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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

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  • 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

November 11th, 2019 No comments
  • 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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Top Tech Stories of the Week – October 27th, 2019

October 27th, 2019 No comments
  • It looks like EA is coming back to Steam • | Link
  • Netflix open-sources Polynote to simplify data science and machine learning workflows | Link
  • NVIDIA SHIELD TV (2019) and Pro official: Android TV, AI upscaling, new remote – SlashGear | Link
  • Create new documents instantly with Google’s .new domain | TechRadar | Link
  • DJI Mavic Mini an ultralight drone with 2.7K camera, 30-minute battery for $399 – CNET | Link
  • Google to acquire Fitbit, valuing smartwatch maker at $2.1 billion | Link
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Top Tech Stories of the Week – October 20th, 2019

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  • NordVPN, TorGuard Hit by Hacks Involving Insecure Servers | News & Opinion | | Link
  • Jeff Bezos Is No Longer The Richest Person In The World After Amazon Stock Plunges | Link
  • Tesla Solar Roof V3 is ready for scale as Elon Musk reveals “Solarglass” – SlashGear | Link
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Top Tech Stories of the Week – October 13th, 2019

October 13th, 2019 No comments
  • Pixel 4 leaks at Best Buy Canada w/ specs, comparison – 9to5Google | Link
  • Uber lays off about 350 across multiple divisions | Link
  • WeWork reportedly expected to lay off 2,000 workers as soon as this week | Link
  • Google Pixel 4 event 2019: Pixel Buds, Pixelbook Go and everything Google announced – CNET | Link
  • Nasa unveils new spacesuit for next Moon landing – BBC News | Link
  • Yahoo Groups Is Winding Down and All Content Will Be Permanently Removed – VICE | Link
  • Virgin Galactic Unveils Under Armour Spacesuits and ‘Spacewear’ for Space Tourist Flights | Space | Link
  • Latest NVIDIA Shield TV Pro leak shows a bigger, better remote | Link
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Top Tech Stories of the Week – October 6th, 2019

October 7th, 2019 No comments
  • PlayStation 4 System Update 7.0 Releases This Week; Offers New Party Features and brings Remote Play to Devices Running Android 5.0 and Up | Link
  • Adobe shuts accounts in Venezuela to comply with US sanctions | Financial Times | Link
  • Amazon unveils new Kindle e-reader for kids and refreshes Fire HD 10 tablet – GeekWire | Link
  • The PlayStation 5 release is really happening in 2020, according to Sony – CNET | Link
  • AMD developing barebones PC kit to take on Intel NUC platform – News | Link
  • Mastercard, Visa, eBay and Stripe quit Facebook’s Libra | Financial Times | Link
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Top Tech Stories of the Week – September 29th, 2019

September 30th, 2019 No comments
  • Elon Musk unveils Starship designed to take crew on round-trips to Mars | Technology | The Guardian | Link
  • Big drone on campus: UPS gets U.S. government okay for drone airline – Reuters | Link
  • Sony Cuts PS Now Subscription Price For PS4 Worldwide – GameSpot | Link
  • Skydio’s second-gen ‘self-flying’ drone is faster, smaller and half the price | TechCrunch | Link
  • The Surface Pro X is Microsoft’s return to ARM-based Windows | Link
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Top Tech Stories of the Week – September 22nd, 2019

September 24th, 2019 No comments
  • Google ‘Pixelbook Go’ leaks with 4K display and clamshell design – SlashGear | Link
  • Facebook acquires CRTL-labs, brain-computing start-up | Link
  • Google Play Pass game subscription service goes live for $4.99 per month – news | Link
  • Apple releases iPadOS 13.1 featuring Dark Mode, new Home Screen and multitasking, Arcade, and more – 9to5Mac | Link
  • Alexa will soon switch between languages for multilingual homes | Link
  • Amazon event 2019: Echo Buds, Echo Frames, Alexa privacy updates, Amazon Smart Oven and everything announced – CNET | Link
  • You’ll be able to use Oculus Quest as a PC VR headset to play Rift games from November • | Link
  • UAE astronaut makes history as first Arab aboard #ISS – EU Reporter : EU Reporter | Link
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