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December 12, 2019, 11:35 AM

Top News

Brian Heater / TechCrunch:
Google brings its real-time translation mode, interpreter, to the Google Assistant app on iOS and Android globally with support for 44 languages  —  After rolling out on smart speakers and displays earlier this year, Google's interpreter real-time translation mode finally landing on mobile.
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Greg Sterling / Search Engine Land:
Google says it is changing mobile search results for news topics, adding more carousels of stories, starting in the US and rolling out later internationally  —  Users will now see multiple carousels of news stories.  —  Google is changing how it presents news stories in its search results.
Abe Othman / AngelList:
AngelList report: seed stage investors can increase their yields by investing into every credible deal, contradicting the common wisdom of passing on most  —  If you miss the best-performing seed investment, you will eventually be outperformed by someone who blindly invests in every credible deal.
Alex Konrad / Forbes:
Profile of Canva, a graphic design app that CEO Melanie Perkins helped build from a yearbook-design business out of Perth into a profitable $3.2B Adobe rival  —  On a steamy May morning in 2013, Canva CEO Melanie Perkins found herself adrift on a kiteboard in the channel between billionaire …
Manish Singh / TechCrunch:
Amazon launches Audible Suno, an ad-free service featuring more than 60 original series in Hindi and English, in India for free  —  Amazon is having another go at expanding its reach to listeners in India.  The company, which launched pay-to-use Audible in the country last year …
Reuters:
Report: Samsung to increase investment in its chip factory in China by $8B to boost production of NAND flash memory chips  —  SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Samsung Electronics will increase investment at its chip factory in China by $8 billion to boost production of NAND flash memory chips, Chinese media reported on Tuesday.
Alexander George / Popular Mechanics:
The Mac Pro uses three axial fans and a centrifugal fan to keep it cool, with blade design drawn from vehicle tires to make them sound pleasant even when loud  —  Spend a few tens of thousands on optional upgrades, and the new Mac Pro becomes a list of superlative performance specs.  A 28-core CPU.

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