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Snapchat stops promoting President Trump following violent tweets

“We will not amplify voices who incite racial violence and injustice by giving them free promotion on Discover.”

What you need to know Snapchat is taking a stand against President Trump. It says it will no longer promote his content on the Discover platform. In a statement, Snapchat said it would “not amplify voices who incite racial violence and injustice”.

Snapchat is no longer actively promoting President Donald Trump on its Discover platform.

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Flo by Moen Smart Water Detector finds and stops leaks in your home

Use Smart Water Detector to find the leaks that Flo stops.

What you need to know Smart Water Detector helps find leaks caused by more than just pipes and alerts users of their presence. Smart Water Detector can also aid in prevention by detecting freezing temperatures and high humidity. Pairs with Flo by Moen Smart Water Shutoff to help manage leaks and conserve water usage throughout the home.

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Google Nest Mini stops by the FCC, confirms wall-mount and 3.5mm jack

The sketch also reveals the design will stay relatively unchanged.

What you need to know The new updated Nest Mini, previously known as Home Mini, just made a stop by the FCC. It is expected to launch at Google’s hardware event that will most likely take place on October 15. The sketch in the FCC listing confirms the addition of a wall-mount and 3.5mm jack to the Nest Mini.

While we can’t escape the deluge of Pixel  [Read More…]

Google stops sharing info with wireless carriers over data privacy concerns

It put an end to the Mobile Network Insights program back in April.

What you need to know The Mobile Network Insights service delivered anonymous data to wireless carriers to show weak spots in their network coverage. The data helped carriers find areas that needed to be improved to make their networks more reliable. Google shut down the service back in April due to privacy concerns.

In April of this year, Google shut down a valuable resource  [Read More…]

Your right to repair stops where Apple’s liability begins

Apple’s not trying to stop you from swapping your iPhone battery. It just doesn’t want a Note 7 situation on its hands.

I’m a big believer in the right to repair. I like to tinker around with my old truck, I love to make small improvements to my house, and I’m the guy who isn’t afraid to take his phone apart and swap the battery if it needs it. Working with my hands is just a thing  [Read More…]

HTC stops selling its phones in the UK over patent dispute with IPCom

HTC has been accused of displaying disregard for the law by IPCom.

What you need to know HTC has stopped selling its phones in the UK due to an ongoing patent dispute with IPCom. All HTC products on the company’s online store are listed as “out of stock” currently. Amazon, however, is yet to pull HTC phones from sale in the UK.

Struggling Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC has temporarily stopped selling phones via its online store in  [Read More…]

Verizon stops charging customers $10/month to use its 5G network

Samsung Galaxy S10 5G users are free to use 5G service for the time being.

April has been all about 5G over at Verizon. It began with Verizon launching 5G in Chicago and Minneapolis which was then followed up with an announcement for the next 20 cities that will receive 5G.

When its 5G service first launched, Verizon planned on charging an extra $ 10 per month for it with the fee waived for the first three  [Read More…]

House Appropriations Committee stops President Trump from helping ZTE

ZTE’s light at the end of the tunnel has vanished.

Last Sunday, President Donald Trump took to Twitter saying that he was working with President Xi in China to help dig ZTE out of the hole it’s been in for the past few weeks. Now, the House Appropriations Committee has issued an order preventing Trump from doing anything.

According to Democratic Representative Dutch Ruppersberger —

This amendment would prevent the Commerce Department from renegotiation of the sanctions  [Read More…]

Google Assistant stops working for some Android Wear users

A bad Google app update has caused the Assistant to stop working for some users.

Among the wearables competition, Android Wear has a few things going for it. There are a plethora of unique options from super rugged watches to dressier options. Another advantage is the seamless integration with Android smartphones and the ability to access Google Assistant on your wrist. At least, in theory.

Android Police is reporting that following a recent Google app update, Google  [Read More…]

When it stops being about the hardware: Google’s way forward and an all-new kind of cloud

The screen in front of you is now just the vessel for Google services.

It’s been noted several times and with many words that Google didn’t announce any hardware at Google I/O 2017. Never mind that we actually did talk of stand-alone Daydream devices and new Android Auto partners, the internet wants to hear about phones! All the phones!

Google started as a software services company and things have come full circle.

What we did hear tells  [Read More…]