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April 22, 2019, 1:45 PM

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Jordan Novet / CNBC:
Sources: Apple spent $350M in 2018 and is now spending $30M+ every month on Amazon's cloud, making it one of the biggest AWS customers  —  As Apple and Amazon compete for a greater share of consumer dollars and attention, they also have a particularly intimate business relationship …
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Nitasha Tiku / Wired:
Two Google employees who helped organize walkouts say they've faced demotions or dramatically changed roles, plan a town hall to share stories of retaliation  —  TWO EMPLOYEE ACTIVISTS at Google say they have been retaliated against for helping to organize a walkout among thousands …
Guilherme Rambo / 9to5Mac:
Sources: at WWDC, Apple plans to announce new Siri intents, APIs to port apps to Mac, a new AR content creation app, support for stereo AR headsets, and more  —  Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference kicks off on June 3rd.  Last week, we shared exclusive details about iOS 13 and macOS 10.15.
Mariella Moon / Engadget:
Sony partners with five Japanese taxi companies with a combined fleet of over 10,000 cabs to launch S.Ride, a cab-hailing service in Tokyo  —  Uber's fledgling cab-hailing service in Japan has a new competitor, and it's not by one of its usual rivals.  It's called S.Ride …
Foo Yun Chee / Reuters:
EU lawmakers vote for a WiFi-based standard, backed by Volkswagen and Renault, for internet connected cars, favouring it over 5G tech backed by BMW, others  —  STRASBOURG (Reuters) - The European Commission's push for a wifi-based standard for cars backed by Volkswagen took a big step forward …
Saritha Rai / Bloomberg:
Profile of Boom, one of seven tiny fact-checking firms Facebook hired before India's elections, which finds fighting misinformation a Sisyphean task  —  - The company has hired contract firms during India's elections  — At least one fact-check team says it's struggling to keep up

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