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Facebook's longtime head of policy and comms steps down

FACEBOOK'S LONGTIME HEAD OF POLICY AND COMMS STEPS DOWN

A prominent figure that helped shape Facebook public perception over the course of the last decade is on the way out. In a Facebook...

Amazon starts shipping its $249 DeepLens AI camera for developers

AMAZON STARTS SHIPPING ITS $249 DEEPLENS AI CAMERA FOR DEVELOPERS

Back at its re:Invent conference in November, AWS announced its $249 DeepLens, a camera that's specifically geared toward developers...

 
 
 
Microsoft announces ‘Halo Infinite'

MICROSOFT ANNOUNCES ‘HALO INFINITE'

There were some rumblings that Microsoft might announce a new Halo title at this year's E3 - and really, what would an Xbox event be...

[MICHAEL GIARDI] PER GRONK TRADE RUMORS TODAY, AS BOTH @TOMECURRAN & YOURS TRULY REPORTED, THEY WERE NOT TRUE. HOWEVER TC SAID THE PATS WERE IN CONVERSATIONS ABT MOVING GRONK DURING THE OFFSEASON. I CAN TELL YOU A SOURCE SAYS THE TEAM WAS INTENT ON MOVING UP THE DRAFT BOARD.

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Facebook alerts 14M to privacy bug that changed status composer to public

FACEBOOK ALERTS 14M TO PRIVACY BUG THAT CHANGED STATUS COMPOSER TO PUBLIC

Facebook has another privacy screwup on its hands. A bug in May accidentally changed the suggested privacy setting for status updates...

Tesla Model X sped up in Autopilot mode seconds before fatal crash, according to NTSB

TESLA MODEL X SPED UP IN AUTOPILOT MODE SECONDS BEFORE FATAL CRASH, ACCORDING TO NTSB

The National Transportation Safety Board has released a preliminary report detailing the fatal crash involving a Tesla Model X in March....

 
 
 
Instagram plans to launch Snapchat Discover-style video hub

INSTAGRAM PLANS TO LAUNCH SNAPCHAT DISCOVER-STYLE VIDEO HUB

Instagram is preparing to unveil a home for longer-form video - a YouTube competitor and its take on Snapchat Discover. Instagram will...

Switchee raises £1.3M for its smart thermostat for social housing landlords

SWITCHEE RAISES £1.3M FOR ITS SMART THERMOSTAT FOR SOCIAL HOUSING LANDLORDS

Switchee , an IoT startup based in London, has raised £1.3 million in “pre-Series A” funding for its smart thermostat and accompanying...

 
 
 
AirPods to get Live Listen feature in iOS 12

AIRPODS TO GET LIVE LISTEN FEATURE IN IOS 12

Apple has one hardware-specific feature planned that wasn't announced at Monday's WWDC keynote. In iOS 12, users will be able to use...

ASUS' new ZenBook Pro features a 5.5-inch touchscreen instead of a touchpad

ASUS' NEW ZENBOOK PRO FEATURES A 5.5-INCH TOUCHSCREEN INSTEAD OF A TOUCHPAD

The ASUS event today at Computex in Taipei, Taiwan had three main hooks: health, ergonomics and, most importantly, second screens....

 
 
 
Apple adds camera effects like stickers, filters, and Memoji to messages

APPLE ADDS CAMERA EFFECTS LIKE STICKERS, FILTERS, AND MEMOJI TO MESSAGES

Apple is invading Snapchat's territory with new effects that let you embellish what you shoot through the Messages camera. Today at...

Apple gives users control of Siri with new Shortcuts and Suggestions tools

APPLE GIVES USERS CONTROL OF SIRI WITH NEW SHORTCUTS AND SUGGESTIONS TOOLS

Siri has long been one of the most broken experiences on iOS. Apple didn't have much to say about improvements to quality, but at WWDC...

 
 
 
It turns out TechCrunch writers have really strong opinions about Apple's new walkie talkie Watch feature

IT TURNS OUT TECHCRUNCH WRITERS HAVE REALLY STRONG OPINIONS ABOUT APPLE'S NEW WALKIE TALKIE WATCH FEATURE

Apple today said it is rolling out a walkie-talkie like feature for the Apple Watch, which is something that seems a really long time...

With iOS 12, Apple focuses on performance

WITH IOS 12, APPLE FOCUSES ON PERFORMANCE

Apple's Craig Federighi announced that Apple was doubling down on performance with the upcoming release of iOS 12 at the WWDC event...

 
 
 
Apple's Memoji brings an animated you to your iPhone

APPLE'S MEMOJI BRINGS AN ANIMATED YOU TO YOUR IPHONE

Apple showcased a big update to Animojis today, adding a human look called Memoji alongside tongue detection on the silly iPhone X...

Microsoft has acquired GitHub for $7.5B in Microsoft stock

MICROSOFT HAS ACQUIRED GITHUB FOR $7.5B IN MICROSOFT STOCK

After a week of rumors, Microsoft today confirmed that it has acquired GitHub, the popular Git-based code sharing and collaboration...

 
 
 
Google quits selling tablets

GOOGLE QUITS SELLING TABLETS

Google has quietly crept out of the tablet business, removing the “tablets” heading from its Android page. Perhaps it hoped that no...

Waymo expands autonomous driving partnership with Fiat Chrysler

WAYMO EXPANDS AUTONOMOUS DRIVING PARTNERSHIP WITH FIAT CHRYSLER

On the same day of a massive $2.25 billion Softbank investment into General Motors' Cruise, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is announcing...

 
 
 
More speakers, panels at The Europas, and how to get your ticket free

MORE SPEAKERS, PANELS AT THE EUROPAS, AND HOW TO GET YOUR TICKET FREE

The Europas Unconference & Awards is back on 3 July in London and we're excited to announce more speakers and panel sessions as the...

Qualcomm introduces a dedicated chipset for mass market AR and VR headsets

QUALCOMM INTRODUCES A DEDICATED CHIPSET FOR MASS MARKET AR AND VR HEADSETS

At the end of the day, there are a lot of processes running on a smartphone-optimized chipsets that aren't really necessary for the...