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TechCrunch:
A roundup of the 84 companies that launched at Y Combinator's Summer 2019 Demo Day 1, including education, finance, AI, and AR/VR startups   —  It's that time of year, Silicon Valley's investor technocrati and advice-giving Twitter celebrities descended upon Pier 48 in San Francisco to judge …
Aug 19, 2019, 9:40 PMIn context
Joel Stein / Bloomberg:
A reporter describes trying to regain privacy by hiding from Silicon Valley using a slew of location-altering, signal silencing, face-masking gadgets   —  As the spy gear piles up on my desk, my 10-year-old son asks me what my mission is.  “I'm hiding,” I whisper, pointing in the direction I think is north …
Aug 10, 2019, 5:05 AMIn context
Cherlynn Low / Engadget:
Hands-on with Samsung's Galaxy Note10 and 10+: sleeker all-screen design is nice, the S-Pen has more tricks like gesture support, better DeX support is useful   —  It's very clear to Samsung who typically buys a Galaxy Note.  Usually, this is a person who knows how much RAM and which graphics processor are in their phone.
Aug 7, 2019, 4:32 PMIn context
Karen Hao / MIT Technology Review:
A look at edtech startups like Squirrel AI that are using AI to personalize learning in China, where fierce academic competition is driving an AI education boom   —  In recent years, the country has rushed to pursue “intelligent education.”  Now its billion-dollar ed-tech companies are planning to export their vision overseas.
Aug 4, 2019, 2:00 PMIn context
Amazon.com:
Amazon reports Q2 revenue of $63.4B, up 20% YoY, net income of $2.6B, up from $2.5B in Q2 2018, and AWS revenue of $8.4B, up from $6.1B in Q2 2018   —  Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced financial results for its second quarter ended June 30, 2019.
Jul 25, 2019, 4:10 PMIn context
Edward Docx / New Statesman:
Profile of Nick Clegg, ex-Liberal Democrats leader and deputy prime minister in UK, who became Facebook's head of global affairs and communications in Oct. 2018   —  He quit Westminster after failing to realign British politics.  Now the former Lib Dem leader has taken on an even bigger challenge at Facebook.
Jul 21, 2019, 10:10 PMIn context
Jonathan Vanian / Fortune:
How Microsoft, Amazon, and Google are racing for dominance as cloud platforms for game streaming, as the gaming industry is set to generate $152B in 2019   —  Streaming video games promises to be an all-out brawl among companies with the internet infrastructure to back it up.  At stake?
Jul 19, 2019, 10:10 PMIn context
Ben Thompson / Stratechery:
Shopify's ecosystem, with its own fulfillment network, may become the first true Amazon competitor by enabling merchants to succeed or fail on their own terms   —  While I am (rightfully) teased about how often I discuss Aggregation Theory, there is a method to my madness, particularly over the last year …
Jul 13, 2019, 10:35 AMIn context
M.G. Siegler / 500ish Words:
Given Apple's less hardware-centric strategy, this was the right time for Jony Ive to depart; Jeff Williams is being positioned as Apple's new “product guy”   —  Between the lines of Jony Ive's exit from Apple  —  To me, all information is about triangulation.
Jul 4, 2019, 3:20 PMIn context
Alyssa Bereznak / The Ringer:
How TikTok users are supplanting the traditional functions of record labels, like talent scouting and publicity, for new artists   —  Lil Nas X's ‘Old Town Road’ is both a chart-topping phenomenon and a turning point for the music business.  Here's what happens when a social media platform becomes a label.
Jun 30, 2019, 3:30 PMIn context

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