Archive for November, 2018

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

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  • sGoogle facing fine in Russia for allegedly not purging banned Google facing fine in Russia for allegedly not purging banned websites – Search Engine Land | Link
  • Amazon Restaurants closes London delivery service after two years | Link
  • Touchdown on Mars! NASA’s InSight Lands to Peer Inside the Red Planet | Link
  • Chinese Scientist Claims to Use Crispr to Make First Genetically Edited Babies – The New York Times | Link
  • Amazon launches AWS Ground Station to help companies transmit satellite data – VentureBeat | Link
  • Google CEO Sundar Pichai will reportedly testify to Congress on Dec. 5 – 9to5Google | Link
  • Project Fi is now Google Fi and officially supports more Android phones – Android and Me | Link
  • NASA turns to private companies for future moon missions – CBS News | Link
  • Russia Announces Plans to Establish Moon Colony by 2040 | Link
  • Nine people face charges for allegedly selling Samsung’s curved-edge display technology | Link
  • Airbnb to Expand From Vacation Rentals Into Designing Homes | Fortune | Link
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Top Tech Stories of the Week – November 18th, 2018

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  • Nasa’s first planet-hunter, Kepler space telescope, put to rest with final commands – Education Today News | Link
  • NASA considers selling trips to space tourists | Link
  • France is ditching Google to reclaim its online independence | WIRED UK | Link
  • Xiaomi gobbles up selfie phone brand Meitu as revenue jumps 49% – TechCrunch | Link
  • Amazon opens up Alexa Mobile Accessory Kit to all wireless headphone and wearable device makers – VentureBeat | Link
  • H1Z1’s esports league collapses as teams go unpaid – Polygon | Link
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Top Tech Stories of the Week – November 11th, 2018

November 11th, 2018 No comments

It’s the chinese Single’s Day!

  • Cloudflare launches Android and iOS apps for its service | ZDNet | Link
  • Alibaba sets new Singles Day record with more than $30.8 billion in sales in 24 hours | Link
  • Amazon Announces New York and Virginia as HQ2 Picks – The New York Times | Link
  • EA Reveals the Details of C&C Remastered | Link
  • After some uncertainty, Telltale Games is closing for good – PC Gamer | Link
  • Google closes bipedal robot unit Schaft, staff dispersed – ZDNet | Link
  • Raspberry Pi 3 Model A+ out now: $25 for cut-down Pi 3 B+ with quad-core CPU – ZDNet | Link
  • How much does a kilogram weigh? Depends on your ‘Planck constant’ – Reuters | Link
  • FCC Approves Order to Enhance GPS With Galileo Location System | Link
  • Google Pixel 3 Lite appears in new leak – Android and Me | Link
  • Microsoft’s Building a Disc-Less Xbox One for Release in 2019 – | Link
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Top Tech Stories of the Week – November 4th, 2018

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  • Amazon warehouse collapse in Baltimore leaves two dead | Link
  • VIVA Kuwait Signs Initial Agreement To Fully Acquire QualityNet | Link
  • Spotify now available in the Middle East and North Africa, if you have an invite | Link
  • Amazon Plans to Split HQ2 in Two Locations
    (Long Island, NY, and Crystal City, VA)  – The New York Times | Link
  • VMware acquires Heptio, the startup founded by 2 co-founders of Kubernetes – TechCrunch | Link
  • Chinese surveillance grows stronger with technology that can recognise people from how they walk | Link
  • Amazon launches Alexa, Echo devices, and Amazon Music in Mexico | VentureBeat | Link
  • Google Changes Policies on Sexual Misconduct After Staff Walkout | Fortune | Link
  • China’s Xinhua agency unveils AI news presenter – BBC News | Link
  • Amazon makes Alexa for PC app available for Windows 10 – ZDNet | Link
  • More Apple products are coming to Amazon under a new deal | Link
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