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Alex Heath / Business Insider:
Andrew Bosworth, who has served as Facebook VP of ads and business platform, will oversee all of FB's consumer hardware efforts including Oculus and Building 8   —  - Facebook executive Andrew Bosworth is taking over all of the company's consumer hardware efforts.
Aug 23, 2017, 5:20 PMIn context
Darrell Etherington / TechCrunch:
Facebook is rolling out an option to take 360-degree photos and video from inside its mobile apps, allows 360-degree images to be used as Cover Photos   —  Facebook has been a big supporter of 360-degree photos and video, adding support for the immersive media formats early on Facebook itself.
Aug 23, 2017, 2:05 PMIn context
Matt Weinberger / Business Insider:
LinkedIn starts rolling out video upload support for its Android and iOS apps   —  If you've been on LinkedIn recently, you may have noticed that some users are making and sharing videos, basically turning the social network into a more professional version of YouTube or Facebook Live.
Aug 22, 2017, 12:25 PMIn context
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Facebook launches a dedicated tab for Safety Check, where it lists crises from around world, rolling out over the coming weeks   —  Facebook has made a permanent page for Safety Check, its feature for letting others know that you're safe during an emergency.  —  The results are pretty eerie.
Aug 21, 2017, 5:55 PMIn context
Khari Johnson / VentureBeat:
WhatsApp adds colorful text status updates, just like Facebook   —  WhatsApp today began to roll out Status updates you can make by writing text on a colorful image background, a company spokesperson has informed VentureBeat.  While Status debuted as a text-only feature, it grew to include photos and videos.
Aug 21, 2017, 5:05 PMIn context
John Herrman / New York Times:
After wave of neo-Nazi bans, tech firms' censorship policies were shown again to be arbitrary, not derived from moral awakening or newfound sense of civic duty   —  White supremacist marchers had not yet lit their torches when the deletions began.  The “Unite the Right” Facebook page …
Aug 21, 2017, 2:37 PMIn context
Pan Yue / China Money Network:
Cambricon, a Chinese AI chip developer, raises $100M Series A led by Chuangye Investment Management, with Alibaba arm, Lenovo Capital, and others participating   —  SDIC Chuangye Investment Management, a subsidiary of State Development & Investment Corp, has led a US$100 million series A round …
Aug 20, 2017, 12:15 PMIn context
Taylor Cromwell / Bloomberg:
How US restaurant chains are enlisting Facebook, Amazon, and adopting new tech like chatbots and digital payments, to make ordering and paying for food easier   —  TGI Fridays is letting customers pay bill with Amazon accounts  —  Largest U.S. pizza chains are locked in game of oneupmanship
Aug 20, 2017, 1:55 AMIn context
Mark Bergen / Bloomberg:
Google is testing new tools with NYT and FT to boost subscriptions for publishers; tools may include changes to “first click free”, payment, targeting options   —  Changes coming around search results and potentially payments  —  New York Times and Financial Times are first early testers
Aug 18, 2017, 9:55 PMIn context
David McCabe / Axios:
US lawmakers and advocates on both the left and right are increasingly calling for regulating Google, Facebook, and Amazon   —  Tech behemoths Google, Facebook and Amazon are feeling the heat from the far-left and the far-right, and even the center is starting to fold.
Aug 18, 2017, 8:40 PMIn context

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