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Twitter wants to ‘increase the health of public conversation’

Twitter doesn't only want to be more transparent about the toxic content on its site, it also wants to be more proactive about removing it altogether. Speaking to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce today, as part of a hearing titled "Twitter:…
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Google opens up Google One to the general public

A few months ago Google started the process of transitioning Google Drive customers to their new Google One product. Google One is primarily a re-branding of Google Drive, though there are a couple new wrinkles involved with the revised platform. That stage of the transition appears to be complete as Google announced they are now […]

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Dell is going public again

Dell went private back in 2013 to reorganize without quite so much external pressure to perform. Now, however, it's ready to go public once again. The company has unveiled a plan to buy its own tracking stock in a $ 21.7 billion deal that, in exchan…
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China will allow self-driving car tests on public roads

China is opening up its roads to self-driving cars. The Beijing Municipal Transport Commission released a statement today saying that on certain roads and under certain conditions, companies registered in China will be able to test their autonomous v…
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Going public will give Razer the funds it needs to create a phone

Razer wants in on the thriving mobile industry. Bloomberg reports that the company is eyeing an initial public offering for sometime around October. The value of Razer is expected to be $ 3 billion to $ 5 billion, and the money raised would be heavily allocated towards the development of a mobile device. Intel and Temasek Holdings […]

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Saks Fifth Avenue left customer data exposed to the public

Sometimes, hackers don't have to lift a finger to swipe valuable shopping data — it can be sitting right out in the open. BuzzFeed News has found that a number of associated major fashion stores, including Saks Fifth Avenue, Gilt and Lord & Tay…
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Ted Baker and Google want you to say weird things in public, but it’s going to be worth it

Passers-by are really going to wonder what you’re searching for online if you partake in fashion brand Ted Baker’s latest gambit. Partnering with Google, and linked to a “shoppable” short film made with Guy Ritchie, this is shopping like we’ve never seen it before.

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Fleksy’s team is going to Pinterest, but its technology is going public

It’s not very common for a team to be acquired but not its technology, and that’s exactly what happened today between a photo sharing service and a keyboard replacement. Pinterest has announced it is bringing in the team behind Fleksy, which is a very popular keyboard replacement that’s used by millions of people on Android […]

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Forget driverless cars, London is going to test automated pods as a public transportation option

The London borough of Greenwich is set to be a test site for the GATEway project’s driverless public transportations pods. Anyone can apply to be a part of the trials, and survey data is also being collected to analyze popular public opinion about the concept.

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The Public Access Weekly: Six for the taxman

There was something I was supposed to do today, but I can't quite seem to recall what it was…. Just kidding! Clearly, today is the day I write and publish the Public Access Weekly! And also the day that citizens across the U.S. dread: tax day. Or,…
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Apple and the NFC Forum are bringing contactless payments to public transit

The NFC Forum, a standards body of which Apple is a part, has announced a collaboration with APTA to spur the adoption of contactless public transit payments, and reports indicate that contactless payment is being adopted by major urban transit systems.

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Facebook’s new search will scour all public posts

Facebook’s expanding the scope of its search function to encompass all 2 trillion (and counting) public posts on the social network. It’s an attempt at transforming search into a more useful, cohesive tool.

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Viber for Android updated with public group chats, 7,000 character limit & more!

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Earlier today, mobile messaging platform Viber took delivery of a rather nifty update via the Play Store. In terms of added functionality, the upgrade carries the facility for user to like individual messages, join public group chats and send text up to 7,000 characters long.

The full changelog can be seen below:

  • Group Likes – ‘like’ messages in group chats and see who’s loving your vibe
  • Forward Public Chat messages – share content with your friends more easily
  • Write freely – text messages can now be up to 7,000 characters long
  • Better video messaging – new features improve the experience
  • Public Chats – now available on Android

To install the update, simply open up the Play Store, toggle the hamburger menu by swiping in from the left-hand side of the screen, select ‘My Apps’ and click on ‘Viber, then hit the update button.

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Edward Snowden op-ed celebrates ‘power of an informed public’

It’s been about two years since we first discussed the NSA plan for “bulk metadata” monitoring of phone calls. At the heart of that information and so many revelations since, is Edward Snowden, the man who leaked documents to Glenn Greenwald and Laur…
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