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Basecamp CEO says Apple App Store issue is about ‘absence of choice’

Basecamp CEO Jason Fried has written an open letter explaining what his real problem is with Apple’s App Store payment policies. He said it’s not just about the money — though he admits that it’s “a large part of the … Read the rest of this entry

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Twitter says disappearing ‘Fleets’ are reported less often than tweets

Twitter says one of its boldest experiments is showing some promise at reducing harassment. No, it’s not the company’s recent move to allow some users to limit replies on tweets, but its move into disappearing content.The company gave one of … Read the rest of this entry

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Bioware says ‘Anthem’ redesign will be a ‘longer process’

While many games-as-a-service thrive, EA’s Anthem launch is one of the bigger misfires in recent history. In February, Bioware boss Casey Hudson officially announced plans to “reinvent” its experience, and today a blog post explains a bit more about… Engadget … Read the rest of this entry

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WhatsApp says its forwarding limits are slowing the spread of fake news

In a bid to tackle the spread of misinformation and fake news, WhatsApp recently imposed stricter limits on message forwarding. Messages that have been forwarded more than five times can now only be sent to one chat at a time. … Read the rest of this entry

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Apple says its retail stores are closed ‘until further notice’

Apple may have been optimistic when it said that its stores would be closed until March 27th. The iPhone maker has posted a message on its site telling visitors that its retail locations are "closed until further notice" as it … Read the rest of this entry

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California says Riot Games’ discrimination settlement isn’t enough

Riot Games' tentative $ 10 million settlement over gender discrimination claims might be revised much higher. The LA Times has learned that California's Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) and the Division of Labor Standards Enforcement… Engadget RSS Feed

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TikTok report says China didn’t request user info in the first half of 2019

In its first-ever transparency report, TikTok claims it didn't receive any user information requests from the Chinese government in the first half of 2019. Instead, the majority of both legal and government-related requests came from India. In all, T… Engadget … Read the rest of this entry

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Brave says 8.7 million people use its privacy-focused browser every month

Almost four years after its first release, privacy-focused web browser Brave is officially launching. Starting today, you can download version 1.0 of Brave on Android and iOS, as well as on Windows 10, macOS and Linux. With Brave 1.0, you … Read the rest of this entry

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Amazon says it’ll roll out a new grocery store format next year

Amazon is wading further into the physical retail world as it confirmed plans to open a different type of grocery store in 2020. Reports earlier this year suggested Amazon was working on a low-cost grocery format as an alternative to … Read the rest of this entry

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CDC says a toxic compound may be responsible for vaping illnesses

The Center for Disease Control is edging closer to an explanation for vaping-related lung illnesses. The agency has determined that vitamin E acetate, a compound present in all 29 lung tissue samples obtained from patients, is a "potential toxin of… … Read the rest of this entry

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