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Nikkei:
Sources say Google plans to unveil a lower-priced smartphone in 2019, and expect it to be cheaper than the iPhone XR, which starts at $749   —  Tech giant seeks to exploit Apple woes to drive hardware expansion  —  TAIPEI — Google plans to unveil its first lower-priced smartphone this year …
Feb 13, 2019, 10:10 PMIn context
Clive Thompson / New York Times:
A detailed history of the important but under-recognized roles women have played in computer coding, from Ada Lovelace through to today   —  Computer programming once had much better gender balance than it does today.  What went wrong?  —  As a teenager in Maryland in the 1950s …
Feb 13, 2019, 3:30 PMIn context
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

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