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Andy Abramson - Issue #418

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Lots of news today..first is the secrets not being kept around Amazon's HQ....next is E911 and Alexa.
 
November 7 · Issue #418 · View online
Andy Abramson
Lots of news today..first is the secrets not being kept around Amazon’s HQ….next is E911 and Alexa….How Whole Foods is doing…The way you walk may be your new ID….Prepaid data is getting cheaper from T-Mobile and Verizon…,Sprint ups hotspot limits…Gigsky joins Apple’s eSIM program…Google Maps may add speed traps and crashes…..Chromebooks want you to give it the finger…Google wants to predict restaurant quality….Apple loses value…..Samsung folds…..Fiverr actor bounced…..Those stories and more are all here today, in THE COMUNICANO!!!

Amazon Watch
Visions of a Tech Hub? Landing Amazon Is Just a Start
Losers in Amazon Sweepstakes Aren’t Ready to Throw In the Towel
On the Record: How Whole Foods has affected the grocery business one year after the Amazon deal
Alexa Can Do Many Things But Won’t Call 911
Why Amazon and Other Tech Companies May Be Poised to Upend Spotify
Privacy Watch
Chinese 'gait recognition' tech IDs people by how they walk
Mobile Watch
T-Mobile offering prepaid plan with unlimited LTE data for $50 per month
Verizon rolls out new prepaid plans with lower prices and more data
Sprint ups mobile hotspot limits to 50GB, launches faster 4G network
GigSky Makes Signing Up for iPhone Dual-SIM Plans Really Easy
Google Watch
Pixel Slate orders begin, release date confirmed as November 22
Google is testing crash and speed trap reporting in Maps
Two more Chromebooks to gain fingerprint sensors as trend moves beyond Pixel Slate
Google model identifies restaurants that could give you food poisoning
Apple Watch
Apple is no longer a $1 trillion company
Apple tells suppliers to cut down expectations for iPhone XR orders
Samsung Watch
Watch Samsung Unveil Its Folding Galaxy F Smartphone
YouTube Watch
YouTube’s favorite Fiverr actor is banned from the service
Qualcomm Watch
U.S. court rules Qualcomm must license technology to rivals
5G Watch
Inside T-Mobile's 5G Network Plans
Altice CEO: 5G won’t be a threat to cable for ‘an extremely long time’
Wi-Fi Watch
Wi-Fi Provider Gogo Is Hurt By American Airlines' Tough Tactics
SF Watch
Updated: San Francisco passed a first-of-its-kind tax on big businesses — like Square and Stripe — to help the homeless
Scooter Watch
Raleigh electric scooter rules for Bird, Lime reviewed
Briefing: Former Tesla Exec Hired to Lead Lyft’s Bikes, Scooters Division
Ride Sharing Watch
How popular are Uber and Lyft in Seattle? Ridership numbers kept secret until recently give us a clue
Messaging Watch
Microsoft is ramping out its rollout of its Kaizala group-communications app
Odds & Ends
How luxury brands use the psychology of sound to make you fall in love with their products
Boeing reportedly set to issue warning about 737 MAX
A Runway Train Traveled 57 Miles Through Australia's Outback
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