The Sonos Play:1 speaker is $50 off for Black Friday

The Play:1 is the entry-level gateway speaker from Sonos, and this weekend it’s on sale for $149 — $50 off the usual price — at a variety of retailers, including Amazon, Sonos, Best Buy, and the Apple Store. And despite being at the lower end of the Sonos product line, …

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DirecTV Now streaming service will reportedly launch without CBS

AT&T’s foray into digital TV is running into a snag. Its new streaming service, called DirecTV Now, will reportedley launch without support from CBS, according to a report from Bloomberg. That means the service won’t at launch have access to shows like The Big Bang Theory, a sizable number of …

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Twitter boss was suspended from Twitter for a short time tonight

Twitter co-founder and CEO Jack Dorsey was suspended from Twitter for a short time tonight. Dorsey — who operates the account @jack — was seemingly removed from the service he runs at around 9PM ET, for reasons that are currently unknown, before being reinstated around 15 minutes later. The service …

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Facebook is reportedly building a censorship tool so it can re-enter China

Facebook is developing a software tool that suppresses users’ posts from appearing in the News Feed in designated geographic areas, a possible first step toward making the social network available in China, the New York Times reported. The tool has reportedly caused a controversy within Facebook, with “several employees” quitting …

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Advertising company AppNexus bans Breitbart News over hate speech

AppNexus, a leading advertising technology company, says it has banned the conservative website Breitbart News from using its ad tools, according to a report from Bloomberg. The reason, according to a company spokesperson, is Breitbart’s violation of AppNexus’ hate speech rules. “We did a human audit of Breitbart and determined …

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