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5/24/2018

Yelp has reached out to the European Commission with a formal complaint against Google. Specifically, Yelp argues Google unfairly privileges its own services and content in searches, thus harming competitors.

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5/24/2018

UK-based startup Klevio has unveiled its smart intercom system, which allows users to control locks via an iOS or Android app. The device, called Klevio One, can be retrofitted to electric strike-enabled locks and integrated into existing intercom systems.

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TechCrunch
5/24/2018

Samsung intends to establish research centers in Moscow, Toronto and Cambridge for developing artificial intelligence. The new segment is expected to employ 1,000 advanced AI researchers by 2020.

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5/24/2018

A dedicated ad server forms part of the newly launched service Telaria contends is the "first complete video ad management platform" for over-the-top TV. Also included are live-data diagnostics and an engine to help formulate campaigns.

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5/24/2018

Aiming for a more consistent user experience across different platforms, Twitter has rolled out upgrades for its mobile site, Twitter Lite, and for Twitter for Windows. Included are real-time updates on replies, retweets and likes as well as a night mode.

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Twitter
5/24/2018

Ahead of the launch of new privacy rules in Europe, Mozilla is highlighting its additional privacy measures for consumers as part of its latest updates in Firefox for Android. The Firefox Focus feature allows users to manage cookies and limit the source of trackers.

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VentureBeat
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Mozilla
5/23/2018

HTC has unveiled its new flagship handset, the U12 Plus, which offers dual cameras, a high-definition display and a pressure-sensitive design. The phone's side buttons are a unique feature, as they rely on haptic feedback rather than mechanical buttons to work.

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5/23/2018

Apple partner Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. has reportedly started manufacturing next-generation A12 chips for new iPhone models. The processor uses a 7-nanometer design to run faster and more efficiently than the iPhone 8 or iPhone X.

5/23/2018

Kohl's is teaming with pop culture website PopSugar in a bid to pull in more millennials for the retailer's new clothing line due this fall. Kohl's says it plans to tap into PopSugar's data and analytics to better gauge millennial tastes as well as to serve up relevant brands and experiences.

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5/23/2018

Japan has been resistant to the allure of Uber as riders tend to prefer the safety of traditional taxis. Now, Uber is trying another way to break into the market with an experimental taxi-hailing service.