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Google:
Google+ removes all name restrictions, apologizes for “unnecessarily difficult experiences”   —  When we launched Google+ over three years ago, we had a lot of restrictions on what name you could use on your profile.  This helped create a community made up of real people …
Jul 15, 2014, 5:10 PMIn context
Rich McCormick / The Verge:
Xbox One update unlocks entertainment apps, adds real names   —  Update rolls out this week and adds external hard drive support  —  Microsoft is rolling out updates this week that will allow Xbox One owners to use external hard drives with their consoles, control their TVs using the OneGuide interface …
Jun 4, 2014, 10:55 AMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Twitter's Emerging Market Strategy Includes Its Own Version Of A “Facebook Zero” Like Service Called “Twitter Access”   —  Mobile carriers around the world are touting their involvement in a program called “Twitter Zero,” but that's not its real name.  —  In 2010, Facebook revealed …
May 30, 2014, 9:05 AMIn context
Major Nelson / Xbox Wire:
External Storage, Real Names and More Coming with Xbox One System Update in June   —  With the next system update coming in June, we're thrilled to announce two of your most-requested features will be here soon: external storage support and real names for identifying your friends.
May 21, 2014, 1:45 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Secret Is Working On A Private Chat Feature   —  Anonyfish has been the only way to move a Secret conversation offline or somewhere with real names.  But anonymous sharing app Secret plans to release its own native private chat feature, founders David Bytow and Chrys Bader-Wechseler confirmed today on stage at TechCrunch Disrupt NY.
May 6, 2014, 7:45 PMIn context
Natalie Jarvey / Hollywood Reporter:
Dating App Tinder to Launch Verification Program for Stars (Exclusive)   —  CEO Sean Rad tells THR that celebrities will soon be able to bypass Tinder's Facebook login to create accounts using their real names.  —  Tinder has sparked a fire in Hollywood.  —  The mobile dating app …
Mar 12, 2014, 1:15 PMIn context
Timothy B Lee / Bottom-up:
Nakamoto's disappearance was essential to Bitcoin's growth   —  Why Satoshi Nakamoto worked so hard to hide his identity  —  We may now know who Satoshi Nakamoto, the creator of Bitcoin, is.  According to Newsweek, he's a reclusive 64-year old Japanese man who lives in Temple City, California.
Mar 6, 2014, 7:05 PMIn context
Paul Carsten / Reuters:
China orders real name register for online video uploads   —  (Reuters) - Chinese Internet users are now required to register their real names to upload videos to Chinese online video sites, an official body said, as the Communist Party tightens its control of the Internet and media to suppress anti-government sentiment.
Jan 21, 2014, 12:50 PMIn context
Violet Blue / ZDNet:
Forced Google Plus integration on YouTube backfires, petition hits 112,000   —  Summary: The backlash against Google forcing YouTube commenters to use Google Plus is now too big to ignore.  But will Google listen?  OPINION.  —  Violet Blue  —  Google's war on anonymity during its involvement …
Nov 17, 2013, 12:30 PMIn context
Will Oremus / Slate:
Ulbricht posted a question linking him to Silk Road under his real name on Stack Overflow   —  The Bonehead Mistake That Brought Down an Online Drug-Dealing Empire  —  Even the finest programmers could use a little help from their friends on Stack Overflow now and then.
Oct 2, 2013, 3:20 PMIn context

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