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Apple just pushed an iOS update to fix that “I” autocorrect bug

Over the last few days, most iOS users have experienced the same peculiar bug: the letter “i” was autocorrecting to… something else. Sometimes it was an exclamation mark. Sometimes it was “A”. Sometimes it was a question mark in a box. A fix was said to be just around the corner, and sure enough: Apple has just sent out a ...

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Facebook will teach the unemployed digital/social media skills in 30 cities

Whether it’s to “bring the world closer together” or improve its public image, Facebook today announced Community Boost. It’s a program travelling to 30 cities around the U.S. in 2018 that will teach digital job skills to the unemployed, Internet literacy to those just getting online, startup methodology to entrepreneurs, and customer growth to small business owners. Unsurprisingly, though, all ...

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Apple has acquired imaging sensor startup InVisage Technologies

As Apple continues to work on ever-smaller but more powerful computing devices, it has acquired a startup focusing on nanotechnology, and specifically as it relates to image sensors. TechCrunch has learned and confirmed that Apple has picked up InVisage Technologies, a startup that develops solutions to improve imaging capabilities on space-constrained devices, like smartphones. An Apple spokesperson has confirmed the ...

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After leak, Google’s new file manager for Android, Files Go, launches into public beta

Google today decided to launch its new Files Go Android app into public beta to reach a wider group of testers. The company had been preparing to announce its new file manager for Android later in December, but those plans were thwarted earlier this week when the app was spotted in the wild during testing. While file management is Files ...

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Apple’s iPad could drop the home button and add Face ID in 2018

Apple is reportedly working on a redesign of the iPad that includes dropping the Home button and slimming down the bezels on the top-end model, as well as adding facial recognition tech to allow for Face ID unlocking and more. Bloomberg says the redesigned iPad could make its consumer debut as early as next year. The upgraded tablet would likely ...

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Greta Van Susteren is releasing an apology app called Sorry

Former cable news anchor Greta Van Susteren is ready to jump into the app market with an apology app, according to a Facebook post she put up today. Van Susteren says in the post she’ll be releasing her first app, “Sorry,” which she’s spent more than a year on already, to let people send apologies to one another. “SNAPCHAT AND ...

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Tencent could play a role redesigning Snapchat following $2B investment

Tencent, the Chinese internet giant valued at $ 470 billion, may have a hand in rebooting the Snapchat app to make it more competitive with Instagram and Facebook. Off the back of some very poor financials announced this week, parent company Snap said it is retooling the messaging app “to make it easier to use.” Now Tencent, which upped its stake in ...

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Crunch Report | Yahoo hack is still a mystery

Today’s Stories  Four years later, Yahoo still doesn’t know how 3 billion accounts were hacked Apple’s iPad could drop the home button and add Face ID in 2018 Apple said to be working on AR headset aimed for potential 2020 ship date Niantic’s follow-up to Pokémon Go will be a Harry Potter AR game launching in 2018 Credits Written by: MRDHosted ...

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Crunch Report | Yahoo hack is still a mystery

Today’s Stories  Four years later, Yahoo still doesn’t know how 3 billion accounts were hacked Apple’s iPad could drop the home button and add Face ID in 2018 Apple said to be working on AR headset aimed for potential 2020 ship date Niantic’s follow-up to Pokémon Go will be a Harry Potter AR game launching in 2018 Credits Written by: MRDHosted ...

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DST Global letter to LPs denies impropriety in Facebook, Twitter investments

DST Global, the investment firm led by Yuri Milner, has sent a letter to its limited partners blasting media outlets for “insinuations” that it used its holdings in Twitter and Facebook as anything other than financial investments, after it was revealed that the Russian government was indirectly an investor in DST Global. The letter, provided to TechCrunch by a source, ...

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