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Google Assistant-supported car devices announced: Anker’s $50 Roav Bolt USB charger with Bluetooth 5.0 and JBL’s $60 Link Drive, both shipping this…

Nick Statt / The Verge : Google Assistant-supported car devices announced: Anker's $50 Roav Bolt USB charger with Bluetooth 5.0 and JBL's $60 Link Drive, both shipping this spring   —  Anker added Amazon Alexa to its Roav Viva charger a year ago, and now it offers Google, too  —  Amazon's Alexa got a head start …

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Comcast now offers Xfinity customers additional security protection on home networks for $5.99/month with xFi Advanced Security, which can quarantine…

Chaim Gartenberg / The Verge : Comcast now offers Xfinity customers additional security protection on home networks for $5.99/month with xFi Advanced Security, which can quarantine devices   —  Better internet protection, for a price  —  Comcast has announced a new service as part of its Xfinity xFi internet platform at CES 2019 …

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A look at Joel Kaplan’s growing sway at Facebook as he pushed against News Feed changes designed to reduce polarization, promoted The Daily Caller…

Deepa Seetharaman / Wall Street Journal : A look at Joel Kaplan's growing sway at Facebook as he pushed against News Feed changes designed to reduce polarization, promoted The Daily Caller partnership   —  Joel Kaplan has emerged as the social-media site's protector against allegations of political bias

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Profile of Epic Systems, a privately held healthcare software company based in Wisconsin that claims to hold medical records for more than 50% of US…

Kate Kelly / New York Times : Profile of Epic Systems, a privately held healthcare software company based in Wisconsin that claims to hold medical records for more than 50% of US patients   —  The engineers at Epic Systems work on a campus full of childish whimsy but also sit in on open-heart surgery.

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How Shenzhen-based companies are branching out from making just hardware to making sophisticated products that combine hardware with software and AI…

MIT Technology Review : How Shenzhen-based companies are branching out from making just hardware to making sophisticated products that combine hardware with software and AI   —  Shenzhen flooded the world with cheap gadgets.  Can it now become what Silicon Valley never did—a global hub of innovation, entrepreneurship, and manufacturing?

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The Challenge of Eviction: Working With a Tenant Screening Agency…

Evictions and laws related to evictions continue to appear in the news and the related challenge of evictions should alert landlords and property managers to work with a well-qualified tenant... (PRWeb December 17, 2018) Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/the_challenge_of_eviction_working_with_a_tenant_screening_agency_remains_best_practice_opines_tenantscreeningusa_com/prweb15989952.htm

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With EU governments increasingly concerned about Huawei, telecoms including UK’s BT, France’s Orange, and Deutsche Telekom are reconsidering the use…

Bloomberg : With EU governments increasingly concerned about Huawei, telecoms including UK's BT, France's Orange, and Deutsche Telekom are reconsidering the use of its gear   —  - BT and Deutsche Telekom among companies distancing themselves  — Europe is the equipment maker's biggest market outside China

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Study: crypto asset service providers have 139M total users and at least 35M identity-verified users whose growth nearly doubled in first three…

Cambridge Judge Business School : Study: crypto asset service providers have 139M total users and at least 35M identity-verified users whose growth nearly doubled in first three quarters of 2018   —  Findings by the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance describe the evolution of an industry that saw big growth in 2017.

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Colin Kroll, the CEO, co-founder of HQ Trivia and co-founder of Vine, has died at 34; police source says a drug overdose is suspected (TMZ.com)

TMZ.com : Colin Kroll, the CEO, co-founder of HQ Trivia and co-founder of Vine, has died at 34; police source says a drug overdose is suspected   —  Colin Kroll, the CEO and co-founder of HQ Trivia, has died of an apparent drug overdose ... TMZ has learned.  —  Law enforcement sources tell TMZ …

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