Amazon wants all Prime deliveries to be one-day shipping, Slack files for its IPO and Uber sets its price range, someone with a personal vendetta to fix Gmail and of course, the Weekend Longreads Suggestions.
Amazon smashes earnings expectations (CNBC)
Slack files to go public, revealing $400 million in revenue and $139 million in losses (CNBC)
Uber sets IPO terms, could be valued at $84 billion (Axios)
Regulators Around the World Are Circling Facebook (NYTimes)
The former lead designer of Gmail just fixed Gmail on his own (Fast Company)
Weekend Longreads Suggestions:
How Fortnite’s success led to months of intense crunch at Epic Games (Polygon)
Red Dead Redemption 2: six months later (Polygon)
WE’VE BEEN WARNED ABOUT AI AND MUSIC FOR OVER 50 YEARS, BUT NO ONE’S PREPARED (TheVerge)
How the Kleiner Perkins Empire Fell (Fortune)
These home security startups aren’t afraid of Amazon and Google (Fast Company)
Amazon Has Gone From Neutral Platform to Cutthroat Competitor, Say Open Source Developers (OneZero)
I Sell Onions on the Internet (Deep South Ventures)
Subscribe to the ad-free feed!
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.tech
Thank you for your support of Brian and the Techmeme Ride Home!