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Snap launch new feature snapchat called spotlight a dedicated space with short entertaining videos in a vertically skirt. Little feed snap says it's algorithms will personalize feeds with the most engaging recent snaps and the feed will be human. The algorithm will look at. How many of us a snap gets how long people watch it if it's frequently skipped and whether it gets shared spotlight will feature snaps from both private and public accounts by either sending to spotlight directly or posting the our story feed snaps from private accounts won't feature attribution with no way to comment or message that creator snap also says it will pay over one million dollars a day to users who create top spotlight snaps for the rest of twenty twenty the california public utilities commission approved the driver and driverless autonomous vehicle deployment programs that allow for paid autonomous. Ride hailing services in the state to participate. Companies will need to obtain either a charter party carrier class p permit or a class a charter party certificate in the av passenger service pilot program as well as an ab testing permit from california department of motor vehicles expects it will take several months for companies to be accepted into the programs operating thomas. Ride hailing service will require submitting quarterly reports that include anonymous pickup and dropoff information. The availability wheelchair accessible rides fuel and electric charging types of vehicles vehicles and passengers miles traveled and working with the disadvantage accessibility communities previously these c. p. You see a lot for autonomous testing in the state but not for paid autonomous vehicle services a coalition of digital marketing companies calling themselves marketers for an open web announced. It filed a complaint with the uk competition and markets authority to block implementation of google's privacy sandbox initiative. This initiative is set to roll out in early twenty twenty one and would phase out third party tracking cookies. The coalition is asking for the privacy sandbox to be delayed until regulators devise long-term competitive remedies to mitigate google's dominance google's privacy. Sandbox is an open set of standards. The company announced last year. That would replace cookies with browser privacy budget that allow for a site to make a limited number of calls to get information to group user into a larger group but not sacrifice anonymity. While apple's rumored augmented mixed reality headset isn't a thing yet mike. Rockwell apple's head of a are and l. asandra mcginnis it senior product manager for air. Tell seen that apple's mission right now is through the device. You already have in your pocket. The iphone apple says there are already ten thousand air enabled ios apps with seven thousand developers many of which focused on shopping or home improvement. Google launch an invitation only trial of a new app called pask mayton india designed to let users earn money by doing simple tasks on your smartphone. The app says tasks for from businesses around the world and are categorized as either sitting or feel tasks with a provided walking. Eta example task include walk into a store front and taking a picture recording a spoken sentence transcribing content or checking details of a business users can either select from a number of available tasks or the app can send a notification requesting a task be done. It's unclear if local businesses make quest to google for these tasks or are paying for the service. Twitter confirmed that a bug in its ephemeral fleets feature could offer content to be viewed after the supposed twenty four hour expiration these fleets would disappear from the. Ui of the main twitter app but a developer tool using twitter's api could pulling fleet wells. Which could then be used to view content after twenty four hours of posting twitter. Clarified that the api. Only post-flight your house less than twenty four hours old and is working on a fixed to make older url's viewable after twenty four hours. Twitter does door fleet content for up to thirty days and is available to users twitter data for download until the platform deletes. It and updated apple support page says. The company is working with microsoft to bring compatibility for the xbox series x controller to apple devices apple devices currently support the xbox wireless controller with bluetooth xbox elite wireless controller xbox adaptive controller and the playstation dualshock four controller twitter user. Ling ling confirmed that he was able to use the check. Rain jail breaking tool to jailbreak a first generation home pot posting a screenshot of accessing the homepage over an ssh connection this is the first publicly demonstrated jailbreak of a homepod which runs an os based on tv os. An update to google assistant now allows it to schedule turning on or off smart lights. This works through assistant scheduled actions feature and can't be set for either specific times for events like sunup. Sundown previously google assistant could turn off smart lights or use them as part of an alarm and finally to celebrate the video of billie eilish is bad guy surpassing one billion views on youtube. Google created infinite. Bad guy an endless music video built on covers of the song at billy. Dot with youtube dot com. The site initially played the official video with one of fifteen thousand cover videos on either side of the plane. Version cooking on those videos will transition to the new version without missing a beat or a lyric. 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