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August 10, 2019, 5:38 PM

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Emine Saner / The Guardian:
Susan Wojcicki talks about the crises that have engulfed YouTube recently, the power of its platform, and being a working parent of five  —  As the crisis-hit video site struggles to stem the flow of extreme content, the CEO talks about her role as the internet's gatekeeper
Mishaal Rahman / XDA Developers:
Huawei announces its first device running Harmony OS, an Honor Vision smart TV launching on August 15  —  Companies that have traditionally been known for their smartphones are venturing into the smart TV business.  Xiaomi has been in this game for some time now, while OnePlus is also gearing up to launch its own smart screen product.
Richard Lai / Engadget:
Nick Heath / ZDNet:
Interview with Python creator Guido van Rossum on Python's creation in the 1980s, its evolution, draw for developers, and future  —  Frustrated by programming language shortcomings, Guido van Rossum created Python.  With the language now used by millions, Nick Heath talks to van Rossum about Python's past and explores what's next.
Chris Welch / The Verge:
FCC filing reveals Sonos is working on its first-ever Bluetooth speaker  —  The long-awaited portable Sonos speaker could arrive this fall  —  One of two devices recently filed by Sonos with the FCC is a portable Bluetooth speaker, The Verge can confirm.  In the filing for product model S17 …
Zack Whittaker / TechCrunch:
Researcher finds hundreds of exposed AWS EBS snapshots leaking sensitive customer data, like VPN configurations, passwords, and in some cases government data  —  How safe are your secrets?  If you used Amazon's Elastic Block Storage snapshots, you might want to check your settings.
Ina Fried / Axios:
AMD CEO talks about plans to quickly ramp up production of EPYC server chips, launched this week, and sustaining the advantage created by Intel's stumbles  —  With Intel struggling to get to the next generation of chipmaking technology, AMD has an opportunity to gain some ground on its longtime rival.
Brian Fung / CNN:
Sources: Trump's draft executive order calls for new FCC regulations narrowing CDA Section 230 protections for social media platforms when they suppress content  —  Washington (CNN Business)A draft executive order from the White House could put the Federal Communications Commission in charge …
Kevin Poulsen / The Daily Beast:
8chan users who are migrating to 08chan, an unofficial site hosted on ZeroNet, inadvertently lose anonymity because the P2P network exposes users' IP address  —  An unofficial new version of the hate-filled forum isn't as anonymous as its users might hope.  —  Refugees from the anonymous 8chan forum …

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