Aug. 1, 2019

Thu. 08/01 - Chips Get Faster, Scooters Get Rugged-er

Intel’s faster new chips, Bird’s more durable new scooters, Samsung’s new lack of a headphone jack, Cisco settles with the government, IBM’s facing an age discrimination lawsuit, Cloudflare’s planning an IPO and the new season of Fortnite.




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