Archive for June, 2018

Top Tech Stories of the Week – June 24th, 2018

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  • A Virginia Restaurant Asked Sarah Huckabee Sanders to Leave and Now Its Yelp Page is Destroyed | Link
  • Chinese holiday island to unlock Facebook, Twitter and YouTube for foreign visitors – South China Morning Post | Link
  • EU tariffs force Harley-Davidson to move some production out of US – as it happened – Business – The Guardian | Link
  • Amazon Launches Support for Arabic Language Books on Kindle – Business Wire | Link 
  • WPA3 Wi-Fi security standard is officially rolling out to replace the 14-year-old WPA2 – Android Central | Link
  • Facebook scraps Aquila internet delivery drones – CNBC | Link
  • Google is retiring the AdWords & DoubleClick brands in a major rebranding aimed at simplification – Search Engine Land | Link
  • Copyright Lawsuit Dropped Against Fortnite Creators, Ending Legal Battle – Bloomberg | Link
  • Instagram Lite: Tiny version of app quietly launches on Google Play – The Independent | Link
  • Sony Mobile rumored to exit Middle Eastern, African, and Turkish markets | Link
  • Amazon shakes healthcare business with pharmacy deal – Financial Times | Link
  • Amazon Will Let Entrepreneurs Start Their Own Delivery Business and Earn Up to $300,000 a Year | Link
  • Sources: Google Is Planning A Game Platform That Could Take On Xbox And PlayStation | Link
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Top Tech Stories of the Week – June 17th, 2018

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  • Microsoft buys Flipgrid, an educational social video startup – Business Insider | Link
  • ​Australia now has Amazon Prime – ZDNet | Link
  • Adobe’s Project Rush is a cross-platform video editor that doubles down on mobile – VentureBeat | Link
  • National Space Council: Trump signs space debris directive – CNBC | Link
  • Amazon’s Alexa will now butler at Marriott hotels – Reuters | Link
  • Google Podcasts App Launches on Android, AI Features Planned – Variety | Link
  • Gaming disorder joins the WHO panoply of diseases – Financial Times | Link
  • U.S. lawmakers want Google to reconsider links to China’s Huawei – Reuters | Link
  • Intel chief Brian Krzanich resigns over relationship – BBC News | Link
  • Bethesda Is Suing Warner Bros. Interactive Over Westworld Mobile Game | Link
  • Tesla reports another fire at Fremont factory | Link

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Top Tech Stories of the Week – June 11th, 2018

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  • Microsoft Game Studios just added five new studios including Ninja Theory – VentureBeat | Link
  • The Net Neutrality Repeal Is Official. Here’s How That Could Affect You. – The New York Times | Link
  • Mideast online retailer partners with eBay – ABC News | Link
  • AT&T-Time Warner merger: Judge approves deal | Link
  • Intel is planning to launch its first discrete GPU in 2020 – PC Gamer | Link
  • Microsoft just redesigned Office to make it simpler — here are the biggest changes – CNBC | Link
  • Mars: Opportunity rover threatened by giant dust storm – CNN | Link
  • EA gives Battlefield 5 women backlash a blunt ultimatum – Slash Gear | Link
  • Elon Musk’s Boring Co. Wins Chicago Airport High-Speed Train Bid – Bloomberg | Link
  • AT&T completes acquisition of Time Warner | Link
  • First standalone 5G network standard approved – TechRadar | Link

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Top Tech Stories of the Week – June 3rd, 2018

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  • Microsoft Buys GitHub for $7.5 Billion, Going Back to Its Roots – Bloomberg | Link
  • Nvidia CEO: No next-gen GeForce GPUs for a ‘long time,’ but G-Sync BFGDs are coming soon – PCWorld | Link
  • GitLab’s high-end plans are now free for open source projects and schools – TechCrunch | Link
  • Couple who swindled Amazon out of $1.2M in gadgets given 6-year sentence – CNET | Link
  • Valve says it will stop policing content on Steam – Polygon | Link
  • Facebook takes on Twitch with launch of new FB.GG game streaming hub – TechRadar  | Link
  • Facebook is hiring fake-news fact-checkers – CNET | Link
  • Yahoo Messenger is shutting down on July 17, redirects users to group messaging app Squirrel – TechCrunch | Link
  • Recovered Moon Landing Data From Apollo Missions Solve 40-Year-Old Mystery – Tech Times | Link
  • EA announces Origin Access Premier, subscription for PC games – Polygon | Link


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