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Google rebrands G Suite as Google Workspace, integrates Meet, Chat, and Rooms across all its applications, and introduces new logos for all apps in the suite

G Suite is no more! But before you freak out, no, this is not another case of Google getting bored with one of its thousands of projects and just… ending it. At least… not right now. No, what I mean is that Google has rebranded G Suite as Google Workspace. As a part of this, it has integrated Meet, Chat and Rooms across all its applications, and it has introduced new logos for all the apps in the suite.

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Apple removed headphones and speakers from Bose, Logitech, and Sonos from its online store at the end of Sept., asked retail employees to do the same

This one is more eyebrow raising. Apple has apparently removed headphones and speakers made by the likes of Bose, Logitech and Sonos from its online store. Not only that, it has been sending out memos to retail employees to do the same in their physical retail stores.

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Facebook adds support for Netflix to Portal TV and Zoom to Portal Mini, Portal, and Portal+ devices

Facebook has added support for Netflix to Portal TV and Zoom to the Portal Mini, Portal, and Portal+ devices.

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A security flaw left tens of thousands of users of an app-based chastity sex toy at risk of a permanent, remotely triggered lock-in

A security flaw in an app-based chastity sex toy left tens of thousands of users at risk of a permanent, remotely triggered lock in. Which, for a chastity sex toy, doesn’t sound like a lot of fun.

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As AT&T stops connecting new DSL users, a new report co-written by an AT&T workers union says only 28% of AT&T territory has fiber-to-the-home internet

We started this episode by teasing that Google might have killed a popular product. That was a redirect on my part, but this is real. AT&T is killing its DSL.

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Chicago-based Cooler Screens, which replaces glass doors of store coolers with interactive displays, raises $80M Series C from Verizon, Microsoft, and others

Chicago-based Cooler Screens actually does what the name implies. It replaces the glass doors on the coolers you see in convenience stores where they keep the soda and the milk. They replace this glass with interactive displays, and they’ve raised an $80 million Series C round from Verizon, Microsoft and others to continue doing so.

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