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April 28, 2019, 3:00 PM

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Eric Slivka / MacRumors:
Phil Schiller, in an email to a user, says screen-time apps Apple restricted used MDM feature only intended for enterprises, creating privacy and security risks  —  Earlier today, a report from The New York Times highlighted Apple's removal of a number of App Store apps that had allowed users …
Kiran Stacey / Financial Times:
Industry veterans say the US ceded its supremacy in telecom equipment to companies like Huawei with choices that the government and companies made in the '90s  —  The UK's decision to allow Huawei to supply equipment for its 5G networks has disappointed officials in Washington.
steve cheney:
Advances in 3D image processing and image sensors, which are progressing at a Moore's Law-like pace, will make lidar redundant for self-driving cars in 3 years  —  Last week when Tesla launched its dedicated autonomy ASIC, a lot of the focus was on this new hardware which allowed redundancy and incredibly fast neural processing.
Clive Thompson / Wired:
Profile of Up & Go, a worker owned on-demand house cleaning service in New York, which takes only a 5% cut and lets its cleaners decide the design of the app  —  Rating drivers on Lyft.  Three stars?  Five stars?  I know Lyft wants to feed the ravenous maw of its machine intelligence …
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
PayPal to buy $500M worth of Uber shares at $47/share, says the companies will work on future payment collaborations, including developing Uber's digital wallet  —  Uber's announcement of its IPO pricing earlier today came with a $500 million belated Easter egg.
Natalie Gagliordi / ZDNet:
Affirm, an online lending company led by former PayPal CTO Max Levchin, spins out Resolve, an automated payments platform focused on B2B e-commerce  —  Resolve takes Affirm's buy now, pay later approach and applies it to business purchasing.  —  Affirm, a financial services company led …

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