The Facebook cryptocurrency could be here in about six months, SpaceX launches its first batch of internet satellites, iFixit tears down the MacBook keyboard tweaks, the robots are coming for MLB umpires, and a supersized weekend longreads segment.
Facebook plans to launch 'GlobalCoin' currency in 2020 (BBC News)
SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket deals out a deck of 60 Starlink internet satellites (GeekWire)
Apple’s keyboard ‘material’ changes on the new MacBook Pro are minor at best (The Verge)
Robot umpires are coming to baseball (Axios)
The Weekend Longreads:
Special report - Hobbling Huawei: Inside the U.S. war on China's tech giant (Reuters)
WeWork Wants to Become Its Own Landlord With Latest Spending Spree (Bloomberg BusinessWeek)
How Silicon Valley gamed Europe’s privacy rules (Politico)
AFTER 15 YEARS, THE PIRATE BAY STILL CAN’T BE KILLED (Mel)
One Inventor’s Race to Manage His Parkinson’s Disease With an App (OneZero)
Business Bets on a Quantum Leap (Fortune)
Can AI escape our control and destroy us? (Popular Science)
The Dark Forest Theory of the Internet (OneZero)
A Revolution In Your Pocket (RBS.io)
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