EMPIST Tech News Roundup: Friday, January 11, 2019

News | January 11, 2019

Top tech news of the week: Zuckerberg is making goals in 2019, Amazon has drama, and there are tons of tech updates from CES this week. Discover all this tech news and more in this week’s roundup.  

Mark Zuckerberg’s New Year’s Resolution: Host Public Discussions About Tech 

CNN | Tues Jan 8, 2019 — 2019 came with news resolutions from Mark Zuckerberg! The tech guru plans to host several public discussions regarding technology. Zuckerberg has compiled a list of people he would like to meet with, but he has yet to mention any names. What conversions do you think will come out of this movement in 2019? Read the full story >>  

 Amazon Boss Jeff Bezos and Wife MacKenzie to Divorce 

CNN | Thur Jan 10, 2019 — When you’re the richest man in the world, everything you do makes the news. Jeff Bezos and his wife MacKenzie recently announced their plans to get a divorce. Jeff and MacKenzie were married only a year after Amazon started in Bezos’ garage. Living in Seattle, assets can be split 50/50 during a divorce. The financial decisions made could greatly impact Bezos’ shares in the company and the company as a whole. Read the full story >>  

 What the Tech? Foldable Phones  

WFMZ | Thur Jan 10, 2019 — It’s time for some tech news! After years of work, Royale announced that the foldable smartphone is finally here. Making its debut at CES this week, it showcased its revolutionary flex technology. The device can complete a full back-bend without any damage to the screen. Read the full story >>  

 Dell Continues to Impress at CES 2019 

Forbes | Thur Jan 10, 2019 — Look out Apple; Dell is continuing to make moves in the technology landscape. At CES this week, Dell introduced some of its new laptops and spectators were more than impressed. One of the models that stole the show was the new Latitude 7400 2-in-1, which is considered as the world’s smallest commercial 14-inch 2-in-1. Read the full story >>  

This Reclusive Engineer Is Plotting the Death of Blockchain 

Forbes | Wed Jan 9, 2019 — After six years of dedicated work, engineer Dan Hughes built not one but two alternatives to blockchain. His goal was to design a complete transformation of data sharing globally. These findings could act as a blueprint for our future internet. Talk about tech news! Read the full story >>  


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