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Interview with Arm CEO and CTO on its hiring spree at SoftBank’s direction, plans for the future, and becoming a public company again in about five…

Bloomberg : Interview with Arm CEO and CTO on its hiring spree at SoftBank's direction, plans for the future, and becoming a public company again in about five years   —  - Chip designer seeking to expand from dominance in phones  — Company laying groundwork for return to public markets

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Apple says HomePod will become officially available in China and Hong Kong on January 18 for RMB 2,799, or ~$414 (Chance Miller/9to5Mac)

Chance Miller / 9to5Mac : Apple says HomePod will become officially available in China and Hong Kong on January 18 for RMB 2,799, or ~$414   —  Apple has announced today that HomePod will be available in China starting on Friday, January 18th.  Apple teased last month that HomePod was coming to China in “early 2019,” but now we have an official release date.

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UK engineers have finished building Quantum, the first fully software-defined communications satellite that can be reprogrammed in orbit, launching…

Jonathan Amos / BBC : UK engineers have finished building Quantum, the first fully software-defined communications satellite that can be reprogrammed in orbit, launching this year   —  UK engineers have completed the build of the novel Quantum satellite.  —  The telecommunications platform will be the first fully software-defined spacecraft.

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China’s new guidelines for short video apps ban 100 types of inappropriate content, say that platforms should review every piece of content that goes…

Financial Times : China's new guidelines for short video apps ban 100 types of inappropriate content, say that platforms should review every piece of content that goes online   —  China's wildly popular short-video apps, such as Tik Tok, will now be held responsible for all “harmful” content posted by users …

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Plex is in talks to offer ad-supported movies and more premium subscriptions as soon as this year, taking on Roku Channel and Amazon Prime Video…

Sarah Perez / TechCrunch : Plex is in talks to offer ad-supported movies and more premium subscriptions as soon as this year, taking on Roku Channel and Amazon Prime Video Channels   —  Media software maker Plex is preparing to take on The Roku Channel and Amazon Prime Video Channels, possibly as soon as this year.

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A Facebook ad campaign associating Roy Moore with calls for a state alcohol ban during Alabama’s Senate race was a false flag operation by Democratic…

New York Times : A Facebook ad campaign associating Roy Moore with calls for a state alcohol ban during Alabama's Senate race was a false flag operation by Democratic activists   —  The “Dry Alabama” Facebook page, illustrated with stark images of car wrecks and videos of families ruined by drink …

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Cryptocurrency exchange Kraken says it has received 475 law enforcement inquiries in 2018 compared to 160 in 2017; 315 of the inquiries came from US…

Adrian Zmudzinski / Cointelegraph.com News : Cryptocurrency exchange Kraken says it has received 475 law enforcement inquiries in 2018 compared to 160 in 2017; 315 of the inquiries came from US agencies   —  Cryptocurrency exchange Kraken has received nearly three times more law enforcement inquiries in 2018 than in 2017, the exhange reported in a tweet Jan. 5.

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Netflix has released about 345 original series, movies, and other productions in 2018, which comes to an estimated 90K minutes or 1,500 hours of…

Ashley Rodriguez / Quartz : Netflix has released about 345 original series, movies, and other productions in 2018, which comes to an estimated 90K minutes or 1,500 hours of content   —  Netflix released a ridiculous amount of original programming in 2018.  How ridiculous?  By Quartz's measure, the streaming-video giant put …

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Netflix has released about 345 original series, movies, and other productions in 2018, which comes to an estimated 90,000 minutes or 1,500 hours of…

Ashley Rodriguez / Quartz : Netflix has released about 345 original series, movies, and other productions in 2018, which comes to an estimated 90,000 minutes or 1,500 hours of content   —  Netflix released a ridiculous amount of original programming in 2018.  How ridiculous?  By Quartz's measure …

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NSA to open source its GHIDRA reverse engineering tool that breaks down executable files into assembly code that can then be analyzed by humans…

Catalin Cimpanu / ZDNet : NSA to open source its GHIDRA reverse engineering tool that breaks down executable files into assembly code that can then be analyzed by humans   —  GHIDRA is written in Java and works on Windows, Mac, and Linux.  —  The US National Security Agency will release a free reverse engineering tool …

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Samsung’s 2018 and 2019 TV models will be able to access iTunes content directly via a dedicated app and support Apple’s AirPlay 2 wireless streaming…

Jon Porter / The Verge : Samsung's 2018 and 2019 TV models will be able to access iTunes content directly via a dedicated app and support Apple's AirPlay 2 wireless streaming standard   —  Coming to all 2018 and 2019 TVs along with AirPlay 2  —  Samsung's 2018 and 2019 range of televisions will be able to access …

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Acer’s first AMD Chromebook comes with a 15.6-inch display, AMD A4 or A6 CPUs, integrated Radeon graphics, and up to 8GB of RAM, starting at $280…

Mark Hachman / PCWorld : Acer's first AMD Chromebook comes with a 15.6-inch display, AMD A4 or A6 CPUs, integrated Radeon graphics, and up to 8GB of RAM, starting at $280   —  Acer's Chromebook 315 continues the company's tradition of affordable, intriguing Chromebooks, with several points of interest.

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