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Google Maps removes Uber integration on Android app

Google Maps removes Uber integration on Android app

While the ability lasted, users could among several other things enter a location, identify route, and check Uber prices and finally request a ride without exiting the Maps app. That applies to both the iOS and Android versions of the app, so it appears that this feature is gone for good. Now that the feature has been removed, users will have to follow the same process again.


Verizon to stop selling phone location data to third parties

Verizon to stop selling phone location data to third parties

Responses from the other carriers are available here: AT&T , Sprint and T-Mobile. Wireless carriers, not their customers, decide if these companies are given data. But Securus Technologies Inc., which provides phone services to correctional facilities, was acquiring the data from phone companies and offering it via a web portal, he said.


Minecraft: Bedrock Edition released, trailer shows Switch, Xbox One cross-play

Minecraft: Bedrock Edition released, trailer shows Switch, Xbox One cross-play

Minecraft is the first game on Nintendo Switch to feature cross-play support across Xbox One , PC, Nintendo Switch , Android, iOS, and virtual reality devices. Switch may well play host to many types of homebrew software in the future, but it seems Nintendo has found a way to stop the sort of unauthorised use that, for the console's health, really matters.



Get your wallet ready, the Steam Summer Sale starts today

The site, which has no affiliation to the Steam entertainment platform, is famously accurate at predicting official Steam sales. My own number is a pretty paltry $750, but numerous games in my library came through bundle deals, review keys, and Steam sales.


New York Times Takes Heat for Spiking Audio Interview With Stephen Miller

New York Times Takes Heat for Spiking Audio Interview With Stephen Miller

According reports, White House policy adviser Stephen Miller is working on a plan to use executive power to curb illegal arrivals and boost deportations. "The answer is SHOCKING", Bee's "Full Frontal" Twitter account joked about why the audio was never released. "At this time , the number that was previously being shared is no longer a valid number and, as such, we are no longer enforcing our policy against individuals Tweeting or linking to that information".


Microsoft rebrands MSN News under Microsoft News brand

Microsoft rebrands MSN News under Microsoft News brand

Microsoft is now doing its part in bringing a more trust-worthy and diverse news experience by re-launching, redesigning, and re-naming its news service into Microsoft News. Microsoft News doesn't build up a picture of your interests automatically like Google News , which uses your search history to identify stories that might take your fancy.