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Dan Wang:
Trade war exposed the fragility of China's technology foundations, which will persist in short and medium-term but will likely be resolved in the long-term   —  Following the twists and turns of the trade war meant that I had less time for personal writing this year, so this letter is the only piece I'll publish.
Jan 5, 2020, 2:00 AMIn context
Wired:
San Francisco's surveillance law, which banned city agencies from using facial recognition in May, has been amended to allow for Face ID on city-issued iPhones   —  San Francisco quietly amends its municipal surveillance law to allow for Apple's Face ID, though the ban on facial recognition still applies.
Dec 22, 2019, 11:20 AMIn context
Thomas Ricker / The Verge:
An in-depth look at Ikea's Home Smart business, which has shifted from being a hobby to a core part of its future   —  The Swedish furniture giant has conquered living rooms, bedrooms, and bathrooms — but can it hang on to the future of the home?  —  Björn Block hurries out of the Ikea Museum …
Dec 18, 2019, 11:00 AMIn context
The Verge:
A rundown of the 100 gadgets that defined the 2010s, shaped first by the smartphone wars before branching off into new categories   —  The 100 gadgets that made a difference and defined the 2010s  —  Gadgets in the 2010s were shaped first by the furious race to win the smartphone wars …
Dec 11, 2019, 2:55 PMIn context
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

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