Archive for January, 2019

Top Tech Stories of the Week – January 27th, 2019

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  • Pi on a Stick: Raspberry Pi Launches SODIMM-Sized Compute Module 3+ | Link
  • NASA is sending a desperate message to wake up Opportunity on Mars – BGR | Link
  • Three Major February PC Releases Are Not Coming To Steam – GameSpot | Link
  • NASA Probe Snaps 1st Photos from Just a Mile Above Asteroid Bennu and the View’s AMAZING! | Link
  • Apple’s streaming video service could launch by mid-April, report says | Link
  • NASA’s Curiosity Rover Snaps a Selfie Before Its Next Mars Journey – | Link
  • Facebook confirms plans to merge Messenger, WhatsApp & Instagram messages | Link
  • Facebook soars after it crushes earnings, posts record profit | Link
  • Teslas, EVs struggle in the polar vortex | Link
  • Hubble Telescope Discovers ‘Living Fossil’ Galaxy in Our Milky Way’s Backyard | Link
  • Energizer is bringing two phones with pop-up cameras to MWC | Link
  • A meteorite may have struck western Cuba, National Weather Service says – CNN | Link
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Top Tech Stories of the Week – January 20th, 2019

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  • France fines Google nearly $57 million for first major violation of new European privacy regime – The Washington Post | Link
  • Holy Crap, the Moon Was Struck by a Meteorite During the ‘Super Wolf Blood Moon’ Eclipse | Link
  • Google finally provides timeline for classic Hangouts shutdown and transition to Chat … for some people | Android Central | Link
  • Twitter starts rolling out new web interface: Here’s how to get it – SlashGear | Link
  • Amazon stops selling Echo Wall Clock due to connectivity issues, says report – CNET | Link
  • Amazon (AMZN) Testing Robot Delivery Near Seattle – Bloomberg | Link
  • Apple lays off over 200 from Project Titan autonomous vehicle group | Link
  • Resident Evil TV Series In Works At Netflix, According To Report – GameSpot | Link
  • Amazon joining the Zigbee Alliance is a huge statement of future intent | Link
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Top Tech Stories of the Week – January 13th, 2019

January 14th, 2019 No comments
  • FTC Charges Qualcomm With Monopolizing Key Semiconductor Device Used in Cell Phones | Federal Trade Commission | Link
  • Google Fi texts will be more like iMessage thanks to RCS upgrade – CNET | Link
  • China plans another moon mission this year, eyes Mars in 2020 – The Washington Post | Link
  • Microsoft gears up for a foldable Windows invasion – SlashGear | Link
  • It’s finally happening: Android users can view their Twitter timeline in chronological order | Android Central | Link
  • YouTube bans dangerous pranks after Bird Box challenge | Technology | The Guardian | Link
  • First green leaf on moon dies as temperatures plummet | Science | The Guardian | Link
  • Shareholders demand Amazon end facial recognition sales to government – CNET | Link
  • Google to buy Fossil smartwatch tech for $40 million | Link
  • Microsoft CEO Nadella makes it official: Cortana is an app, not a standalone assistant | ZDNet | Link
  • Tesla to cut more than 3,000 jobs because cars ‘still too expensive’ | Technology | The Guardian | Link
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Top Tech Stories of the Week – January 6th, 2019

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  • Amazon will soon offer to deliver packages to your garage so they don’t get stolen – CNBC | Link
  • HTC unveils Vive Cosmos stand-alone VR headset, designed for ease of use – Polygon | Link
  • Amazon passes Microsoft to become world’s most valuable public company – Business Insider | Link
  • DJI introduces a smart remote controller with built-in display – DroneDJ | Link
  • Google Assistant Connect makes adding Assistant easier – 9to5Google | Link
  • Amazon Dash Buttons Ruled Illegal in Germany | Link
  • Xiaomi’s five-year plan is a $1.5 billion bet on smart homes | TechCrunch | Link
  • Netflix sued by ‘Choose Your Own Adventure’ book publisher over ‘Black Mirror: Bandersnatch’ | Link
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Top Tech Stories of the Week – December 30th, 2018

January 1st, 2019 No comments
  • China’s Chang’e 4 spacecraft to try historic landing on far side of moon ‘between January 1 and 3’ – South China Morning Post | Link
  • Google’s Experimental Radar Sensors That Replace Buttons With Gestures Get FCC Approval | Link
  • Nasa’s New Horizons: ‘Snowman’ shape of distant Ultima Thule revealed – BBC News | Link
  • Chinese spacecraft successfully lands on moon’s far side and sends pictures back home | Science |Link
  • Amazon touts 100 million Alexa devices sold ever following huge holiday boost – 9to5Mac | Link
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