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July 18, 2018

Amazon’s Show Mode Dock makes the Echo Show mostly unnecessary

Google gave us a hardware blitzkrieg at CES. Among other things, the company announced a new smart display category, aimed at taking on the Echo Show […]
July 18, 2018

Undercover report shows the Facebook moderation sausage being made

An undercover reporter with the U.K.’s Channel 4 visited Cpl, a content moderation outsourcing firm in Dublin, and came away rather discouraged at what they saw: […]
July 18, 2018

Nest’s CEO is stepping down

Five months ago, Google decided to rein Nest in. After 4 years as a mostly independent division of the company, Nest was rolled into Google’s hardware […]
July 18, 2018

Niantic acquires Seismic Games

Niantic — the company behind Pokémon GO — is back at it with another acquisition. After acquiring Escher Reality back in February and Matrix Mill back […]
July 18, 2018

Twitter is holding off on fixing verification policy to focus on election integrity

Twitter is pausing its work on overhauling its verification process, which provides a blue checkmark to public figures, in favor of election integrity, Twitter product lead […]