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Apple CEO Tim Cook Plans to Donate His Wealth to Charity

blogs.wsj.com — Apple CEO Tim Cook is joining a cluster of executives planning to give away the majority of their wealth to charity. The detail is part of a wide-ranging profile in Fortune that looks at how Cook is changing Apple on several fronts, such as sharing credit with the executive team.

Facebook Clarifies Its Policies on Removing Content, Again

blogs.wsj.com — Facebook sought again to clarify its policies on when it removes content, providing details on how it handles nudity, terrorism and hate speech. It also released a new round of data on government requests to remove content. The policy updates are the latest from Facebook, which is repeatedly refining its messaging on sensitive topics such as privacy and abuse.

Apple’s app stores are knocked out of commission

marketwatch.com — Customers looking to download apps and songs ran into trouble at Apple's online stores Wednesday. Apple's systems-status page said iTunes, iBooks, and the app stores for iOS and Mac were knocked out of commission for all users. Other services, like Apple Pay and the company's website store, were operating as usual.

Apple’s App Stores Are Knocked Out of Commission

blogs.wsj.com — Customers looking to download apps and songs ran into trouble at Apple 's online stores Wednesday. Apple's systems-status page said iTunes, iBooks, and the app stores for iOS and Mac were knocked out of commission for all users. Other services, like Apple Pay and the company's website store, were operating as usual.

Coming to a Console Near You: Free-to-Play Games

blogs.wsj.com — "Freemium" games have conquered smartphones. Now they're invading videogame consoles. It's easy to think of free-to-play games as only casual mobile apps like "Candy Crush Saga," where gamers are urged to drop cash to avoid "grinding" through repetitive gameplay or running out of turns. That's not always the case.

Google reverses ban on explicit material on Blogger

marketwatch.com — Google is serious when it says that "from time to time, we may change our content policies." Just days after taking a tougher stance against sexually explicit material on its blogging platform, Google now says it won't ban bloggers over sexually explicit material in most cases.

Google Reverses Ban on Explicit Material on Blogger

blogs.wsj.com — Google is serious when it says that "from time to time, we may change our content policies." Just days after taking a tougher stance against sexually explicit material on its blogging platform, Google now says it won't ban bloggers over sexually explicit material in most cases.

The Sharpest Jabs From the Facebook Privacy Report

blogs.wsj.com — Belgium's privacy watchdog criticized Facebook 's data policies, The Wall Street Journal reported Monday, in a document that arrives at a sour time for relations between Silicon Valley and Europe. The 61-page "critical analysis" of Facebook's revised policies says the social network fools its users into thinking they have more control over data and privacy than they actually do.

Google Goes After Explicit Material on Blogger

blogs.wsj.com — Google is giving users of its blogging software a month to clean up sexually explicit content or lose most of their audience. The ban in Blogger on "sexually explicit or graphic nude images" - basically adult content such as porn - takes effect March 23, at which point any blogs in violation will be converted to a private status, Google said.

Google Launches YouTube Kids App on Android and iOS

blogs.wsj.com — Google on Monday officially unveiled a YouTube app aimed at children, which it called the "first Google product built from the ground up with the little ones in mind." The Wall Street Journal reported last week that Google was expected to introduce YouTube Kids today.
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Mar 27, 2015

"We've been hacked so we turned on two-factor" is incredibly dissatisfying.

Mar 27, 2015

RT @WIRED: Wii U "Zelda" won’t make its planned 2015 release date, or even be shown at this year’s E3 Expo wrd.cm/1IFxmZY

Mar 27, 2015

Wii U released in November 2012. Nintendo just announced an original Zelda for the console is unlikely this year. facebook.com/video.php?v=86…

Mar 27, 2015

RT @eweise: #EllenPao Did the forewoman miscount or did someone change their vote on the fourth claim, of retaliation? No one knows.

Mar 27, 2015

It is clear to me that the jury in the Pao trial was distracted by the Knox verdict.

Mar 27, 2015

RT @JeffElder: Wait! 8-4 vote on fourth claim. Must be 9-3. "I am unable to record the verdict," judge says. He asks them to resume deliberations.

Mar 27, 2015

Jury finds for Kleiner on all claims in bias case filed by Pao. Stunning. Kleiner doesn't walk away unscathed. wsj.com/articles/sex-b…

Mar 27, 2015

Without a doubt, Super Mario 64 was a jaw-dropping moment when I first played it way back when. twitter.com/verge/status/5…



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