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CES 2018 tech updates: Nvidia’s 65″ 4K HDR gaming monitors delayed, Sony’s Aibo slowly shipping, Intel processors with AMD graphics facing low…

Sean Hollister / The Verge : CES 2018 tech updates: Nvidia's 65" 4K HDR gaming monitors delayed, Sony's Aibo slowly shipping, Intel processors with AMD graphics facing low adoption   —  But sometimes, companies surprise us by actually shipping them, too.  —  Today, on the eve of CES 2019, let's see what happened to last year's most intriguing new technologies.

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UK’s Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health says that there is no evidence to support claims that screen time is harmful for children’s health…

Tom Chivers / New Statesman : UK's Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health says that there is no evidence to support claims that screen time is harmful for children's health   —  Correlation does not equal causation when it comes to screen time.  —  How much should we worry about our children using screens?

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UK’s Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health says that there is little evidence to support claims that screen time is harmful for children’s…

Tom Chivers / New Statesman : UK's Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health says that there is little evidence to support claims that screen time is harmful for children's health   —  Correlation does not equal causation when it comes to screen time.  —  How much should we worry about our children using screens?

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Salesforce’s Marc Benioff on elevating Keith Block to co-CEO, company’s deal with US Customs and Border Protection, comparing Facebook to cigarettes,…

Ari Levy / CNBC : Salesforce's Marc Benioff on elevating Keith Block to co-CEO, company's deal with US Customs and Border Protection, comparing Facebook to cigarettes, more   —  - After a summer vacation, Benioff made the surprising decision to elevate Keith Block to co-CEO, enabling a “divide and conquer strategy” …

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Bob Iger on Disney’s streaming efforts, BAMTech acquisition, and challenges like changing compensation models as the company’s new services get closer…

Jack Hough / Barron's Online : Bob Iger on Disney's streaming efforts, BAMTech acquisition, and challenges like changing compensation models as the company's new services get closer to launch   —  Burbank, Calif.—At Walt Disney (DIS) headquarters in this studio-filled city, Suite 3H in the original animation building holds stacks …

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Chinese startups raised $69.4B in 2018, up 63% YoY as per CB Insights, but VCs have gotten more conservative after Chinese IPOs like Tencent Music…

Julie Steinberg / Wall Street Journal : Chinese startups raised $69.4B in 2018, up 63% YoY as per CB Insights, but VCs have gotten more conservative after Chinese IPOs like Tencent Music disappointed   —  Thousands of private Chinese tech companies raised a record $69.4 billion in equity in 2018, but the volume of stock sales has dropped off sharply of late

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A machine-learning model in Flint that once helped predict lead pipe locations with 70% accuracy was abandoned due to political decisions to excavate…

Alexis C. Madrigal / The Atlantic : A machine-learning model in Flint that once helped predict lead pipe locations with 70% accuracy was abandoned due to political decisions to excavate everywhere   —  A machine-learning model showed promising results, but city officials and their engineering contractor abandoned it.

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LinkedIn restores Chinese access to the profile of US-based activist Zhou Fengsuo after blocking it a day earlier, says the profile was blocked in…

Owen Churchill / South China Morning Post : LinkedIn restores Chinese access to the profile of US-based activist Zhou Fengsuo after blocking it a day earlier, says the profile was blocked in error   —  - Zhou, a student leader during the bloody 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown, says he thinks media attention led to the change

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Charter releases Spectrum TV app for Apple TV with support for Apple TV’s zero sign-on, the first US cable operator to support the feature (Chance…

Chance Miller / 9to5Mac : Charter releases Spectrum TV app for Apple TV with support for Apple TV's zero sign-on, the first US cable operator to support the feature   —  Spectrum today has officially released its new Apple TV application after rolling out support for Zero sign-on last month.

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Pandora’s latest iOS update includes an Apple Watch app, with offline playback on Apple Watch available for Pandora Plus and Pandora Premium…

Chris Welch / The Verge : Pandora's latest iOS update includes an Apple Watch app, with offline playback on Apple Watch available for Pandora Plus and Pandora Premium subscribers   —  Pandora's latest version of its iOS app includes a “brand new, built-from-the-ground-up app that's seamlessly integrated into the Apple Watch experience.”

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Amazon SVP Dave Limp talks about company’s strategy for Alexa, says 100M+ devices with Alexa on board have been sold to date (Dieter Bohn/The Verge)

Dieter Bohn / The Verge : Amazon SVP Dave Limp talks about company's strategy for Alexa, says 100M+ devices with Alexa on board have been sold to date   —  More than 100 million devices with Alexa on board have been sold.  That's the all-too-rare actual number that Amazon's SVP of devices and services, Dave Limp, revealed to me earlier this week.

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