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April 27, 2020, 1:10 PM

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Yoko Kubota / Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Apple pushes back production of flagship iPhones coming later this year by about a month, as the pandemic weakens demand and disrupts manufacturing  —  The phones, some with 5G connectivity, will vary in price and come in three sizes  —  Apple Inc. is pushing back the production ramp …
Adam Satariano / New York Times:
Interviews and documents show Europe's GDPR rules have been stymied by a lack of enforcement, poor funding, limited staff resources, and tech companies stalling  —  Nearly two years in, there has been little enforcement of the General Data Protection Regulation, once seen as ushering in a new era.
CNN:
Baseless YouTube conspiracy videos, embraced by CCP media and uploaded to WeChat, Weibo, claim a US Army reservist started the pandemic and are ruining her life  —  Maatje Benassi, a US Army reservist and mother of two, has become the target of conspiracy theorists who falsely place …
Eduard Kovacs / SecurityWeek:
Microsoft has patched a vulnerability in Teams that could have been exploited by hackers to hijack accounts by sending malicious links or GIFs  —  Microsoft has addressed a vulnerability that could have been exploited by hackers to hijack Microsoft Teams accounts by sending specially crafted links …
Bloomberg:
Australia launches a contact-tracing app that records digital handshakes between smartphones via Bluetooth, seeing 1.1M signups within a few hours  —  - Software records digital handshake between smartphones  — Tracking app needs to overcome privacy concerns to succeed
Douglas Busvine / Reuters:
Neha Alawadhi / Business Standard:
WhatsApp says there has been a 70% reduction in the number of highly forwarded messages sent after its new forwarding limit was enforced  —  Earlier this month, WhatsApp limited the number of times a frequently forwarded message can be sent further to only one chat at a time
David Pierce / Protocol:
A look at video conferencing startups like Shindig, Remotion, and Whereby that are challenging the tech giants by focusing on niche features and services  —  Videoconferencing has gone from novelty to niche to necessity in record time.  But while a handful of tech giants dominate, with Zoom …
Chris Welch / The Verge:
Review of Google's 2nd-generation $179 wireless Pixel Buds: they have improved sound quality, but their silicone “stabilizer arc” can cause discomfort over time  —  Google's new earbuds finally go truly wireless and have improved sound quality  —  Google's original Pixel Buds came …

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