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April 22, 2019, 1:09 PM

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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 …
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.
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 …
Owen Churchill / South China Morning Post:
A promo video for Leica showed the Tiananmen Square “Tank Man” photo, so China banned the word Leica on Weibo; the camera maker says it wasn't an official video  —  Leica draws fire from online commenters and is censored on Chinese social media platform Weibo Spokeswoman …

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