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The Morning After: Amazon's bear repellent problem

Every day is the same day.Google’s messaging app strategy is still a mess Google’s lineup of messaging apps has always been chaotic. Google Talk, Google Voice, Google Wave, Google+ Hangouts, the version of Hangouts that supported SMS — the list is long and needlessly complicated. Worse, its approach to the ...

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Facebook’s internal documents show its ruthlessness

When Twitter launched Vine, the app had access to Facebook’s Friends API, which let Vine users see which of their Facebook friends were using the then-new app. But after approval from Zuckerberg himself, that access was cut off. “Unless anyone raises objections, we will shut down their [Vine’s] Friends API ...

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Samsung fakes test photo by using a stock DSLR image

Samsung’s Malaysian arm has some explaining to do. The company, in an effort to show off the Galaxy A8 Star’s amazing photo retouching abilities, used a cleverly shot portrait, modified it and then ostensibly passed it off as one taken by the A8. The trouble began when Serbian photographer Dunja ...

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The Morning After: Microsoft's Chromed-out browser?

Whoa.Tumblr will start blocking adult content on December 17th Tumblr has announced that from December 17th, it will no longer allow adult content. The site, which is owned by Engadget’s parent company, says that content includes “photos, videos or GIFs that show real-life human genitals or female-presenting nipples and any ...

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