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Intel says its XMM 8160 5G modem available to manufacturers in H2 2019, six months ahead of schedule, with devices using it expected to ship starting…

Corinne Reichert / ZDNet : Intel says its XMM 8160 5G modem available to manufacturers in H2 2019, six months ahead of schedule, with devices using it expected to ship starting in H1 2020   —  Intel said it has pushed the launch of a 5G modem forward by six months, with the product to become available to device manufacturers in the second half of next year.

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Intel says it will make its XMM 8160 5G modem available to manufacturers in H2 2019, six months ahead of schedule, with devices using it shipping in…

Corinne Reichert / ZDNet : Intel says it will make its XMM 8160 5G modem available to manufacturers in H2 2019, six months ahead of schedule, with devices using it shipping in H1 2020   —  Intel said it has pushed the launch of a 5G modem forward by six months, with the product to become available to device manufacturers in the second half of next year.

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GM says it will allow non-GM branded vehicles on its Maven peer-to-peer car sharing platform by mid-2019 (Kirsten Korosec/TechCrunch)

Kirsten Korosec / TechCrunch : GM says it will allow non-GM branded vehicles on its Maven peer-to-peer car sharing platform by mid-2019   —  GM's car-sharing subsidiary Maven is undergoing another expansion.  This time, it's not just to a new city.  —  Maven plans to open up its new peer-to-peer car rental service to allow owners to rent out non-GM vehicles.

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Google open-sources AI algorithms that its researchers say can distinguish between voices with 92% accuracy (Kyle Wiggers/VentureBeat)

Kyle Wiggers / VentureBeat : Google open-sources AI algorithms that its researchers say can distinguish between voices with 92% accuracy   —  Diarization — the process of partitioning out a speech sample into distinctive, homogeneous segments according to who said what — doesn't come as easy to machines as it does to humans …

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Firefox debuts Price Wise, an experimental price-tracking plug-in that lets users add products from Amazon, Best Buy, eBay, Walmart, Home Depot to a…

Paul Sawers / VentureBeat : Firefox debuts Price Wise, an experimental price-tracking plug-in that lets users add products from Amazon, Best Buy, eBay, Walmart, Home Depot to a watch list   —  Mozilla is introducing a duo of new experimental Firefox features today as part of its Test Pilot program.

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France’s Macron releases an international pact on cyber warfare and security principles that over 50 nations have signed, but not the US, UK, Russia,…

Joe Uchill / Axios : France's Macron releases an international pact on cyber warfare and security principles that over 50 nations have signed, but not the US, UK, Russia, or China   —  French President Emmanuel Macron released a international agreement on cybersecurity principles Monday as part of the Paris Peace Forum.

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YouTube CEO says open platforms hosting content can not be expected to enforce EU’s Article 13 copyright restrictions and none will take the financial…

Susan Wojcicki / YouTube Creator Blog : YouTube CEO says open platforms hosting content can not be expected to enforce EU's Article 13 copyright restrictions and none will take the financial risk   —  This op-ed originally appeared in the Financial Times.  —  Creativity has long been a guiding force in my life …

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Google says Gboard on Android can now use AI to suggest GIFs, emoji, and stickers that are “related to your conversation”, available globally in…

The Keyword : Google says Gboard on Android can now use AI to suggest GIFs, emoji, and stickers that are “related to your conversation”, available globally in English   —  We communicate in pictures more than ever before.  Emoji, stickers, or GIFs often get your point across better than just words.

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As companies seek more direct ways to engage customers, ad agencies like WPP face increased competition from tech consultants like Accenture,…

Stephen Wilmot / Wall Street Journal : As companies seek more direct ways to engage customers, ad agencies like WPP face increased competition from tech consultants like Accenture, Deloitte, and IBM   —  The shift from ads to digital marketing is setting up a fight between ad agencies and tech consultants

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Infineon to acquire Dresden-based Siltectra for €124M, will use startup’s Cold Split technology to split wafers, thus doubling the number of…

David Manners / Electronics Weekly : Infineon to acquire Dresden-based Siltectra for €124M, will use startup's Cold Split technology to split wafers, thus doubling the number of chips on them   —  Infineon has bought Siltectra of Dresden, a start-up with an innovative technology (Cold Split) to process crystal material efficiently and with minimal loss of material.

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Smart speakers changed audio consumption habits and boosted sales of smart home devices, but hopes for adoption in areas like shopping have not panned…

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.

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Framer, an Amsterdam-based UI prototyping platform, raises $24M Series B led by Atomico, with Accel and AngelList participating (Paul…

Paul Sawers / VentureBeat : Framer, an Amsterdam-based UI prototyping platform, raises $24M Series B led by Atomico, with Accel and AngelList participating   —  Dutch design prototyping startup Framer has raised $24 million in a series B round of funding led by Atomico, with participation from Accel and AngelList.

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Sources: Imran Khan, formerly second-in-command at Snap, is working on a new e-commerce startup due to launch next year (Kurt Wagner/Recode)

Kurt Wagner / Recode : Sources: Imran Khan, formerly second-in-command at Snap, is working on a new e-commerce startup due to launch next year   —  Khan plans to launch a new shopping platform in 2019.  —  Imran Khan, who spent the past four years as the top business executive at Snapchat's parent company, Snap …

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Netflix execs talk about plans to boost international growth, want to experiment with lower-priced subscriptions in countries with lower per-capita…

Lucas Shaw / Bloomberg : Netflix execs talk about plans to boost international growth, want to experiment with lower-priced subscriptions in countries with lower per-capita income   —  - Streaming service wants to experiment with prices, CEO says  — Service has announced 17 new shows from five Asian countries

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