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1 Hour Ago   One of Twitter's cofounders is taking a major step back from the company: Ev Williams is leaving the company's board. “It’s been an incredible 13 years, and I’m proud of what Twitter has accomplished during my time with the company.

2 Hours Ago   After The Wall Street Journal reported that popular period-tracking app Flo had been secretly sharing some of its users' most personal health data with Facebook, Flo is promising to make some changes.

23 Hours Ago   Samsung's new Galaxy S10 series is the company's third lineup of flagship phones to come with Bixby built-in. But the phones will be the first to let you actually change what that Bixby button does, addressing what has long been one of Samsung's most frustrating features.

Yesterday   It was easy to miss amid all the foldable phone hype, but Samsung revealed its latest smartwatch Wednesday at its Unpacked event: the $199 Galaxy Watch Active.

2 Days Ago   Samsung may have just unveiled the most exciting new phone in years. Or, it may have unveiled a nearly $2,000 disappointment that just so happens to have a flexible display.

2 Days Ago   Twitter is finally ready to start formally testing all those new conversation features it's been teasing for the past several weeks. The company is taking applications for prospective beta testers, who will be able to take Twitter's new conversation features for a spin before they're released to the public.

2 Days Ago   The results of an 18-month investigation into Facebook are out and they're not pretty. The UK Parliament's Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee (DCMS) published a lengthy report filled with harsh words for the social media giant, which is accused of intentionally violating privacy laws.

3 Days Ago   YouTube is changing its "strike" policy in an effort to make it easier to understand. With the changes, first-time offenders who violate YouTube's policies will receive a warning instead of a "strike," which carries more serious consequences.

6 Days Ago   Colin Kaepernick and his former teammate, Eric Reid, have reached a settlement in their suit against the NFL. The players sued the league in 2017, alleging it colluded to keep the players out of league in response to their protests — against police brutality and racial injustice — during the pre-game National Anthem, which drew the ire of President Donald Trump.

6 Days Ago   Samsung is throwing in the towel on Blu-ray players, in the U.S. at least. "Samsung will no longer introduce new Blu-ray or 4K Blu-ray player models in the US market," the company told CNET, in response to an earlier report in Forbes.

6 Days Ago   Want a new basketball jersey? In the future, it may be as simple as pushing a button. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver showed off a concept for the "NBA jersey of the future" that does just that.

7 Days Ago   Facebook may soon set a new record, just not the kind it likes to brag about. The social network is facing a multibillion-dollar fine from the Federal Trade Commission over privacy violations, according to a new report in The Washington Post.

8 Days Ago   Twitter doesn't have an edit button, but it could one day have something close. Sort of. CEO Jack Dorsey said the company is thinking about a "clarification" feature that would allow users to include additional context for old tweets.

8 Days Ago   Millions of people who use the dating app Coffee Meets Bagel woke up on Valentine's Day to some unsetting news: their personal information had been compromised.

8 Days Ago   Another day, another instance of something creepy happening on Facebook. The latest: a strange "bug" in Facebook's search tool that lets you search for photos of women, but not men.

9 Days Ago   Apple is finally, finally addressing one of the most frustrating parts of the App Store: the unsubscribe process. The latest iOS update quietly added a new way to cancel app subscriptions, making it much easier than it was before.

9 Days Ago   WhatsApp is experimenting with a big change to one of its most popular features. The messaging app is now testing an algorithm for Status that will sort updates by relevance, rather than chronological order.

10 Days Ago   Apple isn't selling as many iPhones anymore, so the company is looking for new ways to make money off its software. Now, it looks like we'll soon get an up-close look at a key part of those plans.

10 Days Ago   Samsung's Galaxy S10 lineup won't officially launch until next week so, naturally, the phones' entire spec sheets have already leaked. GSM Arena got ahold of what they say are the full spec sheets for the S10e, S10, and S10+, courtesy a tipster with connections to Samsung's retail unit.

11 Days Ago   Amazon just added another company to its growing smart home portfolio. The e-commerce giant is acquiring Eero, maker of the popular routers and mesh WiFi system of the same name.

11 Days Ago   Google can now help you prepare for your next HQ trivia game. The search giant is teaming up with the creators of the popular trivia app HQ to create HQ University, a dedicated trivia game made for Google Assistant.

14 Days Ago   Facebook has acquired GrokStyle, a shopping startup that uses AI to help you buy furniture and other items for the home. The move, which was reported by Bloomberg, is the latest sign yet that the social network is looking to push deeper into e-commerce in 2019.

14 Days Ago   It's not just you: Twitter has been experimenting with a lot more features lately. From "original tweeter" tags, to "good morning" news briefs, the service has been testing a ton of tweaks to make it easier to keep up with conversations and news unfolding on its platform.

14 Days Ago   When Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos dropped a bombshell blog post saying the National Enquirer was attempting to blackmail him with nude photos, it immediately set the internet ablaze.

15 Days Ago   Remember IGTV, the video service Instagram launched last year to take on YouTube? (You might know it as that icon with a red dot you accidentally tap when trying to get to your direct messages.) Well, Instagram is trying to make it more difficult for you to ignore IGTV.

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