This Week In Tech 11/10-11/16/2019

This week Disney+ launched, Apple announced some new hardware, Microsoft held their xO conference, and, Twitters new policy on political advertising

On Tuesday, Disney launched their long-awaited streaming service Disney+ in the US, Canada and, The Netherlands after some technical difficulties. On Thursday, Disney announced that they surpassed 10M subscribers.

Apple Announcements

On Wednesday, Apple announced some new hardware in a blog post. The first thing they announced is a new Macbook Pro. The base model has a 16-inch screen, 16GB of DDR4 RAM, an Intel i9 processor, a Radeon Pro 5300M with 4GB of GDDR6 memory and a 512GB SSD. It starts at $2399 US in stores now. They also announced in a different post that the previously announced Research app is now available.


At X019 Microsoft announced that xCloud will be coming out next year and so will a few games including Minecraft Dungeons and a few others (See Post Here).


A week or two ago Jack Dorcey announced that Twitter will stop allowing political advertising in a tweet-storm. On Friday twitter released a blog post detailing the official policy changes.

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