"Alibaba, Intel to develop AI-based 3D Athlete Tracking platform" Telecompaper 10:28 AM
"Intel's GPU-Less Chips Aren't Cheaper: You'd think shipping a chip without a working GPU would result in a lower price, but Intel thinks otherwise. You'll pay the same price for both, and with the current chip shortage the GPU-less versions may be the only ones available." PC Magazine 6:51 AM
"TSMC's $43 Billion Wipeout Will Only Get Worse, Analysts Say" Bloomberg 8:21 PM
"The ludicrous Google Pay 'death sentence' can lock your Fi account and phone number" Android Police 11:32 AM
"'Wait, that can't be real': A 'Fortnite' streamer freaked out after he got a $75,000 donation during a stream" Business Insider 10:19 AM
"This Guy Made a Computer Mouse That Is Itself a Computer: It doesn't have the best UI, but it is a pretty creative take on a laptop." Motherboard 10:18 AM
"Google launches Android Studio 3.3 with focus on 'refinement and quality'" VentureBeat 1:02 PM
"RCS Chat is launching on Google Fi" The Verge 11:44 AM
"Chrome OS to help find new Linux apps from the Launcher" 9to5Google 7:07 PM
"Google employees are launching a social media blitz to pressure tech giants on workplace harassment issues" Recode 8:15 AM
"Verizon is testing a game streaming service targeting Android devices" The Next Web 7:20 AM
"CES 2019: Everything we saw, from 8K TVs to amazing fake burgers" CNET 7:19 AM
"Samsung rolls out 'the future unfolds' banners in buildup to S10 launch" The Verge 7:15 AM
"Four out of five Americans distrust mainstream social media sites like Facebook: Americans are so disillusioned by social media, that many are turning to forums for trustworthy information." ZDNet 6:50 AM
"Is digital forensics ready for data explosion? - Video" ZDNet 6:49 AM
"Smartwatch data collection rush raises privacy backlash fears: Smartwatches and other wearables will be a must-have for personalised healthcare, but a privacy backlash could put an end to all that." ZDNet 6:49 AM
"Mozilla: Firefox 69 will disable Adobe Flash plugin by default" ZDNet 6:49 AM
"After mixed Day 5 of FTC v. Qualcomm antitrust trial, irrelevant German ruling to be handed down later" Foss Patents 8:00 PM
"Ajit Pai Refuses to Brief Lawmakers Over Phone-Tracking Scandal, Dubiously Blames Shutdown" Gizmodo 6:29 PM
"Ajit Pai Refuses to Brief Congress About Why Bounty Hunters Can Buy Cell Phone Location Data: The Chairman's staff said the selling of location data is not a 'threat to the safety of human life or property that the FCC will address during the Trump shutdown.'" Motherboard 6:08 PM
"Ajit Pai locks horns with Congress over location-tracking report" The Verge 5:36 PM
"New FAA proposal would let drones fly over people and at night without a waiver" TechCrunch 3:42 PM
"Google employees are fighting to end all forced arbitration" Mashable 12:33 PM
"Democrats aren't buying a proposal for big tech to write its own privacy rules: 'Big tech cannot be trusted to write its own rules'" The Verge 11:11 AM
"Tidal 'fake streams': Criminal investigation underway over potential data fraud in Norway" Music Business Worldwide 3:43 PM
"Jay-Z's music streaming service Tidal under criminal investigation in Norway over alleged fake streams" Telegraph 8:44 AM
"Facebook's entire business model is being dissected in Germany, where regulators are getting tough on tech" Business Insider 7:13 AM
"Social media giants plan to fight India's strict internet rules" Engadget 7:20 AM
"India's top court seeks govt response on plans to snoop on citizens' computers" Reuters 6:51 AM
"'The Age of Surveillance Capitalism' Review: The New Big Brother/Tech companies have shown themselves to be increasingly cavalier with our personal data. Are we handing over too much information? Frank Rose reviews 'The Age of Surveillance Capitalism' by Shoshana Zuboff." WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 7:12 PM
"Stocks fall as China data raises growth concerns: U.S. stocks closed lower Monday, though off their session lows, in a second straight weaker day after a surprise drop in Chinese exports renewed worries about a global growth slowdown." FOXBusiness 4:03 PM
"U.S. Stocks Slip on Signs of Slowing Economic Growth: U.S. stocks fell Monday, notching their second straight session of losses, after downbeat Chinese economic data added to signs of slowing growth around the world." WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 4:03 PM
"Asian markets fall as China reports slowdown in exports: Hang Seng down 1.4%; Nikkei closed for holiday" MarketWatch 8:26 AM
"European markets hit by disappointing China trade data: FTSE-100 braces for Brexit vote" MarketWatch 8:26 AM
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