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Jess Joho / Mashable:
A look back at HOTorNOT, created in 2000 by two UC Berkeley grads on a lark, which was one of the first popular sites to let users create a public profile   —  The forgotten joke website influenced YouTube, Twitter, Tinder, and so much more  —  Before MySpace, before Facebook, before Twitter …
Sep 28, 2020, 12:40 PMIn context
Ben Thompson / Stratechery:
Overview of the state of bundles in 2020 across Netflix, Disney, Amazon, Apple, and Microsoft   —  Manage your Stratechery subscription.  —  If the famous Jim Barksdale quote is to be believed — the one about there only being two ways to make money in business, bundling and unbundling …
Sep 22, 2020, 7:31 PMIn context
Zheping Huang / Bloomberg:
Alibaba unveils Xunxi, a pilot factory it has been operating for three years for developing tech aimed at helping manufacturers adapt quickly to consumer demand   —  - Daniel Zhang is spearheading a drive into new manufacturing  — Company wants to provide back-end technology to manufacturers
Sep 19, 2020, 6:00 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Apple unveils its A14 chip, the first to use a 5nm process, with 11.8B transistors, up 40% from the A13, capable of 11 trillion operations per second   —  No iPhone 12 announced today, but Apple unveiled a new chip that will power the next generation of its hardware (including that phone whenever it's launched).
Sep 15, 2020, 2:25 PMIn context
Mark Gurman / Bloomberg:
Sources detail Apple's Tuesday event: Apple Watch Series 6 with faster CPU and blood oxygen meter, new mid-tier iPad Air, and no new iPhones   —  - Company to debut new Apple Watches and iPad Air on Tuesday  — Smaller HomePod, headphones in the works; iPhones coming later
Sep 14, 2020, 8:00 AMIn context
Sascha Segan / PCMag:
Testing carrier networks in 26 US cities shows that while 4G speeds are up overall, 5G does not live up to the hype, with AT&T's 5G largely slower than its 4G   —  After a decade of testing 3G and 4G wireless networks, this year we drove around 26 US cities amidst a pandemic to determine whether 5G is ready for prime time.
Sep 8, 2020, 6:05 PMIn context
Pat Garofalo / American Economic Liberties Project:
Report details how Google and Facebook harm local communities by siphoning resources from local businesses, undermining local news, distorting local democracy   —  Since 2016, commentators across a swath of disciplines have pointed to Google and Facebook as consequential and harmful actors in the global political and social order.
Sep 1, 2020, 7:05 AMIn context
Bloomberg:
Sources: Apple is building ~75M 5G iPhones for later this year, along with two new Apple Watch versions, iPad Air with edge-to-edge screen, and smaller HomePod   —  - Headphones, new Watch models, iPad Air, smaller HomePod coming  — Supply chain, consumer interest hold up in pandemic, recession
Sep 1, 2020, 1:30 AMIn context
Don Clark / New York Times:
Sources say problems at Intel are likely to delay the DoE's exascale supercomputer project, which was scheduled to be installed near Chicago in 2021   —  The chip maker was selected for an Energy Department project meant to show American tech independence.  But problems at Intel have thrown a wrench into the effort.
Aug 27, 2020, 8:10 AMIn context
Bloomberg:
Counterpoint: Apple's AirPods are expected to sell 82M pairs this year, but their worldwide market share of true wireless earphones will drop from ~50% to 35%   —  - AirPods maker is projected to sell 82 million pairs this year  — Wider market growing even faster, driven by cheaper models
Aug 27, 2020, 2:55 AMIn context

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