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April 22, 2019, 12:00 PM

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Timothy W. Martin / Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Samsung is delaying the expected Friday rollout of Galaxy Fold until at least next month  —  Samsung Electronics Co. is delaying the Friday rollout of its Galaxy Fold smartphone until at least next month, according to people familiar with the matter, the latest fallout from a product headache …
Ju-min Park / Reuters:
Samsung says it has postponed media events for Galaxy Fold planned for this week in Hong Kong and Shanghai  —  SEOUL (Reuters) - Smartphone maker Samsung Electronics Co Ltd has postponed media events for its Galaxy Fold planned for this week in Hong Kong and Shanghai, a company official said …
Zack Whittaker / TechCrunch:
Researcher finds that a popular hotspot finder app for Android exposed the Wi-Fi network passwords for 2M+ networks, including tens of thousands in the US  —  A popular hotspot finder app for Android exposed the Wi-Fi network passwords for more than two million networks.
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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 …
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 …

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