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Benedict Evans:
As an estimated 4B of world's 5.3B adults now have smartphones, tech industry analysis shifts from tracking adoption to analyzing use trends and emerging tech   —  I've been making charts of internet use, mobile phones and smartphones since the early 2000s.  At one point, they were confounding …
Jun 1, 2019, 2:35 PMIn context
Megha Rajagopalan / BuzzFeed News:
Investigation finds IBM, Hikvision, and Huawei are helping the UAE government implement a biometric surveillance system in Dubai, raising privacy concerns   —  Face recognition has been banned in San Francisco and linked by AOC to a rise in global fascism.  But it's being marketed in Dubai …
May 29, 2019, 11:45 AMIn context
Rani Molla / Vox:
Experts say apps like Nextdoor and Ring's Neighbors give people a false sense that the US crime rate is worsening even as violent crime reaches record lows   —  Why people are socializing more about crime even as it becomes rarer.  —  Violent crime in the US is at its lowest rate in decades.
May 8, 2019, 9:50 AMIn context
New York Times:
At Google I/O, Sundar Pichai pitched privacy for everyone, going against the company's history of data collection, one week after a similar push from Facebook   —  MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — Google, the company that may know the most about our digital lives, is now preaching the gospel of privacy.
May 7, 2019, 7:35 PMIn context
Jeffrey Van Camp / Wired:
Google Pixel 3a XL review: it has the same shortcomings and great features as the Pixel 3a, but you'll pay $80 extra for a 6" instead of 5.6" screen   —  Google put everything that matters in these phones—for just $400.  —  Half the price of a high-end phone.  Looks, works, and feels like plenty premium.
May 7, 2019, 5:25 PMIn context
Alex Konrad / Forbes:
A profile of Zoom and its founder Eric Yuan, who led Webex's engineering group at Cisco before leaving to build the video conferencing company   —  Zoom CEO Eric Yuan cut an unlikely figure as he addressed the cheering throng in the moments before ringing the opening bell at Nasdaq …
Apr 20, 2019, 2:00 AMIn context
Stephen Nellis / Reuters:
Sources: Apple is developing its own lidar sensor and has also held talks with four possible lidar suppliers to evaluate their tech for use in self-driving cars   —  SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Apple Inc has held talks with at least four companies as possible suppliers for next-generation lidar sensors …
Apr 17, 2019, 7:40 AMIn context
Bloomberg:
Foxconn will mass produce iPhones in India this year, including newer models, according to Foxconn's chairman Terry Gou, who will step away from day-to-day role   —  - Apple's main production partner is prepping an output shift  — Foxconn's Terry Gou says he'll step back from the day-to-day
Apr 15, 2019, 1:55 PMIn context
Nick Summers / Engadget:
Xiaomi Mi 9 review: great alternative to OnePlus 6T in terms of hardware performance but has an average battery life and unreliable in-screen fingerprint sensor   —  I can't spend $1,000 on a smartphone.  I just can't.  I've walked into countless phone stores, credit card in hand, with every intention of buying the latest flagship.
Mar 28, 2019, 7:35 AMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Apple News+ could accelerate the demise of news outlets by decimating their revenue and disrupting publishers' relationships with readers   —  At the mercy of a new algorithm  —  Apple doesn't care about news, it cares about recurring revenue.  That's why publishers are crazy to jump into bed with Apple News+.
Mar 26, 2019, 6:55 PMIn context

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