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Google Maps AR Released for Pixel

Google’s augmented reality walking directions are now available for Pixel users worldwide. First demoed at Google’s I/O conference last year, the new AR feature in

CFPB Proposes New Rules on Debt Collection

Federal regulators have proposed new rules on debt collection. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s proposed updates to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act would limit

Instagram May Toss Out ‘Like’ Counts

Leaked design prototypes show that Instagram may be experimenting with hiding the “like” counts of users’ posts. App researcher Jane Manchun Wong discovered the feature

Are Dogs Cleaner Than Beards?

Dogs are cleaner than the average beard, according to a recent study. Researchers compared the number of bacteria found in the fur of man’s best

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NYC Task Force Struggles to Audit City Algorithms

A New York City task force is reportedly struggling to hold accountable computerized algorithms used by the city government. Created through city council legislation passed

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