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George Slefo / Ad Age:
Google, Microsoft, major ad buyers and publishers coordinating on ad blocking plan, says Coalition for Better Ads' counsel, who expects a rollout by end-of-year   —  The biggest players in advertising and tech are mapping out a strategy to kill off the digital ads that have been deemed as the absolute worst by consumers.
Apr 20, 2017, 5:05 PMIn context
Lora Kolodny / TechCrunch:
Lidar sensor startup Luminar comes out of stealth, says it has raised $36M in seed funding from Canvas Ventures, GVA Capital, and Peter Thiel-backed 1517 Fund   —  Cameras help autonomous vehicles read street signs and the color of traffic lights.  But LiDARs, aka light detection and ranging systems …
Apr 13, 2017, 8:20 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Sources: Uber denied recruiters access to its demographic data, hindering its diversity efforts, and plans release of its first diversity report next week   —  Under pressure from harassment and sexism allegations, the ride-hailing giant is rethinking its approach to hiring.  —  by
Mar 24, 2017, 9:55 PMIn context
Mike Wuerthele / AppleInsider:
Chance the Rapper says Apple paid him $500K “plus a commercial” to exclusively stream his album Coloring Book on Apple Music for two weeks   —  After some criticism about the artist's integrity and independence, Chance the Rapper made a series of tweets and revealed …
Mar 17, 2017, 3:55 PMIn context
Kate Conger / TechCrunch:
Under pressure from ACLU, Facebook updates its platform policies to explicitly prohibit devs from using Facebook or Instagram data in surveillance tools   —  In response to pressure from the American Civil Liberties Union, Color of Change and the Center for Media Justice …
Mar 13, 2017, 2:10 PMIn context
Jimmy Westenberg / Android Authority:
Feb 26, 2017, 9:25 AMIn context
David Carnoy / CNET:
BeatsX wireless earphones will go on sale February 10 in Apple retail stores and online at Apple.com   —  Beats by Dr. Dre says its highly anticipated wireless neckband-style headphone and AirPods competitor will be in stores shortly — and two new colors are coming.
Feb 7, 2017, 10:10 AMIn context
David Ruddock / Android Police:
Source: The first new smartwatch with Android Pay, the LG Watch Sport, will cost $349   —  After revealing late last week that LG's Watch Style will come in at $249, today we can confirm via one of trusted sources that its bigger, LTE-enabled brother will cost $100 more.
Feb 1, 2017, 8:40 PMIn context
Benjamin Mayo / 9to5Mac:
Apple releases macOS Sierra 10.12.4 beta 1, bringing Night Shift to the Mac alongside other new features   —  Apple has just released beta 1 of macOS Sierra 10.12.4 and it comes with one particular headline feature, it brings the same Night Shift feature seen on iOS to the Mac for the first time.
Jan 24, 2017, 9:25 PMIn context
Shara Tibken / CNET:
Apple releases iOS 10.3 beta, adds AirPods to Find My iPhone app; AirPods must be within Bluetooth range of another iOS device signed into iCloud to be located   —  And the MacOS Sierra 10.12.4 developer beta brings Night Shift to Macs to change the displays to a warmer color.
Jan 24, 2017, 1:50 PMIn context

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