Techmeme
May 20, 2019, 3:40 PM

Top News

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:
More: The Verge, CNN, The Verge, TechCrunch, New York Times, ZDNet, Engadget, Android Central, TechCrunch, South China Morning Post, The Next Web, 9to5Google, Washington Post, Android Authority, New York Times, Financial Times, ZDNet, VICE, Financial Times, The Verge, Wall Street Journal, Roughly Drafted, SecurityWeek, The Next Web, Bloomberg, PCWorld, Forbes, Neowin, BBC, CNET, The Hacker News, CyberScoop, The Guardian, iPhone in Canada Blog, The Tech Report, XDA Developers, Asia Times, Business Insider, CNET, CloudWedge, CNBC, Politico, TechSpot, Firstpost Tech, TechnoBuffalo, MacRumors, Digital Photography Review, Coinspeaker, MIT Technology Review, SlashGear, The Guardian, Pandaily, KnowTechie, Droid Life, Thurrott, South China Morning Post, iDownloadBlog.com, Fortune, Phandroid, Liliputing, OnMSFT.com, TalkAndroid.com, MSPoweruser, Pocket-lint, TechRepublic, VentureBeat, Beyond Search, Telecoms.com, Telecom Trends, The Hill, Gizchina, Silicon Republic, PhoneDog, Softpedia News, MediaNama, BGR India, 9to5Google, TechNode, Memeburn, Android Beat, SiliconANGLE, and PYMNTS.com
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.
Sam Biddle / The Intercept:
Facebook document shows it courts carriers and phone makers, ~100 companies, with “aggregated and anonymized” personal data about its users and their histories  —  Among the mega-corporations that surveil you, your cellphone carrier has always been one of the keenest monitors …
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:
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 …

Sponsor Posts

Smartsheet:
5 Emerging Trends in Healthcare: A Digital Transformation Report  —  For healthcare organizations, the imperative to do more with less is increasingly at odds with the need to keep patient satisfaction front …
TWiT.tv:
Your first podcast of the week is the last word in tech  —  Tech expert Leo Laporte and top pundits cover the latest tech news, innovations, gear, and pitfalls.  Subscribe to This Week in Tech on your favorite podcatcher.
Google Fi:
Google Fi - a phone plan, by Google  —  We felt that most phone plans just weren't made with you in mind.  So that's why we built Google Fi with features that real people actually want.  Click to learn more.
Zoho:
Smart email marketing: How to send targeted and interactive emails in today's digital world (Part 2)  —  Sending the perfect email campaign isn't just a dream—it can even become a habit when you start adopting the right measures.
Intel:
The Future of Gaming is About More Than Just Processors  —  When it comes to making the PC the best place to play, you have to give developers the tools they need, provide real world performance and anticipate what's next.

Listen to Techmeme's Podcast:

Techmeme Ride Home: Mon. 07/15 - Don't Naruto-Rush Area 51 Subscribe via Apple Podcasts, Google Play, or RSS.
 

About This Page

This is a Techmeme archive page. It shows how the site appeared at 3:40 PM ET, May 20, 2019.

The most current version of the site as always is available at our home page. To view an earlier snapshot click here and then modify the date indicated.

More News

Earlier Picks

Eric Niiler / Wired:
Mike Isaac / Brain Dump:
Eliza Mackintosh / CNN: