Mobile Minutes: Amazon launches Dash; GM acquires Sidecar; Twitter’s latest glitch; Facebook combats extremist posts
Printer, washer automatically order from Amazon
The day your house automatically orders whatever you’re running low on came a step closer Tuesday, with Amazon’ launch of what it calls a “replenishment” service.
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GM buys Sidecar’s assets as it preps its own ride-hailing service
Investing a plump $500 million into rival Lyft isn’t the only move General Motors is making against ride-hailing giant Uber: The company has reportedly also bought the remains of recently defunct third-place player Sidecar.
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Twitter service interrupted again for some mobile and Web users
Twitter Inc. users worldwide experienced service disruptions Tuesday, the latest in a string of outages since Friday.
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Facebook launches new initiative against online extremism and hate speech
On Monday evening, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg announced in Berlin the launch of a new campaign against extremist speech on the Internet, called Online Civil Courage Initiative (OCCI).
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