Google unveils Stadia cloud gaming service, launches in 2019 — The Verge

Google is launching its Stadia cloud gaming service at the Game Developers Conference (GDC) in San Francisco, writes Tom Warren. Here is the link: https://www.theverge.com/2019/3/19/18271702/google-stadia-cloud-gaming-service-announcement-gdc-2019

Nvidia’s $99 Jetson Nano is an AI computer for DIY enthusiasts — Engadget

Nvidia is unveiling an entry-level AI computer, the Jetson Nano, that's aimed at developers, makers and enthusiasts, writes Jon Fingas. Here is the link: https://www.engadget.com/2019/03/18/nvidia-jetson-nano-ai-computer/

Apple acquires Laserlike, an ML startup that might make Siri smarter — VentureBeat

Apple has acquired a small machine learning startup called Laserlike, writes Jeremy Horowitz. Here is the link: https://venturebeat.com/2019/03/13/apple-bought-laserlike-an-ml-startup-that-might-make-siri-smarter/

Spotify is asking European regulators to help it fight Apple – just before Apple...

Spotify has filed a formal complaint with the EU, writes Peter Kafka. Here is the link: https://www.recode.net/2019/3/13/18263519/spotify-apple-antitrust-ec-eu-subscription-streaming-launch

Telegram gets 3M new signups during Facebook apps’ outage — TechCrunch

Messaging platform Telegram claims to have had a surge in signups during a period of downtime for Facebook’s rival messaging service, writes Natasha Lomas. Here is the link: https://techcrunch.com/2019/03/14/telegram-gets-3m-new-signups-during-facebook-apps-outage/

Tim Berners-Lee on 30 years of the world wide web: ‘We can get the...

Alex Hern speaks with Tim Berners-Lee. Here is the link: https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2019/mar/12/tim-berners-lee-on-30-years-of-the-web-if-we-dream-a-little-we-can-get-the-web-we-want

Google Hardware makes cuts to laptop and tablet development, cancels products — Ars Technica

The Pixelbook and Pixel Slate within Google is being downsized, writes Ron Amadeo. Here is the link: https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2019/03/google-hardware-makes-cuts-to-laptop-and-tablet-development-cancels-products/

Microsoft CEO Nadella: HoloLens for war is fine if it’s used by a democracy...

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has defended the company's $480m contract to supply HoloLens-for-war headsets to the US Army, writes Liam Tung. Here is the link: https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-ceo-nadella-hololens-for-war-is-fine-if-its-used-by-a-democracy/

MWC 2019: The 7 coolest things we saw — CNET

Here's the stuff you actually need to pay attention to, writes Eric Franklin. Here is the link: https://www.cnet.com/news/mwc-2019-the-7-coolest-things-we-saw-mate-x/

Tesla will close most of its stores and only sell cars online — The...

Tesla will only sell its vehicles online, the company said, writes Andrew J. Hawkins. Here is the link: https://www.theverge.com/2019/2/28/18245296/tesla-stores-closing-online-only-car-sales

Once hailed as unhackable, blockchains are now getting hacked — MIT Technology Review

More and more security holes are appearing in cryptocurrency and smart contract platforms, writes Mike Orcutt. Here is the link: https://www.technologyreview.com/s/612974/once-hailed-as-unhackable-blockchains-are-now-getting-hacked/

Trump calls for 6G cellular technology, because why the heck not? — Techcrunch

Trump tweeted that U.S. companies need to work harder and faster on building out the tech behind 5G, but also in the process called for... 6G technology, writes Danny Crichton. Here is...

How Apple’s enterprise app program became the new wild west of mobile apps —...

Apple dug a tunnel beneath the App Store, and the rats are getting through, writes Nick Statt. Here is the link: https://www.theverge.com/2019/2/20/18232583/apple-ios-developer-enterprise-program-store-mobile-apps

Google claims built-in Nest mic was ‘never intended to be a secret’ — The...

Google has admitted it made an error when it didn’t disclose that its Nest Secure home security system included an on-device microphone, writes Jon Porter. Here is the link: https://www.theverge.com/circuitbreaker/2019/2/20/18232960/google-nest-secure-microphone-google-assistant-built-in-security-privacy

CERN lets you surf the web like it’s 1990 — Engadget

A team at CERN has rebuilt the original 1990 WorldWideWeb browser, which can be explored within a regular browser, writes Rachel England. Here is the link: https://www.engadget.com/2019/02/19/cern-lets-you-surf-the-web-like-its-1990/