed on Thursday that hackers managed to lurk in its systems for two weeks, exposing around 380,000 card payments.
Sep 6, 2018, 8:55 PMIn context
Matt Novak / Gizmodo:
FTC seizes nine fake US military recruitment websites, including Army.com, that sold the personal details of potential recruits to for-profit schools   —  Today, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced it seized nine copycat websites set up to look like U.S. military recruitment pages.
Sep 6, 2018, 4:20 PMIn context
Bryan Menegus / Gizmodo:
Bernie Sanders debuts the Stop Bad Employers by Zeroing Out Subsidies (Stop BEZOS) Act that would tax big firms equal to the welfare received by low wage staff   —  Bernie Sanders introduced a bill today that culminates weeks of feuding between the Vermont senator and Amazon …
Sep 5, 2018, 1:35 PMIn context
Bryan Menegus / Gizmodo:
After five years, Google Express shows little progress as the number of partner stores dwindles and retailers like Walmart invest in their own infrastructure   —  September 25 will mark five years since Google first launched Shopping Express, the e-commerce offering meant to challenge Amazon's dominance.
Sep 1, 2018, 10:20 PMIn context

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