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Wired:
Best 2019 Cyber Monday deals on smartphones, laptops and tablets, TVs, headphones and speakers, cameras and drones, wearables, and more   —  Don't bother trudging to the store.  We've gathered the absolute best online tech deals in every category.  —  Whether you're fighting through snow flurries …
Dec 2, 2019, 7:00 AMIn context
Maya Kosoff / GEN:
How Texas Instruments monopolized the US education market for graphing calculators, products with high profit margins and tech that hasn't changed in 20 years   —  These $100 calculators have been required in classrooms for more than twenty years, as students and teachers still struggle to afford them
Nov 26, 2019, 9:45 AMIn context
Li Tao / South China Morning Post:
Profile of China-based Wingtech, the world's largest ODM for smartphones, which has shipped 51M units in H1 2019 for clients like Samsung, Huawei, and Xiaomi   —  Shanghai-listed Wingtech is focused on producing low-cost smartphones The company plans to help brands introduce cheaper 5G handsets …
Nov 24, 2019, 6:20 PMIn context
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.
Nov 19, 2019, 6:30 AMIn context
Jim Salter / Ars Technica:
How the mesh Wi-Fi router startup Plume is winning partnerships with some of the biggest ISPs worldwide, despite Eero's fire sale to Amazon   —  Simplified device management might be more attractive than Wi-Fi mesh itself.  —  Yesterday, Charter Communications*—the second-largest ISP in the United States …
Nov 17, 2019, 12:10 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Sources: Apple is considering bundling News+, Apple TV+, and Apple Music as soon as 2020 to attract subscribers, meaning less money for News+ publishers   —  - Company keeps rights to bundle News+ service with TV+, Music  — Move may woo more subscribers, but lower publishers' News+ cut
Nov 14, 2019, 7:25 AMIn context
Natasha Frost / Quartz:
How Oulu, Finland, 5+ years after Nokia's collapse in smartphones, has become an entrepreneurial tech hub and home to 1,175 new companies in 2017 alone   —  In the early days of the mobile phone, Nokia was everywhere—ubiquitous, inescapable, supreme.  It created the best-selling 1100 …
Nov 3, 2019, 10:00 PMIn context
Jim Baker / Lawfare:
Former FBI general counsel explains why US law enforcement needs to embrace encryption to protect the country against existential cybersecurity threats   —  I. Embrace Reality and Deal With It  —  From 2012 to 2014, I worked for Bridgewater Associates, a hedge fund located in Connecticut.
Oct 24, 2019, 4:30 AMIn context
Stephen Shankland / CNET:
Samsung unveils Exynos 990, its new flagship SoC that's 20% faster overall and 2x faster on AI-specific tasks, and a new 5G modem, both made with a 7nm process   —  If you buy next year's flagship Samsung Galaxy phone, it might come with a performance boost from a new processor the Korean electronics giant announced Wednesday.
Oct 23, 2019, 9:10 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Google removed a game from the Play store that allowed players to role-play as Hong Kong protesters, says it violated rules related to “sensitive events”   —  HKmap.live raised concerns of endangering law enforcement and residents; ‘The Revolution of Our Times,’ violated rules related to sensitive events,' Google says
Oct 10, 2019, 10:12 AMIn context

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