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November 19, 2019, 1:35 PM

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Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Facebook says its F8 developer conference will take place on May 5-6 in San Jose  —  Facebook announced its plans for its F8 annual developer conference, which is where the company shows off its latest technology, apps and its vision for the future.  The company says the next event …
More: CNET
Ben Thompson / Stratechery:
Apple's integrated approach is fostering monopolistic behavior and has started to stifle innovation resulting in user-hostile keyboards and no NFC based apps  —  When I started Stratechery in 2013, the conventional wisdom was that modularized ecosystems were best.
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Apple launches a dedicated mobile app for its developer community, replacing the existing WWDC app, with video resources, news, account management, and more  —  Apple today is introducing a new resource for the over 23 million registered members of its developer community, with the launch of a dedicated Apple Developer mobile app.
More: 9to5Mac and MacRumors
CNBC:
Google buys Microsoft-backed CloudSimple to help its customers run VMware workloads on the Google Cloud Platform, after partnering with the company in July  —  - CloudSimple makes it easier for large companies to run applications in public clouds like Google's.
Robert Hackett / Fortune:
Abnormal Security, a cloud email security startup aimed at combating fraud, raises $24M Series A led by Greylock Partners  —  In spring of 2017, Asheem Chandna was sitting in a meeting at the Silicon Valley offices of Greylock Partners, the venture capital firm where he works as an investor …
Craig Lloyd / iFixit News:
16" MacBook Pro teardown shows a new thermal system, keyboard similar to the standalone Magic Keyboard, a six-speaker system, and a high-performance mic array  —  A beloved old feature returns to the MacBook Pro, and it starts with M-a-g.  If you guessed MagSafe, we have disappointing news …
Lauren Feiner / CNBC:
T-Mobile President and COO Mike Sievert to succeed John Legere as CEO on May 1, 2020  —  - T-Mobile President and COO Mike Sievert will succeed John Legere as CEO on May 1, 2020, the company announced Monday.  — CNBC's David Faber reported in July that Sievert was expected …

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