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Google details how interconnected Matter smart home standard will work on Android and Nest, Chaim Gartenberg

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Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge Google is one of the major companies behind the upcoming interconnected cross-platform smart home standard Matter, and today, the company has explained how it’ll work to support Matter with its Android devices and Nest smart home products. To start, the company is promising that all of its Nest displays and speakers will be …

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Google details how interconnected Matter smart home standard will work on Android and Nest,

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Google is one of the major companies behind the upcoming interconnected cross-platform smart home standard Matter, and today, the company has explained how it’ll work to support Matter with its Android devices and Nest smart home products. To start, the company is promising that all of its Nest displays and speakers will be updated to enable them to control Matter …

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Nintendo’s new Zelda Amiibo removes tedium for an extra $25,

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Nintendo is releasing the HD remake of The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword on the Switch on July 16th, and in the run up to the return of the — checks Hyrule Historia — current earliest entry in the Zelda timeline, it’s also selling a new amiibo. The $25 “Zelda and Loftwing” NFC-equipped figurine features the proto-princess and her bird …

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Five more women are suing Amazon for discrimination and retaliation, Zoe Schiffer

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Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Five female Amazon employees filed discrimination lawsuits against the company Wednesday, Recode reports. The women worked at vastly different areas of the business, ranging from a warehouse to corporate HR. All say they were retaliated against by white managers after bringing forward complaints of racial discrimination, sexism, or sexual harassment. One of the …

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Five more women are suing Amazon for discrimination and retaliation,

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Five female Amazon employees filed discrimination lawsuits against the company Wednesday, Recode reports. The women worked at vastly different areas of the business, ranging from a warehouse to corporate HR. All say they were retaliated against by white managers after bringing forward complaints of racial discrimination, sexism, or sexual harassment. One of the plaintiffs, a 64-year-old Black woman named Pearl …

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Twitter says its image crops weren’t very biased, but is phasing them out anyhow,

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Twitter is phasing out its image cropping algorithm in favor of showing larger previews, and the company has announced that it’s been looking into accusations that the system was biased. It found that the crops were slightly biased towards certain races and genders, but Twitter’s main gripe seems to be that the algorithm doesn’t give users control. Starting in 2018, …

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Twitter says its image crops weren’t very biased, but is phasing them out anyhow, Mitchell Clark

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Image: Yee, Tantipongpipat, Mishra Twitter is phasing out its image cropping algorithm in favor of showing larger previews, and the company has announced that it’s been looking into accusations that the system was biased. It found that the crops were slightly biased towards certain races and genders, but Twitter’s main gripe seems to be that the algorithm doesn’t give users …