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Kashmir Hill / Gizmodo:
What it's like to get by without using or accessing a single product from Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google, and Microsoft, blocking all five at once for one week   —  Reporter Kashmir Hill spent six weeks blocking Amazon, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, and Apple from getting her money, data, and attention, using a custom-built VPN.
Feb 8, 2019, 9:35 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Sources: Apple tests USB-C iPhones and iOS dark mode for 2019, plans updated 10" iPad this spring, laser-based 3D cameras to aid AR on iPhones as soon as 2020   —  - Company is testing a triple camera system for 2019 phones  — New low-end iPads and an updated iPhone XR also in the works
Jan 30, 2019, 3:52 PMIn context
Jessica Guynn / USA Today:
How black women founders, long underestimated and overlooked in tech, are now raising millions in venture capital and forcing Silicon Valley to pay attention   —  SAN FRANCISCO - In the early days of Zume Pizza, visitors to Julia Collins' robotic food prep company in Silicon Valley …
Jan 25, 2019, 3:25 PMIn context
Financial Times:
Sources: Spotify plans to launch a ~$100 voice-controlled in-car music player with preset buttons that correspond to Spotify playlists later this year   —  Spotify has a new target as it makes a break for independence from devices made by Apple, Google and Amazon: the car dashboard.
Jan 18, 2019, 1:55 PMIn context
Ben Thompson / Stratechery:
Amazon's recently-announced DocumentDB AWS offering highlights the economic challenges facing companies like MongoDB Inc. that focus on an open source project   —  In 1999, music industry revenue in the United States peaked at $14.6 billion (all numbers are from the RIAA).
Jan 15, 2019, 5:40 AMIn context
Steve Kovach / CNBC:
Apple lowers revenue guidance to $84B after previously projecting $89B-$93B, because of fewer iPhone upgrades than expected   —  Apple has lowered its Q1 guidance in a letter to investors from CEO Tim Cook Wednesday.  —  Apple stock was halted in after-hours trading just prior to the announcement …
Jan 2, 2019, 5:09 PMIn context
Reuters:
Source: Apple will begin assembling its top-end iPhones in India through the local unit of Foxconn as early as 2019   —  - Apple Inc will begin assembling its top-end iPhones in India through the local unit of Foxconn as early as 2019, the first time the Taiwanese contract manufacturer …
Dec 27, 2018, 10:45 AMIn context
Peter Bright / Ars Technica:
Google repeatedly pushes the web in a proprietary direction to improve its services on Chrome, making Microsoft's adoption of Chromium a loss for the open web   —  Analysis: Microsoft adopting Chromium puts the Web in a perilous place.  —  With Microsoft's decision to end development …
Dec 19, 2018, 8:25 AMIn context
Gerry Smith / Bloomberg:
Sources: Apple plans to relaunch Texture as a paid news subscription service, built into the Apple News app, as soon as spring 2019, but publishers remain wary   —  - Texture is set to evolve into Apple News subscription feature  — Media executives remain wary of Apple's latest media foray
Dec 12, 2018, 10:05 AMIn context
Shara Tibken / CNET:
Amid worries about demand for iPhone XR, Apple VP of product marketing Greg Joswiak says it's “been our most popular iPhone” every day since it became available   —  Apple's iPhone XR has been outselling the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max every day since the cheaper, colorful phone hit the market last month.
Nov 28, 2018, 4:15 PMIn context

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