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Laughing at the Google+ bug? You’re making a big mistake.

Google Doodles celebrates the search engine’s 20th anniversary as seen on the home page in Mountain View, Calif., on Sept. 27. (John G. Mabanglo/EPA-EFE) (John G Mabanglo/EPA-EFE/REX/Shutterstock) Brian Fung Policy reporter focusing on telecommunications, media, cryptocurrencies and competition October 8 at 6:37 PM A vulnerability in Google’s software has led to the potential exposure of […]

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Amazon Echo Show (2018)

The original Amazon Echo Show was a natural evolution of the Echo speaker, adding a touch screen to provide visual information in addition to spoken answers to questions. It worked well enough, but a very stark design, anemic sound, and limited touch-screen interactivity left us underwhelmed (and the release of the smaller, less expensive Echo […]

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That Facebook group you joined years ago? It might now be supporting Brett Kavanaugh.

Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh. (Tom Williams/Pool/Reuters) (POOL/Reuters) Tony Romm Staff writer covering technology policy October 4 at 4:07 PM To the naked eye, thousands of users on Facebook are backing Supreme Court nominee Brett M. Kavanaugh. But some of the groups that seem to advocate for his Senate confirmation — and others […]

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Internet providers are joining Trump’s DOJ in suing California over net neutrality

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra (D) is the defendant in the industry lawsuit. (Jae C. Hong/AP) Brian Fung Policy reporter focusing on telecommunications, media, cryptocurrencies and competition October 3 at 5:16 PM Internet providers have sued the state of California in an effort to block its new net neutrality law from going into effect, adding […]