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August 10, 2019, 9:00 PM

Top News

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:
Huawei unveils HarmonyOS, a microkernel-based, distributed OS, which Huawei says is an alternative to Android in case it can no longer use Google's OS  —  Huawei's long-rumored Android alternative, Hongmeng, is finally official.  At today's Huawei Developer Conference …
April Glaser / Slate:
Telegram has become a haven for white supremacists, violent men's groups, anti-PC agitators, and others who fear alleged censorship by big tech companies  —  The alleged shooter's manifesto was everywhere in the hours after the El Paso, Texas, Walmart shooting on Saturday.
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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.
Blake Montgomery / The Atlantic:
Profile of Amazon Publishing, which puts out around 1,100 titles a year and, like Prime Video, exists to reinforce Prime memberships  —  What does the e-commerce giant want with the notoriously fickle world of publishing?  To own your every reading decision.  —  Have you read Victoria Helen Stone's False Step?
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 …

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