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May 20, 2019, 3:15 PM

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Ben Brody / Bloomberg:
Sources: after Trump's ban, chipmakers including Intel, Qualcomm, Xilinx, and Broadcom have told employees they will not supply Huawei until further notice  —  Alphabet Inc.'s Google will end business relationships that involve the transfer of non-public hardware, software and technical services …
Angela Moon / Reuters:
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Jeremy Horwitz / VentureBeat:
Google unveils Google Glass Enterprise Edition 2 with a Snapdragon XR1 chip, an improved 8MP camera, and ~8 hours battery life; orders open today for $999  —  Six years after Google Glass was unveiled, it goes without saying that the first major augmented reality headset wasn't the massive success …
Zack Whittaker / TechCrunch:
Researcher finds database, belonging to Mumbai-based Chtrbox, with contact info, including phone numbers, of millions of Instagram users exposed online  —  A massive database containing contact information of millions of Instagram influencers, celebrities and brand accounts has been found online.
Tom Warren / The Verge:
Microsoft says its Edge for Mac browser is now available in preview, starting with daily canary builds for macOS 10.12 and above  —  Daily Canary builds available at first  —  Microsoft teased its Edge browser for macOS earlier this month, and now the company is officially allowing Mac users to download a preview version.
Jeremy Horwitz / VentureBeat:
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Paul Tassi / Forbes:
Report details how game publishers are paying top streamers, with 15K+ concurrent viewers, $25,000-$50,000 an hour to stream a new game and build buzz  —  The past few years have been full of impressive achievements in the realm of professional gaming, whether it's enormous prize pools …
Benjamin Mayo / 9to5Mac:
Report: Toshiba Memory plans to buy back the shares it sold to Apple, Dell, Kingston, and Seagate last year, as part of a refinancing plan  —  In June last year, Toshiba sold its memory division to a four-company consortium that included Apple.  However, now, Toshiba is going to buy …

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