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📱 Apple overtakes Android to account for 50% of smartphones used in US
Plus: Farewell Typos! Twitter Unveils an Edit Button, OnlyFans Owner Gets Over $500 Million in Dividends in Two Years, and more…
Apple overtakes Android to account for 50% of smartphones used in US. Milestone was passed in quarter ending in June, says Counterpoint Research. Apple has overtaken Android devices to account for more than half of smartphones used in the US, giving the iPhone… (Patrick McGee / Financial Times)
Farewell Typos! Twitter Unveils an Edit Button. Begone typos and grammar mistakes! Begone fat-fingered auto corrected slip-ups and textual despair! The edit button is coming to Twitter. On Thursday, after countless pleas from many of its more than 237 million users, some people will start being… (Kate Conger / The New York Times)
OnlyFans Owner Gets Over $500 Million in Dividends in Two Years. Social-media subscription service OnlyFans Ltd. said it paid its owner Leonid Radvinsky about $517 million in dividends since the end of 2020, as profit soared thanks to users and creators flocking to the platform known for its pornographic content… (Thomas Seal / Bloomberg)
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Zenly is still hugely popular, so why's Snap shutting it down?. Snapchat's parent Snap became the latest tech company to announce a huge round of layoffs, confirming ongoing rumors yesterday that it was cutting 20% of its global workforce, affecting at least 1,200 people. The reasons for Snap's massive scaling… (Paul Sawers / TechCrunch)
An AI-generated artwork won a state competition, and people don't know what to think. A game designer has sparked controversy after submitting an image created by an AI text-to-image generator to a state art competition and taking home first prize. Jason Allen entered the artwork titled “Theatre d'Opera Spatial” in the… (James Vincent / The Verge)
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