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January 6, 2019, 6:50 PM

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Jon Porter / The Verge:
Samsung's 2018 and 2019 TV models will be able to access iTunes content directly via a dedicated app and support Apple's AirPlay 2 wireless streaming standard  —  Coming to all 2018 and 2019 TVs along with AirPlay 2  —  Samsung's 2018 and 2019 range of televisions will be able to access …
Henry T. Casey / Laptop Mag:
HP announces Chromebook 14, its first AMD-based Chromebook with a 14" screen, AMD A4/A6 CPU, integrated Radeon R4/R5 GPU, and 4GB of RAM, starting at $269  —  HP's new Chromebooks for CES 2019 include the first-ever AMD processor powered model, the HP Chromebook 14 (db0020nr).
Sean Hollister / The Verge:
CES 2018 tech updates: Nvidia's 65" 4K HDR gaming monitors delayed, Sony's Aibo slowly shipping, Intel processors with AMD graphics facing low adoption  —  But sometimes, companies surprise us by actually shipping them, too.  —  Today, on the eve of CES 2019, let's see what happened to last year's most intriguing new technologies.
The Verge:
What to expect at CES 2019: foldable devices, 5G phones and laptops, phone displays with hole-punch cameras, and 8K TVs  —  CES 2019 is upon us, and The Verge is headed back to Las Vegas to bring you all of the news from the gadget-filled electronics show next week.
Catalin Cimpanu / ZDNet:
NSA to open source its GHIDRA reverse engineering tool that breaks down executable files into assembly code that can be analyzed by humans  —  GHIDRA is written in Java and works on Windows, Mac, and Linux.  —  The US National Security Agency will release a free reverse engineering tool …
Ashley Rodriguez / Quartz:
Netflix has released about 345 original series, movies, and other productions in 2018, which comes to an estimated 90,000 minutes or 1,500 hours of content  —  Netflix released a ridiculous amount of original programming in 2018.  How ridiculous?  By Quartz's measure …
Alexis C. Madrigal / The Atlantic:
A machine-learning model in Flint that once helped predict lead pipe locations with 70% accuracy was abandoned due to political decisions to excavate everywhere  —  More than a thousand days after the water problems in Flint, Michigan, became national news, thousands of homes in the city still …

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