Facebook is greeting some users with a weather forecast

By Stan Schroeder You’re already using Facebook for pretty much everything, so why not have your morning weather forecast while you’re there as well? This seems to be the line of reasoning behind Facebook’s new feature, apparently available only to a small subset of users and noticed Friday by The Next Web. Some of them…

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U.S. to Push Apple to Unlock iPhone in N.Y. Case

The Justice Department will keep trying to force Apple Inc. to help open a locked iPhone seized as part of a New York drug investigation, according to a new court filing. Source:: http://www.wsj.com/articles/u-s-to-keep-pushing-apple-to-unlock-iphone-in-new-york-case-1460128066?mod=rss_Technology Related posts: Roots of Apple-FBI Standoff Reach Back to 2008 Case Apple Stores See Shrinking Share of iPhone Sales FBI Analyzing Data…

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FCC Chairman Calls for ‘Fresh Start’ in Oversight of Business-Data Services

Federal regulators said Friday they will seek to revamp their oversight of an obscure but important part of the telecommunications market, the bulk data service that telecom companies provide to businesses, including each other. Source:: http://www.wsj.com/articles/fcc-chairman-calls-for-fresh-start-in-oversight-of-business-data-services-1460129518?mod=rss_Technology Related posts: FCC Plan Would Revamp Oversight of Bulk Data Service Provided to Businesses FBI Analyzing Data From San…

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Luka, with $4.42 million in Series A, releases AI-powered chat bots

By Jordan Crook Just in time for the chat bot craze, Disrupt London alum Luka is enhancing its AI-powered messaging service with a variety of smart bots to help users get whatever they desire. Luka originally launched as a Yelp competitor, all done over text. Users could ask Luka, via chat, about where they should…

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Luka, with $4.42 million in Series A, releases AI-powered chat bots

By Jordan Crook Just in time for the chat bot craze, Disrupt London alum Luka is enhancing its AI-powered messaging service with a variety of smart bots to help users get whatever they desire. Luka originally launched as a Yelp competitor, all done over text. Users could ask Luka, via chat, about where they should…

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Why Saint Laurent abruptly deleted its entire Instagram history

By Noelle Sciacca Even luxury fashion brands throw shade. SEE ALSO: How rude! ’80s prom fashion has officially returned Like a scorned girlfriend might remove every image of her cheating ex from Facebook, Saint Laurent just erased traces of its former creative director, Hedi Slimane, from its official Instagram account. After four years at the…

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Twitter Names Two, Including PepsiCo CFO, to Board

Twitter said it named two new members to its board this week, the latest management change at the social media company, as it tries to more clearly market the purpose of its service and grow its user base. Source:: http://www.wsj.com/articles/twitter-names-two-including-pepsico-finance-chief-to-board-1460124929?mod=rss_Technology Related posts: China’s ZTE Says it Will Replace Three Senior Executives China’s ZTE to Replace…

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Apple Stores See Shrinking Share of iPhone Sales

Fewer U.S. iPhone buyers are purchasing directly from Apple Inc., as more deal with telecom carriers, according to a new report. Source:: http://www.wsj.com/articles/apple-stores-see-shrinking-share-of-iphone-sales-1460126178?mod=rss_Technology Related posts: HP Goes Lean to Draw Premium Buyers Why the iPhone Breach Is a Win for Users Roots of Apple-FBI Standoff Reach Back to 2008 Case Amazon Struts Its Fashion Sense,…

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Facebook to Allow Media Companies, Marketers to Post Sponsored Content

Facebook will now permit marketers and media companies to post branded content to its site. As part of this new policy update, sponsor-produced content posted to Facebook will carry an identifying label. Source:: http://www.wsj.com/articles/facebook-to-allow-media-companies-marketers-to-post-sponsored-content-1460116801?mod=rss_Technology Related posts: Facebook’s WhatsApp Launches ‘End-to-End’ Encryption Flash-Sale Site Beyond the Rack Files for Creditor Protection Indonesia Pushes U.S. Tech Firms…

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Samsung’s Galaxy S7 series is selling a lot better than the Galaxy S6 did

By Jon Russell It’s become increasing common to hear of Samsung’s mobile business struggling, but the early signs around its newest devices suggest that the company could turn the tide. Read More Source:: http://techcrunch.com/2016/04/08/samsungs-galaxy-s7-series-is-selling-a-lot-better-than-the-galaxy-s6-did/?ncid=rss Related posts: London-based on-demand delivery service Jinn picks up $7.5M Series A Yik Yak’s CTO drops out as the hyped anonymous…

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