April 19, 2019

Fri. 04/19 - With Facebook, It's Eternally Groundhog Day


Facebook finds a new way to handle the privacy scandal of the day, free, ad supported music from Amazon and Google, Dieter ended up reviewing the Samsung Galaxy Fold as best he could, and of course, the Weekend Longreads Suggestions. Sponsors: Mealime Joybird.com/RIDE Links: Facebook says it stored millions of Instagram passwords unencrypted on its servers (Recode) Emtek announces they will be closing BBM consumer services on May 31 (CrackBerry) Amazon Music Launches Free Streaming Tier, Through Alexa Only (for Now) (Variety) SAMSUNG GALAXY FOLD REVIEW: BROKEN DREAM (TheVerge) Weekend Longreads Suggestions: Google Maps Is Ready to Transform the World of Superapps: A Skift Deep Dive (Skift) These Women Are Only On Facebook For The Groups (BuzzFeed News) Beyond Prime: Inside the Race to Deliver Shipments to the Moon (OneZero) Robo-Rigs: The Scientist, The Unicorn And The $700 Billion Race To Create Self-Driving Semi-Trucks (Forbes) The Coming Obsolescence of Animal Meat (The Atlantic) Russian Gamer Brothers Are the Newest Hidden Billionaires (Bloomberg)   29-year-old journalist Lyra McKee shot dead in Northern Ireland violence (CNN) Lyra McKee GoFundMe