May 31, 2019

Fri. 05/31 - Does Amazon Want To Be A Mobile Carrier?


Might Amazon get into the cellular carrier game and thus make a Sprint/T-Mobile merger more palatable? Uber’s first quarterly report as a public company, what to expect from WWDC next week, and of course, the weekend longreads suggestions. Sponsors: HappyCog.com/ride Mealime.com Links: Exclusive: Amazon interested in buying Boost from T-Mobile, Sprint - sources (Reuters) Uber stock rises as net losses match expectations (CNBC) APPLE WWDC 2019: MAC PRO, IOS 13, MARZIPAN, AND WHAT ELSE TO EXPECT (The Verge) Weekend Longreads Suggestions: Product Breakfast Club podcast The unlikely origins of USB, the port that changed everything (Fast Company) Bing turns 10: Why it’s been more disruptive than you think (Search Engine Land) The Collapsing Crime Rates of the ’90s Might Have Been Driven by Cellphones (The Atlantic) This ID Scanner Company is Collecting Sensitive Data on Millions of Bargoers (OneZero) AT&T Has Become a New Kind of Media Giant (Fortune) The case for caseless iPhones (Vox) Disney’s Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge theme park lands, explained (Polygon)