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Tyler Cowen / Conversations with Tyler:
Eric Schmidt on growing up in Italy, years at Bell Labs, PARC, and Sun, scaling Google, polarization on social platforms, how tech will shape the future, more   —  The son of an economist, Eric Schmidt eschewed his father's profession, first studying architecture before settling on computer science and eventually earning a PhD.
Nov 8, 2018, 7:50 AMIn context
Brenda Stolyar / Digital Trends:
Palm phone review: as a companion device, it works better alongside Android than iOS, but at $350, buying a smartwatch with same capabilities is a better option   —  The new Palm phone resurrects a brand that should've stayed dead … It has been eight years since Palm …
Nov 6, 2018, 11:00 PMIn context
Ben Lovejoy / 9to5Mac:
Apple's newly unveiled products start at higher price points, with the 2018 Macbook Air 128GB model starting 20% higher, continuing Apple's push into higher ASP   —  When Apple launched the iPhone X, it did more than just change the design language of the iPhone: it also offered a whole new pricing level.
Oct 31, 2018, 10:20 PMIn context
Reuters:
Verizon Q3 beats estimates with net addition of 295K subscribers, net income of $4.92B on total operating revenue of $32.61B   —  (Reuters) - Verizon Communications Inc (VZ.N) on Tuesday beat Wall Street estimates for net new phone subscribers who pay a monthly bill, helped by promotional offers for Apple Inc's (AAPL.O) new iPhones.
Oct 23, 2018, 8:35 AMIn context
Stephen Hall / 9to5Google:
Google did not mention Android once during its Made by Google 2018 keynote, a first for a public-facing hardware event by the company   —  Android is the world's most ubiquitous OS and one of the most important parts of Google's business.  But it's becoming clearer that the company no longer wants the word associated with its phones.
Oct 13, 2018, 2:50 PMIn context
Kyle Wiggers / VentureBeat:
Butterfly, maker of ultrasound-on-a-chip device iQ that produces clinical-quality images uploaded to the cloud via iPhone, raises $250M at a $1.25B valuation   —  In the decades following the deployment of the first clinical ultrasound machine in 1956, the high-frequency scanners have become …
Sep 27, 2018, 9:15 PMIn context
Arielle Pardes / Wired:
Museums around the world, including the Smithsonian, are increasingly using augmented reality technology to engage visitors at the exhibits   —  MAE JEMISON, THE first black woman to go into space, stood in the center of the room and prepared to become digital.
Sep 23, 2018, 1:10 AMIn context
Sean O'Kane / The Verge:
GoPro launches Hero 7 Black with live-streaming, super slow motion, smooth stabilization, and 4K video at 60 fps for $399, going on sale September 27   —  With new cheaper options at $199 and $299  —  Just a few hours after a last-minute leak, GoPro has officially announced the new Hero 7 line of cameras …
Sep 20, 2018, 9:35 AMIn context
Ben Thompson / Stratechery:
iPhones are the closest thing to a hardware annuity stream tech has ever seen, as they're a known quantity, dependable, and nearly all users will buy again   —  Apple released a new flagship iPhone yesterday, the iPhone XS.  This isn't exactly ground-breaking news: it is exactly what the company …
Sep 13, 2018, 9:10 AMIn context
Benjamin Mayo / 9to5Mac:
Apple says that starting Jan. 1, 2019, prices for battery repairs will rise from $29 to $69 for iPhone X, Xs, and Xs Max and to $49 for all older iPhones   —  During the highs of BatteryGate, Apple reduced official battery repairs to $29 each through 2018, down from $79.
Sep 12, 2018, 6:10 PMIn context

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