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Top Tech Stories of the Week – November 14th, 2021

November 17th, 2021 No comments
  • Ethereum Layer 2 developer StarkWare raises $50M, now valued at $2B | Link
  • Square is changing its name to ‘Block’ – CNN | Link
  • Who Is Parag Agrawal, Twitter’s New C.E.O.? – The New York Times | Link
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Top Tech Stories of the Week – October 31st, 2021

November 1st, 2021 No comments
  • Amazon plans to launch its first internet satellites in late 2022 | CNBC | Link
  • Meta and Microsoft announce partnership to integrate Workplace and Teams | CNBC | Link
  • Space Station Will Make an Emergency Maneuver After Detection of Threatening Space Junk | Link
  • Starlink debuts a new satellite internet dish – CNET | Link
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Top Tech Stories of the Week – October 10th, 2021

October 14th, 2021 No comments
  • William Shatner becomes the oldest person to reach space | Engadget | Link
  • HTC’s Vive Flow is a $499 lightweight VR headset built for entertainment and wellness | Engadget | Link
  • Apple takes down Quran app in China – BBC News | Link
  • Nasa’s Lucy mission will seek out Solar System ‘fossils’ – BBC News | Link
  • Facebook Fined $69 Million for Breaching Order by U.K. Authority – Variety | Link
  • Blue Origin, Boeing and others join Sierra Space to build commercial space station – TechCrunch | Link
  • Hertz massive Tesla Model 3 EV order sends interest rocketing – SlashGear | Link
  • Facebook changes name to Meta as it bets big on virtual reality | Reuters | Link
  • Move over Apple, Microsoft now the world’s most valuable company | Reuters | Link
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Top Tech Stories of the Week – September 26th, 2021

September 28th, 2021 No comments
  • Activision Blizzard says it will pay $18 million to settle harassment claims – CNN | Link
  • Here’s the deluge of announcements from Amazon’s fall devices event – The Verge | Link
  • The UAE announces its next space mission: Venus and an asteroid landing – CNBC | Link
  • AWS continues expansion with Kuwait office opening | Arabian Business | Link
  • A European-Japanese spacecraft snapped the clearest photo of Mercury in 6 years as it flew past the planet | Link
  • Russia to send the first film crew into space to make a feature film – SlashGear | Link
  • Tesla moving headquarters to Texas from California | Reuters | Link
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Top Tech Stories of the Week – September 12th, 2021

September 14th, 2021 No comments
  • Everything Apple announced at its big iPhone 13 event | Link
  • Three hours a week: Play time’s over for China’s young video gamers | Reuters | Link
  • SpaceX has launched the world’s first all-civilian spaceflight | Link
  • Amazon unveils three new Kindles with bigger screens, longer battery life | Link
  • Here’s everything Microsoft announced at its Surface event | Engadget | Link
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Top Tech Stories of the Week – August 22nd, 2021

August 20th, 2021 No comments
  • Adobe acquires ‘Frame.io’ video editing platform for $1.3 billion – 9to5Mac | Link
  • Tesla is working on an AI-powered humanoid robot | Engadget | Link
  • Apple employees likely won’t return to the office until 2022 | Engadget | Link
  • Amazon reportedly close to launching its own TV in the US – CNET | Link
  • Apple’s Upcoming AR/VR Headset to Require Connection to iPhone | Link
  • DJI Mavic or Pro 3 leak reveals specs and design of next-gen drone – SlashGear | Link
  • Amazon’s big Fire TV refresh includes the launch of its own ‘Omni’ series | Link
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Top Tech Stories of the Week – August 1st, 2021

August 2nd, 2021 No comments
  • Google’s New Pixel Phones Feature a Processor Designed In-House – Bloomberg | Link
  • Blizzard’s Head Of Human Resources ‘No Longer With The Company’ – GameSpot | Link
  • Amazon delays office return until January as COVID-19 cases surge | Reuters | Link
  • Amazon will pay up to $1,000 in damages for dangerous items sold on its site – CNN | Link
  • Amazon moves production of Lord of the Rings TV series to UK from New Zealand | Ents & Arts News | Sky News | Link
  • Smart home ‘skeleton key’ Matter delayed until 2022 – CNET | Link
  • Bezos’ Blue Origin takes NASA to federal court over award of lunar lander contract to SpaceX | Link
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Top Tech Stories of the Week – July 18th, 2021

July 21st, 2021 No comments
  • Zoom buys Five9 in $14.7 billion deal to prepare for a post-pandemic world – CNN | Link
  • Jeff Bezos blasts into space on own rocket: ‘Best day ever!’ | Link
  • Current Echo smart speakers and displays will support Matter | TechHive | Link
  • Salesforce completes $27.7B Slack acquisition | VentureBeat | Link
  • Netflix Gaming May Include Sony PlayStation Titles According to Images Discovered by Dataminers – MySmartPrice | Link
  • Google Parent Alphabet to Launch Intrinsic Robotics Firm Under Its ‘Other Bets’ Unit | Link
  • NASA selects SpaceX for mission to Jupiter moon Europa | Link
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Top Tech Stories of the Week – July 4th, 2021

July 3rd, 2021 No comments
  • Chinese astronauts carry out country’s first spacewalk outside its space station – CNN | Link
  • Jeff Bezos steps down as Amazon boss – BBC News | Link
  • 36 states sue Google for abusing Play Store power | Link
  • Apple Developer Academy expanding with new headquarters in Saudi Arabia – 9to5Mac | Link
  • Netflix Signals Expansion Into Video Games With New Executive Hire – VarietyNetflix Signals Expansion Into Video Games With New Executive Hire – Variety | Link
  • Valve Announces the Steam Deck, a $400 Handheld Gaming PC – IGN | Link
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Top Tech Stories of the Week – June 20th, 2021

June 25th, 2021 No comments
  • Microsoft unveils Windows 11, a more polished OS | Engadget | Link
  • Valve continues crackdown on Steam ‘tourists’ who switch countries for cheaper games | Engadget | Link
  • Microsoft closes above $2 trillion market cap for the first time | Link
  • Western Digital blames malware for My Book Live devices being wiped remotely | Engadget | Link
  • Sony Acquires Returnal Developer Housemarque | PCMag | Link
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