Motherboard shames the telecom companies into not selling us out, shareholders are suing Alphabet’s board, the government shutdown claims more tech victims, Apple says, “We can add more cameras also!” and the weekend longreads suggestions.
I Gave a Bounty Hunter $300. Then He Located Our Phone (Motherboard)
AT&T says it’ll stop selling your location data, amid calls for a federal investigation (Washington Post)
Google Board Sued for Hushing Claims of Executive Misconduct (Bloomberg)
Government shutdown: TLS certificates not renewed, many websites are down (ZDNet)
Apple Plans Three New iPhones This Year, Plays Catch-Up on Cameras (WSJ)
Amazon Developing Game Streaming Service (The Information)
The Smart Touch Weekend Longreads:
Demon Underneath: John DeLorean and the Invention of the Future (The Outline)
The Rise and Demise of RSS (Motherboard)
Pitchfork’s Ryan Schreiber shaped Internet music journalism and now leaves it behind (Los Angeles Times)
Inside look at modern web browser (part 1) (Developers.Google)
The Race to Diagnose Cancer With a Simple Blood Test (2069 - Medium)
Lasers vs. Microwaves: The Billion-Dollar Bet on the Future of Magnetic Storage (ieee Spectrum)
PREPARING FOR Y2038 (ALREADY?!) (blogs.akamai)
VOTE FOR THE RIDE HOME FOR BUZZFEED'S 2019 PODCAST LIST
Or: email email@example.com and make sure "podcast" is in the subject line. Thx!
Support Brian's work on the Techmeme Ride Home directly!
For just $5/month, you can subscribe to the ad-free Premium feed.
Full details at tech.supercast.com
Thank you for your support of Brian and the Techmeme Ride Home!