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The iPhone 8 is the Apple phone for the rest of us
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 I heard some exchanges among attendees at today’s big Apple event that the iPhone 8 is a 7s in all but name. The sentiment isn’t too far off. Sure, it’s a bit of a dig, but it’s hard to argue the [...]
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A look back in IPO: Apple, the early PC purveyor
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 To wrap up our series of looks into the IPOs of tech’s Big 5, we turn to Apple. Being the first of five to go public, what can we learn from Cupertino’s debut? Heading back in time as we are, we lack readily [...]
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Apple defends new ad-tracking prevention measures in Safari
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 Apple isn’t backing down from a new approach that limits how web visitors can be tracked by online advertisers. The new feature in Safari, called Intelligent Tracking Prevention, was first announced at Apple’ [...]
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Facebook Messenger Day hits 70M daily users as the app reaches 1.3B monthlies
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 Facebook has finally revealed how its Snapchat Stories clone is doing, though it’s not seeing the same explosive growth as Instagram or WhatApp’s versions. Messenger Day now sees 70 million daily users posti [...]
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Facebook’s generation of ‘Jew Hater’ and other advertising categories prompts system inspection
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 Facebook automatically generates categories advertisers can target, such as “jogger” and “activist,” based on what it observes in users’ profiles. Usually that’s not a problem, but Pr [...]
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South Park trolled Amazon Echo owners in the best way possible
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 This is one of the minor dangers of owning an Amazon Echo. Most anyone can activate the device by just saying the wake word, including Cartman. And in the season opener of South Park, that’s exactly what happened. [...]
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Upcoming versions of Google Chrome will let you permanently mute sites, block autoplaying videos
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 One of the most annoying things about surfing today’s web – besides all those ads, of course – is landing on a site and getting blasted by a video that starts playing automatically. Not only does the e [...]
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US election agency seeks views on rule change for digital ad platforms
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 The U.S. Federal Election Commission (FEC) has voted to seek public views on whether there should be a change to the rules for political ads that extends disclaimer requirements to ads shown on digital platforms, such a [...]
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A typical day for researchers on Google’s Brain Team
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 What do you and researchers on Google’s Brain Team have most in common? You both probably spend a lot of time triaging email. In a Reddit AMA, 11 Google AI researchers took time to share the activities that consum [...]
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