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Despite Russian ad controversy, Alphabet and Google keep raking in cash

[ad_1] Despite a flurry of unsettling news reports and the resulting political fallout concerning Russian propaganda ads spread through Silicon Valley, it’s still very much business as usual at Alphabet’s Google unit. The parent company of Google and its many subsidiaries reported fiscal third quarter earnings today, coming in above analyst expectations in both sales […]

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Apple buys New Zealand-based wireless charging company PowerbyProxi

[ad_1] Apple has acquired a little-known wireless charging company called PowerbyProxi for an undisclosed sum, according to a report from New Zealand-based news site Stuff.co.nz. The company, founded in 2007 by entrepreneur Fady Mishriki as a spin-out venture from the University of Auckland, specializes in small, Qi standard-compliant modules that allow wireless power transfer to […]

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Twitter releases its calendar of upcoming measures to combat harassment and abuse

[ad_1] Twitter this afternoon publicly posted its schedule for instituting fixes and changes to longstanding abuse and harassment issues that have plagued the social network for years. The calendar, first disclosed earlier this week in an internal Twitter email obtained by Wired, details nearly two dozen changes stretching from October 27th to January 10th. They […]