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Dustin Volz / Reuters:
US tech firms including Facebook, Google, and Twitter urge Congress to support US govt.'s plan to give control of the Domain Naming System to ICANN on Oct. 1   —  Major technology companies including Facebook, Google and Twitter are urging Congress to support a plan for the U.S. government …
Sep 13, 2016, 10:30 AMIn context
Phil Oakley / Android Police:
Instagram hits 1B downloads on Google Play, Facebook's fourth app to do so   —  The latest app to join the rather exclusive 1 billion club on Google Play is... drumroll please... Instagram.  This is quite surprising when estimates only put the number of accounts at 500 million …
Aug 22, 2016, 2:55 PMIn context
John Biggs / TechCrunch:
Hackers post malware allegedly from NSA-linked Equation Group in online auction; Wikileaks says it will publish the tools; Snowden tweets likely explanations   —  In what Edward Snowden deems “not unprecedented,” hackers calling themselves the Shadow Brokers have collected NSA-created malware from a staging server run by the
Aug 16, 2016, 12:50 PMIn context
Sean Michael Kerner / eWeek:
Google has issued patches for 115 Android Stagefright-related flaws since vulnerability was made public a year ago   —  On July 27, 2015, news broke about Stagefright, a vulnerability in Android.  A year later, it's clear that Stagefright has had a major impact on the mobile security world …
Jul 31, 2016, 8:45 AMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
A history of Facebook Messenger as it reaches 1B monthly users five years after its debut; 17B photos are now sent through the service each month   —  Facebook's gamble of forcing users to download Messenger has paid off.  Despite the backlash, Messenger has doubled its user count in 20 months …
Jul 20, 2016, 11:05 AMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Google Fiber now offers three plans for small businesses: $250 for 1 Gbps, $100 for 250 Mbps, $70 for 100 Mbps   —  Google has announced a new triumvirate of payment plans for businesses looking to sign up to the internet giant's superfast Fiber internet service.
Jul 12, 2016, 6:40 PMIn context
Glyn Moody / Ars Technica:
Google's DeepMind AI to use 1M anonymous NHS eye scans in five-year project to spot common diseases earlier   —  Privacy is unlikely to be an issue for this fully anonymised dataset.  —  Google's DeepMind division has announced a partnership with the NHS's Moorfields Eye Hospital …
Jul 5, 2016, 1:20 PMIn context
Jordan Novet / VentureBeat:
Google to discontinue its Swiffy tool for converting Flash files into HTML5 on July 1; pre-existing runtimes will continue to work   —  Google today announced that it will discontinue Swiffy, a tool that people can use to convert .SWF Adobe Flash files into HTML5, on July 1.
Jun 15, 2016, 2:25 PMIn context
Emil Protalinski / VentureBeat:
Android Marshmallow adoption passes 10% after 8 months   —  Android Marshmallow is finally in the double digits.  After taking four months to hit 1 percent adoption, the latest version of Android took another four months to hit 10 percent adoption, according to Google's Platform Versions page.
Jun 7, 2016, 5:00 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Localytics, with data on 37K apps, reports slight YoY increase in app retention from 34% to 38%; 62% of users will use an app less than 11 times   —  Apple's iTunes App Store is home to over 1.5 million apps and Google Play hosts over 2 million, but the number of apps that actually get installed …
Jun 1, 2016, 10:40 AMIn context

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