Archive for January, 2021

Top Tech Stories of the Week – January 17th, 2021

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  • Virgin Orbit Successfully Deploys 10 NASA CubeSats in Space | PCMag | Link
  • Cruise, GM partner with Microsoft to commercialize self-driving vehicles | Reuters | Link
  • LG might pull out of smartphone business after all – news | Link
  • SpaceX acquires former oil rigs to serve as floating Starship spaceports | Link
  • Loon, Alphabet’s futuristic internet balloon venture, is shutting down – CNN | Link
  • Electric Car Charging Service EVgo Going Public As Biden Readies Clean Vehicle Push | Link
  • Apple shifts its top hardware engineer Dan Riccio to a ‘wonderful’ new project | ZDNet | Link
  • Tesla Model S refreshed with a radically redesigned interior and 520-mile range – Roadshow | Link
  • Robinhood raised $1 billion from investors to handle trading surge – Business Insider | Link
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Top Tech Stories of the Week – January 10th, 2021

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  • Parler has now been booted by Amazon, Apple and Google, and it may have to go offline temporarily – CNN | Link
  • Chinese search giant Baidu to create an electric vehicle company | Link
  • YouTube is suspending President Donald Trump’s channel – CNN | Link
  • A coalition known as the Vaccination Credential Initiative — which includes Microsoft, Salesforce and Oracle, as well as U.S. health care non-profit Mayo Clinic — was announced on Thursday | Link
  • Xiaomi, CNOOC, Comac: Chinese companies slapped with new US restrictions – CNN | Link
  • NASA declares Mars lander InSight’s burrowing ‘mole’ is dead – CNET | Link
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Top Tech Stories of the Week – January 3rd, 2021

January 4th, 2021 No comments
  • Alibaba and Ant Group founder Jack Ma hasn’t been seen in 2 months – Business Insider | Link
  • More than 200 US Google employees form a workers’ union | Google | The Guardian | Link
  • GitHub says it will now operate in Iran after receiving sanction exemption – The Verge | Link
  • Amazon buys 11 jets for 1st time to ship orders faster | Link
  • Largest canyon in the solar system revealed in stunning new images | Live Science | Link
  • Trump Suspended by Twitter, Facebook, Snap in Riot’s Wake – Bloomberg | Link
  • Elon Musk overtakes Jeff Bezos to become world’s richest person – CNN | Link
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