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We know Google is hard at work on Project Stream. But the latest news might be more fake news than anything else. Let’s take a look.
Project Stream and the coming revolution in gaming:
The competition is fierce already:
📲 Android Q’s first developer preview could arrive later today (Android Authority).
🚗 Hold onto your hats: Tesla announces it won’t close retail stores, and will go back and raise prices on its cars that it slashed (Tesla). (No change to $35,000 Model 3, no price hike until March 18th. Chaos! All ahead of the big March 14th Model Y reveal.)
📌 Foursquare wants to know how creepy you think its new ‘Hypertrending’ feature is (9to5Mac)
🆕 The other smartphone business: Out of the shadow of Android (TechCrunch).
🌊 How the internet travels across oceans: ‘People think that data is in the cloud, but it’s not. It’s in the ocean.’ (NY Times) - a very nice interactive feature.
🍟 NVIDIA joins Intel in bidding war for major Israeli chip maker (Engadget).
🔉 Over a quarter of US adults now own a smart speaker, with 60% owning an Amazon Echo (Voicebot.ai).
🔨 ICYMI: Elizabeth Warren Proposes Breaking Up Tech Giants Like Amazon and Facebook (NY Times)
🚀 The Demo-1 test flight for SpaceX’s Crew Dragon was successful, with the capsule splashing down off the Florida coast (Scientific American).
📻 Quantum radio! A new quantum circuit picks up infinitesimal radio signals, may open up new opportunities in radio astronomy and medical imaging (TU Delft).
😥 The Boeing 737 MAX 8 crashed again in a tragedy that poses serious questions for Boeing (Reuters). China’s aviation regulator has grounded nearly 100 Boeing Co 737 MAX 8 aircraft operated by its airlines.
🐕 Twitter account asks the all-important video game question: Can you pet the dog? (Kotaku).
🎥 Captain Marvel review: A soaring tale of self-discovery with a '90s beat (CNET).
🤔 What is an adult life equivalent of calling your teacher "mom"? (r/askreddit).
Monday Meme is back! This one is just for those of you who played Minecraft, sorry. But the Minecraft Armor Parodies meme is a real winner!
Tristan Rayner, Senior Editor.
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