After acquisition, Pinboard will shutter social bookmarking site Delicious

After changing hands five times since it was founded in 2003, social bookmarking site Delicious has reached its end. Last week, rival company Pinboard announced that it had acquired the beleaguered site, and that it would be shutting it down as of June 15th.

For a couple of years, del.icio.us was one of those sites that internet users relied on. Designed to store and share bookmarks, it allowed them to build up a collection of bookmarks that they could access from anywhere. Following its acquisition, del.icio.us will become a read-only site on June 15th: users won’t be able to save any new bookmarks to the site. The site won’t go away completely: users will still be able to use the site to access their collections. Pinboard owner Maciej…

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Boost for Reddit removed from Play Store for alleged promotion of drugs, still not back after a week

Boost for Reddit is one of the many Reddit clients available on the Play Store, having somewhere between 100-500k installations (according to the Play Store listing). But no amount of popularity can stop Google’s automated ban hammer, and the app was removed nearly a week ago for allegedly promoting drugs – and it’s still not back.

The developer behind Boost for Reddit received an email from Google almost exactly a week ago, saying the app violated the illegal activities policy of Google Play.

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SpaceX sticks 11th rocket landing after launching first used Dragon capsule

Another one of SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rockets successfully landed back on Earth this evening after launching cargo and supplies to the International Space Station. This time, the rocket touched down at the company’s landing site at Cape Canaveral, Florida, called Landing Zone 1.

That means SpaceX’s success streak of recovering its vehicles on solid ground continues. So far, all five of the company’s attempts to land on land have worked just fine. Now, SpaceX is in possession of 11 Falcon 9 rockets that have flown to space and back — either by landing on ground or on one of the company’s drone ships at sea.

SpaceX’s landings may seem fairly routine at this point,…

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Android Pay v1.24 prepares to suggest linking unknown membership cards after they’re used in a purchase [APK Teardown]

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The Android Pay team has been going strong with the expansion into new countries and forging partnerships with even more banks, but that doesn’t mean the app hasn’t been given at least a little bit of attention along the way. The latest version doesn’t appear to have any changes on the surface, but a teardown does turn up the signs of one interesting new addition. It looks like Android Pay will begin offering to add membership cards to your account if they are used in an Android Pay transaction.

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