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Top Tech Stories of the Week – May 17th, 2020

  • Huawei faces ‘big blow’ from new U.S. rules to cut off chips | Link
  • Japan Falls Into Recession, and Worse Lies Ahead – The New York Times | Link
  • Apple details how it’s reopening stores – CNN | Link
  • Alibaba’s Jack Ma quits SoftBank board after huge Vision Fund losses | Link
  • Microsoft: We were wrong about open source, but luckily you can change | ZDNet | Link
  • Uber lays off 3,000 more staffers, shutters dozens of offices – The Washington Post | Link
  • Australian-designed artificial intelligence (AI) unmanned combat aircraft prototype unveiled by Boeing | Link
  • Disney’s Head of Streaming, Kevin Mayer, Becomes TikTok C.E.O. – The New York Times | Link
  • AWS Outposts now available in UAE and Saudi Arabia – BroadcastPro ME | Link
  • Tom Hanks WWII movie ‘Greyhound’ will premiere on Apple TV+ | Engadget | Link
  • Amid COVID-19, iFixit releases repair database for ventilators – CNET | Link
  • Facebook launches shopping feature as pandemic pushes businesses online | Technology | The Guardian | Link
  • SD Express 8.0 specs released, 4 GB/s transfer speeds now possible for SD cards – NotebookCheck.net News | Link
  • Google CEO Sundar Pichai defends Pixel team, says “hardware is hard” | Ars Technica | Link
  • 24th Annual Webby Award Winners Announced – Variety | Link
  • Apple and Google launch digital contact tracing system – ABC News | Link
  • Google Rolls Out Action Blocks and Other New Android Accessibility Features – Voicebot.ai | Link
  • Google Pixel 4a apparently won’t launch until July at the earliest – 9to5Google | Link
  • Updated: Intel buys Rivet Networks and its Killer Networking brand to beef up its Wi-Fi tech | PCWorld | Link
  • Amazon Targets Fall for Prime Day as it Tries to Return to Pre-Pandemic Operations – WSJ | Link
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