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April 22, 2019, 10:10 AM

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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 …
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 …
Ana Campoy / Quartz:
DHS says its facial recognition system, in use at 15 US airports now, identified 7K travelers who overstayed visas, plans to screen 97% of US departures by 2023  —  The US immigration system was designed to track who comes into the country, not who leaves.  For more than two decades …
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 …
Reuters:
Huawei reports Q1 revenue of $26.8B, up 39% YoY, 59M smartphones shipped, and 40 new commercial 5G contracts with carriers despite US opposition  —  HONG KONG (Reuters) - Huawei Technologies said on Monday its first-quarter revenue jumped 39 percent to 179.7 billion yuan ($26.81 billion) …
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Washington Post:
Sri Lanka blocks access to social media platforms, including WhatsApp and Facebook, to curb spread of misinformation after a series of deadly explosions  —  LONDON — The Sri Lankan government blocked access to social media platforms on Sunday, following a string of explosions that claimed …
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.
Ellen Sheng / CNBC:
A look at the rising use of surveillance technologies by companies to monitor their employees in the workplace  —  The emergence of sensor and other technologies that let businesses track, listen to and even watch employees while on company time is raising concern about corporate levels of surveillance.

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