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Apple Defends Its Decision To Allow Infowars In The App Store

Apple Defends Its Decision To Allow Infowars In The App Store

Apple will continue to allow the Infowars Official mobile application in its App Store, the company confirmed to BuzzFeed News on Wednesday, just days after banning several podcasts associated with the conspiracy site.
Zillow acquires Mortgage Lenders of America, posts $325M in Q2 revenue, up 22%

Zillow acquires Mortgage Lenders of America, posts $325M in Q2 revenue, up 22%

Zillow Group is acquiring Mortgage Lenders of America in its quest to own more of the home buying process. The Seattle real estate juggernaut announced the acquisition with its second-quarter earnings report Monday.
What 5G wireless devices will do that 4G cannot

What 5G wireless devices will do that 4G cannot

The challenges of making a handheld device receive several simultaneous signals from sub-millimeter wave frequencies, remain extraordinary. They're as daunting, and perhaps as seemingly insurmountable, ....
Apple to lawmakers: Your iPhone isn't spying to you

Apple to lawmakers: Your iPhone isn't spying to you

The iPhone only listens to users when triggered by the phrase "Hey Siri," Apple said in a letter to lawmakers explaining how it guards consumer privacy. The letter was written in response to a one sent by leaders of the House's Energy and Commerce Committee seeking .....
Meet the woman behind Amazon's Alexa

Meet the woman behind Amazon's Alexa

One-quarter of all American households now have an Amazon Echo powered by Alexa. But the surge in popularity of these virtual assistants comes with new questions about convenience, and privacy — especially as the company looks to make the smart speaker more "human."
New Fondu app lets users create Ethereum smart contracts more easily

New Fondu app lets users create Ethereum smart contracts more easily

This new piece of software lets users build a new Ethereum smart contract entirely from scratch, and launch the ICO crowdsale for their project. It is still at proof-of-concept stage, but the relatively simple code should allow more people to get involved with ICOs. 
Apple and Google haven’t banned Infowars apps, and their downloads are booming

Apple and Google haven’t banned Infowars apps, and their downloads are booming

Infowars Official, the app named after Alex Jones’ controversial radio talk show, has become the fourth most popular news app in the United States that’s currently available in the iOS App Store, according to public rankings. It was the 47th most popular just two days ago.
A Guide to Walmart’s Ragtag Alliance Against Amazon

A Guide to Walmart’s Ragtag Alliance Against Amazon

Battling Amazon isn’t easy—even for the world’s largest retail chain. Fear of Jeff Bezos helps explain why Walmart has in recent years forged alliances with Google, Microsoft, China’s JD.com and other tech players. The members of the unofficial coalition all share a common goal: preventing Amazon from ruling the digital galaxy.
Facebook, Apple and YouTube remove pages and podcasts from Alex Jones for hate speech, policy violations

Facebook, Apple and YouTube remove pages and podcasts from Alex Jones for hate speech, policy violations

Facebook, Apple, Youtube, Pinterest and Spotify clamped down on content by Alex Jones Monday. Apple confirmed on Monday that it had removed five out of Jones' six podcasts, which includes the infamous "The Alex Jones Show" as well as a number of other InfoWars audio streams. The news was originally reported by BuzzFeed News.
Amazon and Walmart’s rivalry is reshaping how we’ll buy everything in the future

Amazon and Walmart’s rivalry is reshaping how we’ll buy everything in the future

Walmart’s ongoing battle with Amazon for the retail crown is expanding well beyond retail, and it’s forcing one of the largest companies in the world to reexamine its DNA. In the last six months alone, Walmart has partnered with scores of tech firms to better compete with Amazon and make progress in markets that may become pivotal years down the line.


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