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Twitter begins labeling political ads, Delphi acquires NuTonomy, & iPhone X will be available for walk-in customers on launch day


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Netflix ditches five-star ratings, New figures on Uber’s anonymous division, and Qualcomm rebrands its processors

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Dell launches a 2-in-1 XPS 13, French workers win the right to ignore email after hours, Twitter’s China head leaves the company, and more

TechSummit Lead #006

Editor’s Note: This is the TechSummit Lead, a daily recap of the technology stories that go beyond the headlines. Hulu is starting a commercial-free tier on its streaming service for $12/month. Qualcomm’s core Kryo CPU in the Snapdragon 820 processor will reach up to 2.2GHz, and the SoC will be manufacturing on Samsung’s 14nm FinFET…

Google won’t face Gmail privacy class action suit

SAN JOSE — Google won a significant legal victory on Tuesday as a U.S. judge decided not to combine several lawsuits that accused the Internet search company of violating the privacy rights of hundreds of millions of email users into a single class action. In a decision presented on Tuesday, U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh…

Weekly App Review #5: Todoist

Todoist is an  to-do app that I use on a daily basis to plan out and schedule posts for publication on the sites that I write for. Before I continue with this review, here’s some background on me when it comes to to-do apps. I’ve used everything from to Wunderlist to Trello but they…

Google adding quick action buttons, real-time flight status to Gmail

Responding to an invitation or checking in for a flight soon won’t require any typing at all, assuming you’re using Gmail to manage your inbox. When the situation calls for it, new quick action buttons will pop up in an email, letting you accomplish simple tasks without reaching for the keyboard. For event RSVPs, you…

Google Wallet will soon let you send payments as a Gmail attachment

Sending money with Google Wallet wasn’t a tremendously difficult affair before today, but Mountain View’s now discovered a clever new way to part you from your cash. “Over the coming months,” the company will roll out a new payments feature within Gmail, letting you attach money just as you would an image or document. After…