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November 4, 2018, 1:15 PM

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CNBC:
Sources: Amazon close to making a decision on HQ2, with Crystal City in Northern Virginia and Austin as frontrunners, but new HQ may be split between them  —  - Amazon is in the advanced stages of placing its second headquarters in Northern Virginia, The Washington Post reported on Saturday
Mark Sullivan / Fast Company:
Source: Apple will launch an iPhone with Intel's 8161 5G modem chip in 2020; Intel will likely be the sole modem supplier for that year's iPhones  —  Apple's 5G iPhone will come to market in 2020, a source with knowledge of Apple's plans says.  —  Apple plans to use Intel's 8161 5G modem chip in its 2020 phones.
Andrei Frumusanu / AnandTech:
Pixel 3 review: fastest Android device with impressive computational photography features, but the phone's build quality and gaming performance lag competition  —  The Pixel 3 is Google's third generation in-house design, meant to showcase the company's own view of what an Android device should be …
Eric Newcomer / Bloomberg:
Inside Uber's deal with Saudi Arabia, from David Plouffe's first meetings with local officials to the 10%+ stake that, sources say, the kingdom now owns  —  Even as Uber's lawyers finalized the details of the deal, they still couldn't quite believe it would really happen.
Gizmodo:
A history of the ongoing quest to build a viable 2-in-1 tablet-laptop hybrid and why they are so hard to design  —  In a recent barrage of new products, Microsoft, Apple, Google, Lenovo, and HP have all shown off computers that are trying to tackle one of the industry's most vexing problems …

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