March 15, 2019

Fri. 03/15 - Does Chris Cox’s departure from Facebook mean the pivot is real?


Does Chris Cox’s departure from Facebook mean the pivot is real, Apple responds to Spotify’s complaint, and of course, the weekend longreads suggestions. Sponsors: DataDogHQ.com/ridehome techmeme.robinhood.com Links: FACEBOOK’S HEAD OF PRODUCT LEAVES AFTER PRIVACY PIVOT (Wired) As Mark Zuckerberg Tightens Grip on Facebook, 2 Top Deputies Leave (NYTimes) Addressing Spotify’s claims (Apple Newsroom) The New Zealand Massacre Was Made to Go Viral (NYTimes) Weekend Longreads Suggestions: ‘We Know Them. We Trust Them.’ Uber and Airbnb Alumni Fuel Tech’s Next Wave. (NYTimes) DeepMind and Google: the battle to control artificial intelligence (1843) Foursquare’s first decade, from viral hit to real business and beyond (Fast Company) Meet The Billionaire Who Defied Amazon And Built Wish, The World’s Most-Downloaded E-Commerce App (Forbes) How to Stop Your Roommates From Messing With Your Amazon Echo (Lifehacker)