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The COMUNICANO for Wednesday October 11th 2017

Not sure about you, but it seems I'm less and less on Facebook, the more and more the allegations and
October 11 · Issue #177 · View online
Andy Abramson
Not sure about you, but it seems I’m less and less on Facebook, the more and more the allegations and rumors come out about the hacking of the service by foreign powers. Facebook needs a reboot, as their sprawling growth is looking a lot like AOL, and we all know where that went…SNAP is on a PR binge, but is it really working or do they need a change….Medium makes a move…Apple makes a deal, but has a problem…Those stories and more, are all in today’s COMUNICANO.

Social Watch
Pierre Omidyar: 6 ways social media has become a direct threat to democracy
Snapchat is building a secluded R&D lab in Lehi, Utah
Snapchat is getting closer and closer to being a truly useful app with Context Cards (SNAP) — Quartz
Medium now lets anyone publish behind its paywall
Apple Watch
In iOS 11, toggling Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 'off' doesn’t work. Here’s why.
Apple Strikes Deal With Spielberg’s Amblin for ‘Amazing Stories’ Reboot
Dow Jones posts fake story claiming Google was buying Apple
Amazon Watch
Amazon is in talks with Phrame and is working on a smart doorbell
Car Watch
Porsche offers on-demand car subscription service
Google Watch
Google’s Home Mini needed a software patch to stop some of them from recording everything
Money Watch
Masayoshi Son’s Grand Plan for SoftBank’s $100 Billion Vision Fund - The New York Times
Over 5,000 Wells Fargo ATMs now support card-free access via Apple Pay and other mobile wallets
Odds & Ends
[Never Settle] OnePlus found to be collecting personally identifiable analytics data from phone owners
LEGO Ninjago Movie: How LEGO turned toys into a movie empire
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