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Facebook reportedly axes internal ‘conservative-leaning’ chatroom which turned racist, sexist

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Facebook was walking on incredibly thin ice late last year after allegations that the company's poor efforts to police fake news stories helped influence the US presidential election. Now, a report from the Wall Street Journal suggests that Facebook is taking a hard line against anything resembling racist or sexist banter — at least when it comes to its employees.

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Mike Wehner

August 17th

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Facebook reportedly axes internal ‘conservative-leaning’ chatroom which turned racist, sexist

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Facebook was walking on incredibly thin ice late last year after allegations that the company's poor efforts to police fake news stories helped influence the US presidential election. Now, a report from the Wall Street Journal suggests that Facebook is taking a hard line against anything resembling racist or sexist banter — at least when it comes to its employees.

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Mike Wehner

August 17th

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Android newbie HMD’s Nokia 8 flagship lets you livestream ‘frontbacks’

 Rebooting the venerable Nokia smartphone brand has not been a rush job for HMD Global, the Foxconn-backed company set up for the purpose of licensing the Nokia name to try to revive the brand’s fortunes on smartphones. But after starting with basic and mid-tier phones, it’s finally outted a flagship Android handset. Read More

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Natasha Lomas

August 17th

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Apple finally ready to Instagram, but only to share your iPhone pics

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Instagram users who also happen to be die-hard Apple fans can now follow their favorite company on the social network. But don’t expect to see too many pictures from Cupertino that might reveal surprising Apple secrets. Instead, the official @Apple Instagram account will only post photos and videos that others have captured with their iPhones.

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Chris Smith

August 8th

Apple

Apple finally ready to Instagram, but only to share your iPhone pics

Official Apple Instagram Account

Instagram users who also happen to be die-hard Apple fans can now follow their favorite company on the social network. But don’t expect to see too many pictures from Cupertino that might reveal surprising Apple secrets. Instead, the official @Apple Instagram account will only post photos and videos that others have captured with their iPhones.

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Chris Smith

August 8th

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Apple has an official Instagram account showcasing photos shot on iPhone

 Gizmo maker Apple just launched its official Instagram account, @apple. But this isn’t your average corporate account as the company doesn’t want to showcase its own product ad nauseam. Instead, Apple is going to share photos shot with an iPhone. In many ways, this Instagram account feels like the natural extension of the “Shot on iPhone” billboard ad campaign.… Read More

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Romain Dillet

August 7th

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Facebook said to be working on dedicated video chat device

 Facebook is reportedly working on dedicated video chat hardware, per a new report by Bloomberg. The device is said to be the inaugural major product from Facebook’s hardware-focused Building 8 product development lab, and will include a notebook-sized display. It’s intended to make video chat participants separated geographically feel like they’re together in the same space,… Read More

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Darrell Etherington

August 1st

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Facebook reportedly building smart speaker with touch screen

 Facebook may launch its own smart home gadget to get you messaging more friends and looking at more photos. DigiTimes reports from Taiwan that Facebook is building a 15-inch touch screen smart speaker. Citing sources from the “upstream supply chain”, Chinese iPhone manufacturer Pegatron is building the device for a Q1 2018 launch, with a small pilot run having already been produced. Read More

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Josh Constine

July 25th

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Snap’s Spectacles are now available in Europe

 Snap’s Spectacles are going on a summer tour across Europe. Starting today, anyone in Europe can buy a pair of sunglasses on Snap’s website or in a vending machine. With this launch, Spectacles are available outside of the U.S. for the first time. European Spectacles are exactly the same as the ones that launched in September 2016 in the U.S. While the excitement around Spectacles… Read More

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Romain Dillet

June 2nd

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Crunch Report | Microsoft Announces New Surface Pro

Crunch Report May 23 Microsoft announces new Surface Pro, Apple and Nokia settle patent dispute, Uber underpaid NYC drivers, Snapchat allows custom stories for friend groups and Pinterest adds dish recognition. All this on Crunch Report. Read More

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Anthony Ha

May 24th

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