Archive for November, 2019

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

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  • Facebook buys ‘Beat Saber’ VR game maker Beat Games | Link
  • India reveals Chandrayaan-2 Vikram moon lander crashed – CNET | Link
  • Black Friday: French MPs call for sales frenzy to be banned | The Independent | Link
  • Amazon Rolls Out Quantum-Computing Service – WSJ | Link
  • Europe’s space agency approves the Hera anti-asteroid mission | Engadget | Link
  • Cyber Monday was the biggest shopping day in Amazon’s history – CNN | Link
  • In a first, Amazon launches a battery-powered portable Echo speaker in India | TechCrunch | Link
  • Era Ends for Google as Founders Step Aside From a Pillar of Tech – The New York Times | Link
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Top Tech Stories of the Week – November 17th, 2019

November 17th, 2019 No comments
  • Bill Gates overtakes Jeff Bezos as the richest person in the world at $110 billion | Daily Mail Online | Link
  • HP board unanimously rejects Xerox’s bid to acquire the company | Link
  • Google moving from weekly TGIF’ meetings following leaks – 9to5Google | Link
  • PayPal announces $4bn acquisition of deal-finding company Honey | Financial Times | Link
  • Physicists Claim They’ve Found Even More Evidence of a New Force of Nature | Link
  • Apple online store customer reviews have been removed – SlashGear | Link
  • Elon Musk unveils Tesla’s electric Cybertruck | Link
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Top Tech Stories of the Week – November 10th, 2019

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  • Apple’s ‘sexist’ credit card investigated by US regulator – BBC News | Link
  • Alibaba Singles Day 2019: Record sales on biggest shopping day | Link
  • Google’s ‘Project Nightingale’ Gathers Personal Health Data on Millions of Americans – WSJ | Link
  • SpaceX Just Launched 60 Starlink Satellites (And Nailed a Milestone Rocket Landing) | Space | Link
  • Apple Eyes 2022 Release for AR Headset, 2023 for Glasses — The Information | Link
  • Disney Plus has nearly 2 million preorder subscribers in US: Jumpshot – Business Insider | Link
  • Restructured Docker Inc. Sells Platform Business to Mirantis – Container Journal | Link
  • A year after Microsoft acquired it, GitHub releases first mobile app – Business Insider | Link
  • Stanford Medicine publishes full results from the Apple Watch Heart Study – 9to5Mac | Link
  • Project xCloud streaming tech is coming to Xbox Game Pass in 2020 | VentureBeat | Link
  • Amazon will challenge Pentagon’s award of $10 billion JEDI contract to Microsoft – The Washington Post | Link
  • GitHub wants code to survive the apocalypse in an Arctic vault – CNET | Link
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Top Tech Stories of the Week – November 3rd, 2019

November 4th, 2019 No comments
  • Microsoft Japan: 4-day workweek experiment sees productivity jump 40% | Link
  • Photoshop for iPad is out now – News – Digital Arts | Link
  • Disney CEO admits they released ‘too many Star Wars films over a short period of time’ – CNET | Link
  • Drone registration made compulsory as UK scheme launches | Technology | The Guardian| Link
  • Facebook rebrands to separate company from the social media app | Link
  • PlayStation Worldwide Studios president Shuhei Yoshida steps down – Polygon | Link
  • BritBox: UK broadcasters enter the streaming wars as new service launches – BBC News | Link
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