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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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Check out Prague’s Old Town in this 405 gigapixel photo

Jeffrey Martin takes massive panoramic photographs of the world and his photos let you go from the panoramic to the intimate in a single mouse swipe. Now he’s truly outdone himself with a 900,000 pixel-wide photo of Prague’s Old Town that took six months to build. The photo, viewable here, ...

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After Math: Let's shake things up

2,500 chargers: The next time UK shoppers stop in at Tesco, they’ll be able to do more than stock up on groceries. They’ll be able to power up their EVs as well thanks to a partnership with Volkswagen. The plan is to install 2,500 chargers in the parking lots of ...

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