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The Verge:
Qualcomm gives details on Snapdragon 855, its smartphone chipset: X24 modem, which isn't 5G compatible, 7 nanometer for 20% better graphics, and AI improvements   —  Qualcomm calls it an AI powerhouse  —  Qualcomm officially took the wraps off the Snapdragon 855, its next generation processor, yesterday at the SnapDragon Tech Summit.
Dec 5, 2018, 4:00 PMIn context
Andrew J. Hawkins / The Verge:
Impressions from a test ride in Waymo One, the first commercial self-driving taxi service, launching next week in Phoenix for Waymo's Early Rider members   —  Going on a coffee run with Waymo One  —  It is late afternoon in Chandler, a suburb of Phoenix, Arizona, and I'm getting jittery waiting …
Dec 5, 2018, 8:40 AMIn context
Nathan Vardi / Forbes:
Profile of Joe Liemandt, founder of software company Trilogy and PE firm ESW Capital, which buys US software firms and replaces staff with cheap overseas talent   —  rom an office suite on the 26th floor of the iconic Frost Bank Tower in Austin, Texas, a little-known recruiting firm called Crossover …
Nov 25, 2018, 11:10 AMIn context
Frederic Filloux / Monday Note:
By pushing the “link tax” in the EU, publishers are shooting themselves in the foot because better options exist by working with Google to drive traffic   —  Within Google, some call into question the validity of helping the media industry.  By lobbying the EU on the “link tax”, publishers are waging a rearguard battle.
Nov 20, 2018, 5:55 AMIn context
Rebecca Mead / New Yorker:
How podcasts, whose audio narratives offer a rare opportunity for slow immersion, became a seductive mode of storytelling that can sometimes be manipulative   —  In our frenetic age, audio narratives offer a rare opportunity for slow immersion.  But this intimacy can become manipulative.
Nov 17, 2018, 2:00 AMIn context
Rani Molla / Recode:
Smart speakers changed audio consumption habits and boosted sales of smart home devices, but hopes for adoption in areas like shopping have not panned out yet   —  Until we invent something that wouldn't be possible without voice, we're just repurposing online content for our ears.
Nov 12, 2018, 10:40 AMIn context
Mark Bergen / Bloomberg:
Interviews with current and former Google staff about its China-related projects reveal tensions between preserving its founding ideals and a desire for growth   —  CEO Sundar Pichai thinks the search engine should be willing to work with Chinese censors.  Will employees go along with the plan?
Nov 8, 2018, 8:20 PMIn context
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
Jack Morse / Mashable:
Interview with three renowned women in infosec on how they got started, some of their most memorable finds, and how to encourage more women to join their field   —  This post is part of Mashable's ongoing series The Women Fixing STEM, which highlights trailblazing women in science, tech …
Nov 3, 2018, 10:05 PMIn context
Benjamin Wofford / Vox:
Interviews with government officials, analysts, and tech experts reveal severe vulnerabilities in many levels of the US election system, ahead of midterms   —  An investigation into the US election system reveals frightening vulnerabilities at almost every level.
Oct 27, 2018, 8:05 AMIn context

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