Archive for May, 2018

Top Tech Stories of the Week – May 27th, 2018

May 28th, 2018 No comments
  • Jeff Bezos and his Blue Origin space venture go all in on the moon – GeekWire | Link
  • Ivanka Trump received trademarks from China just before Donald Trump’s ZTE reversal — Quartz | Link
  • Google Will Not Renew Pentagon Contract That Upset Employees – The New York Times | Link
  • Microsoft is reportedly talking about buying GitHub, a platform for software developers last valued at $2 billion | Link
  • Google’s website shake-up shows it’s giving up on Android tablets – TechRadar | Link
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Top Tech Stories of the Week – May 20th, 2018

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  • LG Chair Koo Bon-moo, Who Ran Company for 23 Years, Dies at 73 – Fortune | Link
  • Civil Rights Group Criticizes Amazon Over Facial Recognition – Bloomberg | Link
  • Mark Zuckerberg Played Parliament for Fools and They’re Pissed | Link
  • Uber shuts down self-driving operations in Arizona | Link
  • Google Removes ‘Don’t Be Evil’ Clause From Its Code of Conduct | Link
  • NASA to begin buying rides on commercial lunar landers by year’s end – | Link
  • For a moment, Netflix was worth more than Disney | Link
  • Amazon Has Officially Saved ‘The Expanse,’ Will Air Season 4 | Link
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Top Tech Stories of the Week – May 13th, 2018

May 14th, 2018 No comments
  • California Will Require Solar Power for New Homes – The New York Times | Link
  • Project Maven: Nearly a dozen Google employees have reportedly quit in protest – CNET | Link
  • Kaspersky Lab’s move from Russia to Switzerland fails to save it from Dutch oven – The Register | Link
  • Amazon resumes HQ expansion after Seattle tax compromise | Link
  • Microsoft Surface Hub 2 is an insanely cool 50-inch rotating touchscreen – CNET | Link
  • The new and AI-improved Google News now available for iPhone and iPad – Search Engine Land | Link
  • YouTube Red turns into $12 per month YouTube Premium | Link
  • Senate Votes to Stop Undoing of Net Neutrality Rules – Time | Link
  • Intel makes its first 10nm Cannon Lake chips official – Ars Technica | Link
  • NASA’s New Exoplanet Hunter Just Buzzed the Moon and Snapped Its 1st Photo! | Link
  • Trump urged U.S. Postal Service to double package rates for Amazon: Washington Post – Reuters | Link


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Top Tech Stories of the Week – May 6th, 2018

May 6th, 2018 No comments
  • Pentagon’s Cyber Command gets upgraded status, new leader – Reuters | Link
  • National Security Agency Triples Collection Of Phone Records in United States | Link
  • Microsoft 365 now includes machine learning tools – Engadget | Link
  • Microsoft launches Project Brainwave, its deep learning acceleration platform – TechCrunch | Link
  • Microsoft Announces IntelliCode: An AI-powered Tool To Improve Your Code Quality | Link
  • Google’s big Android Things plan to dominate the IoT is here – SlashGear | Link
  • Google’s Flutter Beta 3 Takes Another Leap Towards Simple Cross-Platform App Design | Link
  • New LG smartwatch revealed by FCC ahead of I/O 2018 w/ modified Wear OS app list – 9to5Google | Link
  • Google Research becomes Google AI to reflect AI-first ambitions – ZDNet | Link
  • Google ‘Tour Creator’ Lets You Build VR Tours Using Streetview & Your Own 360 Photos | Link
  • Google smart display platform release date is fast approaching – TechRadar | Link
  • Boston Dynamics will start selling its dog-like SpotMini robot in 2019 – TechCrunch | Link

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