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July 13, 2020, 12:05 AM

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Jean-Louis Gassée / Monday Note:
Apple Silicon could end Wintel by forcing Microsoft to take Windows on ARM seriously, causing PC OEMs to migrate to ARM and Intel to make ARM PC chips  —  We're about to enter an exciting, messy transition.  Not only will Apple Silicon make better Macs, it will force Microsoft to polish …
Nellie Bowles / New York Times:
Chris Larsen, a co-founder of Ripple, is paying for the installation of a private network of over 1,000 security cameras across San Francisco to fight crime  —  Chris Larsen knows that a crypto mogul spending his own money for a city's camera surveillance system might sound creepy.
Christopher Mims / Wall Street Journal:
An overview of how data-driven tech and analytics are reshaping Hollywood's creative development process and market research during the pandemic  —  Coronavirus and the era of stay-at-home binge-watching is accelerating the entertainment industry's reliance on analytics and data to target …
Salvador Rodriguez / CNBC:
Profile of Ime Archibong, the Head of New Product Experimentation at Facebook and one of the most important voices in its efforts around diversity and equality  —  - Ime Archibong became Facebook's head of new product experimentation a year ago, tasked with finding the company's next hit product.
Darrell Etherington / TechCrunch:
LA-based Kernel, which wants to offer a “Neuroscience as a Service” that can provide clients access to its brain imaging devices, raises $53M Series C  —  LA-based bio science startup Kernel has raised $53 million from investors including General Catalyst, Khosla Ventures …
Ian Walker / Kotaku:
Ubisoft announces multiple senior executive departures, including its chief creative officer and Canadian studios head, amid company-wide misconduct allegations  —  Serge Hascoët has resigned as Ubisoft's chief creative officer after weeks of damning accounts of sexual misconduct throughout …
Bloomberg:
Sources: Facebook is considering imposing a ban on political ads on its network in the days leading up to the US election in November  —  Facebook Inc. is considering imposing a ban on political ads on its social network in the days leading up to the U.S. election in November …
Jason Koebler / VICE:
A look at the gray market around repairing ventilators, where technicians use homemade dongles and software secretly shared within the community  —  As COVID-19 surges, hospitals and independent biomedical technicians have turned to a global grey-market for hardware and software …

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