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Top Tech Stories of the Week – July 28th, 2019

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  • Woman arrested after hacker steals 106 million people’s data from Capital One | Science & Tech News | Sky News | Link
  • Samsung Q2 earnings: Operating profits fell on low memory prices | Link
  • FedEx to End Ground Deliveries for Amazon – WSJ | Link
  • Visa Checkout will be shutting down sometime in 2020 – 9to5Google | Link
  • Amazon delivery robots are officially on the streets of California | ZDNet | Link
  • Chinese startup LinkSpace revs up for boom in reusable rockets | The Japan Times | Link
  • British Airways testing VR headsets for first-class passengers this year | Ars Technica | Link
  • Apple files lawsuit against virtualization company Corellium – 9to5Mac | Link
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Top Tech Stories of the Week – July 21st, 2019

July 24th, 2019 No comments
  • Pizza Hut tests Amazon Locker-style ‘cubbies’ for carryout orders | Link
  • Netflix India announces new mobile plan for 199 rupees a month – CNN | Link
  • You can now get near-instant FAA authorization to fly your drone in controlled airspace – DIY Photography | Link
  • Corsair buys custom computer builder Origin PC to ride PC gaming’s big revival | PCWorld | Link
  • New NYDFS Division to Oversee Licensing for Cryptocurrency Startups – CoinDesk | Link
  • Intel Announces $1 Billion Modem Business Sale to Apple| Link
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Top Tech Stories of the Week – July 14th, 2019

July 15th, 2019 No comments
  • France to create new space defence command in September – BBC News | Link
  • After raising rates, Netflix reports first-ever drop in U.S. subscribers | Link
  • Elon Musk says Neuralink plans 2020 human test of brain-computer interface – CNET | Link
  • Chinese Space Station Tiangong-2 Destroyed in Fiery Re-Entry Over Pacific Ocean | Link
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Top Tech Stories of the Week – July 7th, 2019

July 9th, 2019 No comments
  • New Uber Comfort promises the same ‘Quiet Ride’ setting as Uber Black for less money | Link
  • Marriott to be fined nearly £100m over GDPR breach | Business | The Guardian | Link
  • Apple, Amazon, Facebook and Google to testify to Congress on antitrust – The Washington Post | Link
  • Raspberry Pi admits to faulty USB-C design on the Pi 4 | Ars Technica | Link
  • Nintendo Switch Lite announced: cheaper, smaller Switch launches Sept. – Polygon| Link
  • Fire TV gets official YouTube app, Prime Video gets Chromecast support – news | Link
  • Amazon Game Studios is Developing a Lord of the Rings MMORPG – IGN | Link
  • Google Home allegedly records clips without trigger, sends to contractor – SlashGear | Link
  • Microsoft Teams passes Slack in daily users | Link
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Top Tech Stories of the Week – June 30th, 2019

June 30th, 2019 No comments
  • Apollo Mission Control Reopens in All Its Historic Glory | NASA | Link
  • Spacex’s Starlink Satellites Are in Position and Ready to Begin Testing | Digital Trends | Link
  • eBay Crash Day Threatens to Sabotage Amazon Prime Day | Link
  • Jeff Bezos filed the paperwork to create the retailing giant Amazon 25 years ago. – BBC News | Link
  • DJI strikes back at “disturbing” BBC drone programme ‘Britain’s Next Air Disaster?’ | Link
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Top Tech Stories of the Week – June 23rd, 2019

June 24th, 2019 No comments
  • The Raspberry Pi 4 brings faster CPU, up to 4GB of RAM | Ars Technica | Link
  • The New Airbnb Luxe Offers High-end Rentals for ‘Today’s Luxury Traveler’ | Link
  • Apple acquires self-driving car startup | Link
  • Google and University of Chicago sued over patient records – CNET| Link
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Top Tech Stories of the Week – June 16th, 2019

June 17th, 2019 No comments
  • Germany Says iPhones Running iOS 13 Will Be Able to Read NFC Tags in National ID Cards and Passports – MacRumors | Link
  • Google Calendar Dies One Hour After Google Tweets About How Great It Is | Link
  • Facebook Unveils Project Libra, Its New Cryptocurrency | Fortune | Link
  • Google employees protest at Alphabet’s shareholder meeting – Vox | Link
  • Google is done w/ tablets, laptops only from this point on – 9to5Google | Link
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Top Tech Stories of the Week – June 9th, 2019

June 10th, 2019 No comments
  • E3 2019: Microsoft says Xbox Project Scarlett and Halo Infinite coming 2020, xCloud public test this fall – CNET | Link
  • Uber Announces Plans to Deliver Big Macs by Drone This Summer – Bloomberg | Link
  • Elon Musk Confirms YouTube & Video Games Coming to Tesla | HYPEBEAST | Link
  • Amazon quietly shuts down its shopping social network Spark – CNET | Link
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Top Tech Stories of the Week – June 2nd, 2019

June 3rd, 2019 No comments
  • NASA Hires 3 Companies for Moon Science Deliveries – The New York Times | Link
  • Science publisher IEEE lifts ban on Huawei reviewers | TechCrunch | Link
  • Amazon Prime expands to offer one-day shipping on more items | Link
  • FedEx Says It’s Ending Express Shipping Service for Amazon | Link
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Top Tech Stories of the Week – April 21st, 2019

April 22nd, 2019 No comments
  • Tesla investigating apparent explosion of parked car in Shanghai | Link
  • NVIDIA is making a desktop mode, possibly for a new 2-in-1 SHIELD tablet | Link
  • Samsung Invests $2.9 Million in Crypto Hardware Startup Ledger – CoinDesk | Link
  • Amazon plans to make one-day free shipping Prime’s new default – SlashGear | Link
  • Samsung asks iFixit to take down Galaxy Fold teardown – SlashGear | Link
  • Marriott plans to take on Airbnb with its own home-rental service | Link
  • NASA was sold faulty aluminum in 19-year scam – CNET | Link
  • Tesla Model 3 Hits The UK In June, Starting At £39,850 — Crushes BMW “Equivalent” On Price & TCO | CleanTechnica | Link
  • Uber sued for ‘hundreds of millions’ in Australian class action | Link
  • Google’s Next Big Money Maker Could Be the Maps on Your Phone – Bloomberg | Link
  • Smart backpack creator uses crowdfunded money to buy BTC, FTC sues | Chepicap | Link
  • Windows 10 will get a built-in Linux kernel this summer | Link
  • Amazon is backing Uber Eats rival Deliveroo in the UK | Link
  • Sony, Microsoft Join Forces in Cloud Gaming and AI – ExtremeTech | Link
  • U.S. Tech Suppliers, Including Google, Restrict Dealings With Huawei After Trump Order – The New York Times | Link
  • Sony Announces New Film and TV Division, PlayStation Productions | Mammoth Gamers | Link
  • Now it’s easy to order food in Google Assistant, Search and Maps | Link
  • Huawei can’t use microSD cards in its smartphones w/ ban – 9to5Google | Link
  • Subway riders can use IPhone, Apple Watch in New York to pay fares | Link
  • SpaceX satellites pose new headache for astronomers | Link
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