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NYPD asks Google to scrap Waze's DUI checkpoints

The NYPD has sent Google a cease-and-desist letter, asking it to axe a Waze feature that allows users to mark cops' locations on the navigation app. Based on the letter first seen by Streetsblog NYC and CBS New York, authorities believe the feature i… Source: Engadget | NYPD asks Google to scrap Waze's DUI checkpoints

Instacart revises pay policy after accusations of tip stealing

Instacart is learning a hard lesson about the importance of paying workers properly. The grocery delivery service is revising its pay policies for shoppers after complaints that it was counting customer tips toward its minimum pay goals — as far as… Source: Engadget | Instacart revises pay policy after accusations of tip stealing

Facebook will show who uploaded your contact info for targeted ads

Facebook has taken some steps to prevent companies from recklessly using your data for targeted ads, but now it might put pressure on them to come clean. As of February 28th, Facebook's "why am I seeing this ad?" button will show who (if anyone) upl… Source: Engadget | Facebook will show who uploaded your contact …

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Flickr postpones photo deletions for free users to March 12th

Don't panic if you missed the February 5th deadline before the new owners at SmugMug (previously Engadget's parent Verizon) started deleting Flickr photos beyond the 1,000-image limit for free accounts. SmugMug has postponed the deletion period to Ma… Source: Engadget | Flickr postpones photo deletions for free users to March 12th

Facebook's head of PR leaves amid ongoing crises

Facebook is seemingly bouncing from crisis to crisis. It might not be happy, then, that the company's leading communications exec is heading for the exit. Recode has learned that Technology Communications VP Caryn Marooney (pictured at right) is le… Source: Engadget | Facebook's head of PR leaves amid ongoing crises

Apple restores Google's internal iOS apps

Apple has restored Google's access to its internal iOS apps, including pre-release beta versions of Maps, Hangouts and Gmail, as well as employee-only apps for the company's cafes and buses. Apple temporarily banned Google from running the apps on Th… Source: Engadget | Apple restores Google's internal iOS apps

The unfiltered joy of Christine McConnell's 'Mortal Kombat' cake

Rose is an obese, Frankenstein raccoon with a pink bow on top of her ratty head and a bent fork where her left hand should be. She's blindly self-possessed, spending her days devouring sweets and torturing men — and often vice versa. She's died at l… Source: Engadget | The unfiltered joy of Christine McConnell's …

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New York settles with company selling fake social media followers

The state of New York's Attorney General has settled a case with a company that made millions of dollars selling likes, comments and followers on social media, according to CNN. The activity of the now-defunct Devumi was discovered as part of a probe… Source: Engadget | New York settles with company selling fake social media …

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Canada doesn't trust social networks to warn of election interference

Social networks like Facebook and Twitter have set up war rooms and disclosure systems to warn of potential election meddling, but the Canadian government doesn't believe that's good enough. The country's Democratic Institutions Minister has establis… Source: Engadget | Canada doesn't trust social networks to warn of election interference

US will map and disrupt North Korean botnet

The US government plans to turn the tables on North Korea-linked hackers trying to compromise key infrastructure. The Justice Department has unveiled an initiative to map the Joanap botnet and "further disrupt" it by alerting victims. The FBI and t… Source: Engadget | US will map and disrupt North Korean botnet

New York investigates Apple's Group FaceTime privacy bug

You knew it was just a matter of time before Apple's Group FaceTime 'eavesdropping' bug drew the attention of politicians. New York Attorney General Letitia James has launched an investigation into the FaceTime flaw in hopes of understanding both its… Source: Engadget | New York investigates Apple's Group FaceTime privacy bug

To Facebook, your privacy is worth a $20 gift card

Another day, another Facebook controversy. The latest backlash follows a TechCrunch report that the company was secretly paying teenagers to access their data and basically monitor their every move on the web. Facebook was asking people to install a… Source: Engadget | To Facebook, your privacy is worth a gift card

Nintendo's Wii Shop Channel shuts down today

It's a sad day for loyal fans of the original Wii. As promised back in 2017, Nintendo is closing down the Wii Shop Channel as of January 30th. It lost much of its usefulness after March 26th of last year, when you could no longer add Wii Points and… Source: Engadget | Nintendo's Wii Shop …

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Xbox One 'black screen' issue prevents consoles from starting up

We hope you didn't take the day off for an extended Xbox game session. Microsoft has acknowledged widespread reports of Xbox One consoles suddenly failing. In many cases, the systems start up to a black screen that makes them unusable. There have… Source: Engadget | Xbox One 'black screen' issue prevents consoles from starting up

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