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May 19, 2019, 5:35 PM

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Angela Moon / Reuters:
Source: Google will stop providing Huawei with any technical support and collaboration for Android and Google services, including Google Play  —  NEW YORK (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc's Google has suspended business with Huawei that requires the transfer of hardware and software products except …
Danielle Abril / Fortune:
By 2023, Uber Eats may own 25% of the forecasted $191B global food delivery market, but DoorDash and GrubHub make more in sales, and DoorDash is growing fastest  —  Investor sentiment in Uber is rapidly sinking.  Since last week's initial public offering, the company's stock has nosedived …
Taylor Lorenz / The Atlantic:
A look at the rise of “tea” accounts on social media, which seek to boost their popularity by documenting gossip about influencers in obsessive detail  —  In 2016, James Charles was a high-school student in upstate New York.  He was an aspiring makeup artist who'd do his friends' faces …
Cal Newport / New Yorker:
The IndieWeb, a loose collective of developers and techno-utopians, aims to create alternatives to mass social media via projects like Micro.blog and Mastodon  —  In the summer of 2016, I gave a talk at a small tedx conference in northern Virginia.  I began by admitting that I've never …
Beth Kowitt / Fortune:
32 current and former employees on the cultural shift inside Google and the decline in trust and communication between the rank and file and the management  —  Some employees say Google is losing touch with its “Don't be evil” motto.  What happens when an empowered tech workforce rebels?
Tiernan Ray / ZDNet:
Mobileye CEO Amnon Shashua on the current state of AI, Intel's plans for its autonomous mobility service, and the importance of developing alternatives to LIDAR  —  Amnon Shashua, head of Intel's Mobileye division, is charged with transforming the chip giant into a service provider for autonomous fleets of robo-taxi.
Binance:
Binance founder and CEO Changpeng Zhao shares how the exchange reacted to the hack and theft of 7000 bitcoins, steps taken afterwards, and lessons learned  —  In this article, I will share a recap of what occurred in the past two weeks, including lessons learned, stress dealt with, and wisdom gained.
Brian Merchant / Gizmodo:
Profile of ObEN, which creates “personal artificial intelligences”, life-size holographic AI avatars, by modeling people's appearance and adapting their voice  —  In January 2019, when China Central Television, the largest broadcast network in the most populous nation in the world …
Ina Fried / Axios:
Snapchat's popular new gender-changing filter provokes mixed reactions in the LGBTQ community, with some lauding the ability to safely explore themselves  —  A Snapchat photo filter that lets people see themselves in highly feminized or masculine form has proven wildly popular.

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