Chroma’s top picks from today’s tech news

Chroma’s top picks from today’s tech news

Tuesday, January 8

Good morning readers! Here are Chroma’s top picks from today’s tech news. Enjoy the read and follow us for more on our LinkedIn page.

  1. CES 2019: Samsung adds rival Apple’s iTunes to smart TVs. The move was “a true first”, senior Samsung executive Dave Das told the CES tech show in Las Vegas.

  2. Amazon becomes most valuable US company for first time. It became the highest valued US public company by market capitalization on Monday with a valuation of $797 billion. This is the first time the e-commerce company has claimed this title.

  3. Facebook to face bigger problems in 2019, warns analyst. Already mired in controversies, social networking giant Facebook should brace itself for another tough year as its revenue growth faces risk due to increased scrutiny of the platform’s usage by marketers, according to Pivotal Research analyst Brian Wieser.

  4. Apple trolls tech industry with huge billboard advertising iPhone privacy outside CES conference. Apple has bought a huge billboard at the world’s biggest gadget show to troll the rest of the tech industry.
  5. Police to get new powers to tackle illegal drone use. The area around airports where drones are banned from flying will also be extended, and from 30 November operators of drones between 250g and 20kg will need to be registered.