Archive for March, 2019

Top Tech Stories of the Week – March 24th, 2019

March 25th, 2019 No comments
  • Apple unveils new credit-card: the Apple Card | Link
  • Apple announces Arcade, its new game streaming subscription service | Link
  • Apple announces news subscription service, Apple News Plus | Link
  • Apple unveils TV+ video streaming service to rival Netflix and Amazon | Link
  • Doom Eternal and Rage 2 still headed to Steam despite | TechRadar | Link
  • Uber buys rival Careem in $3.1bln deal to dominate ride-hailing in Middle East | ZAWYA MENA Edition | Link
  • Goldman Sachs hints that Apple Card will be rolled out internationally (over time) | Link
  • US Marines Successfully Test Disposable Delivery Drones | Ubergizmo | Link
  • EA Lays Off 350 Employees in Marketing, Publishing, and Operations – IGN | Link
  • Microsoft exec bans company from pulling any dumb April Fools’ pranks | Ars Technica | Link
  • Lyft Rises 9% on First Day, Stock Valued at $26.5 Billion | Fortune | Link
  • Apple cancels AirPower product, citing inability to meet its high standards for hardware | TechCrunch | Link
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Top Tech Stories of the Week – March 17th, 2019

March 18th, 2019 No comments
  • Android game development site goes live ahead of Google’s GDC talk – SlashGear | Link
  • Google expected to announce Yeti gaming console, streaming service | Link
  • Apple updates $499 iPad Air, $399 iPad mini ahead of services event next week | Ars Technica | Link
  • Nvidia Announces Jetson Nano Dev Kit & Board: X1 for $99 | Link
  • Google announces Stadia, its streaming game platform, in an effort to upend the $140 billion video game industry | Link
  • Facebook says only 4,000 users viewed original NZ shooter livestream | Link
  • Nvidia Debuts Toolkit to Push Game Developers Toward Ray Tracing | Link
  • Facebook Stored Hundreds of Millions of User Passwords in Plain Text for Years — Krebs on Security | Link
  • Internet TV Service Overtakes Cable TV for First Time Ever | Fortune | Link
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Top Tech Stories of the Week – March 10th, 2019

March 11th, 2019 No comments
  • Google Gaming Console Controller Surfaces in Newly Discovered Patent | Digital Trends | Link
  • Nvidia to make largest acquisition in its history with $6.9 billion deal for Mellanox – MarketWatch | Link
  • US warns Germany that using Huawei tech will come at a cost – CNNPolitics | Link
  • F5 Ups Its Container and Open Source Game With $670M Nginx Deal | Data Center Knowledge | Link
  • News | Opportunity’s Parting Shot Was a Beautiful Panorama | Link
  • Google GDC dev sessions include Ubisoft, id Software, Amy Hennig, more | Link
  • Gearbest’s unprotected databases leave millions of users at risk | Link
  • Facebook live shooting video has social media companies scrambling – CNN | Link
  • Steam Link Anywhere lets you stream games from, well, anywhere | TechRadar | Link

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Top Tech Stories of the Week – March 3rd, 2019

March 3rd, 2019 No comments
  • Feds investigate why a Tesla crashed into a truck Friday, killing driver | Ars Technica | Link
  • Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency shares a video of the Hayabusa2 spacecraft touched down on asteroid Ryugu to collect samples for scientists back home | Link
  • Google’s Edge TPU Machine Learning Chip Debuts in Raspberry Pi-Like Dev Board | Link
  • Amazon to close all of its 87 pop-up stores in the US beginning in April | Link
  • China’s Huawei sues the US, claiming it shouldn’t be blocked from selling to federal government | Link
  • NASA captures ‘first’ images of supersonic shockwaves colliding in flight | Link
  • Airbnb Gobbles Up Last-Minute Booking Service HotelTonight | Link
  • Tesla Investors Are Suing Over Elon Musk’s Bad Tweets | Link
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