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Twitter discloses another 10,000 accounts suspended for fomenting political discord globally – TechCrunch

Twitter discloses another 10,000 accounts suspended for fomenting political discord globally – TechCrunch

Twitter’s ongoing, and possibly Sisyphean, effort of policing and removing nefarious content disseminated on its platform is taking another step forward today. The company’s safety team has disclosed the removal of another 10,112 accounts across six countries that were found to be actively spreading misinformation and encouraging unrest in politically sensitive climates. The accounts noted […]

Twitter launches its controversial ‘Hide Replies’ feature in the U.S. and Japan – TechCrunch

Twitter launches its controversial ‘Hide Replies’ feature in the U.S. and Japan – TechCrunch

Twitter’s controversial “Hide Replies feature, aimed at civilizing conversations on its platform, is launching today in the U.S. and Japan after earlier tests in Canada. The addition is one of the more radical changes to Twitter to date. It puts people back in control of a conversation they’ve started by giving them the ability to […]

iOS 13 is now available to download – TechCrunch

iOS 13 is now available to download – TechCrunch

Apple has just released the final version of iOS 13. This update brings many much needed quality-of-life improvements — and there are also a bunch of new features. The update is currently rolling out and is available both over-the-air in the Settings app, and by plugging your device into iTunes for a wired update. Many […]

Afore Capital raises second pre-seed venture capital fund – TechCrunch

Afore Capital raises second pre-seed venture capital fund – TechCrunch

As expectations from seed investors intensify, a new stage of investment has established itself earlier in the venture-backed company life cycle. Known as “pre-seed” investing, one of the first legitimate outfits to double down on the stage has refueled, closing its second fund on $77 million. Afore Capital’s sophomore fund is likely the largest pool […]

Apple Watch Series 5 review – TechCrunch

Apple Watch Series 5 review – TechCrunch

Apple’s iPhones numbers may have suffered in recent years, but when it comes to smartwatches, the company remains utterly dominant. Recent figures from Counterpoint put Apple Watch growth at 48% year over year for the first quarter, commanding more than a third of the total global smartwatch market. Samsung’s myriad different models, meanwhile, put the […]

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