June 7, 2019

Fri. 06/07 - Walmart Wants To Deliver to Your... Fridge...


Now you can’t get Facebook on new Huawei phones, Barnes and Noble waives the white flag, WarnerMedia abandons that tiered streaming plan idea, Walmart wants to deliver directly to your refrigerator and the weekend longreads suggestions. Sponsors: Tiny.website Pantheon.io/ride Vistaprint.com/RIDE Links: Exclusive: Facebook suspends app pre-installs on Huawei phones (Reuters) Elliott Management to acquire Barnes & Noble for $683 million (CNBC) Amazon’s Home Surveillance Company Is Putting Suspected Petty Thieves in its Advertisements (Motherboard) AT&T Eyes $16- to $17-a-Month Streaming Service in Strategy Shift (WSJ) Walmart employees will soon deliver groceries directly into your fridge (The Verge) Weekend Longreads Suggestions: New Evidence Suggests Satoshi Nakamoto Is Paul Solotshi, The Creator Of Encryption Software E4M And TrueCrypt (InvestInBlockchain.com) The Stanford connections behind Latin America's multibillion-dollar startup renaissance (TechCrunch) When Grown-Ups Get Caught in Teens’ AirDrop Crossfire (The Atlantic) Buildings Can Be Designed to Withstand Earthquakes. Why Doesn’t the U.S. Build More of Them? (NYTimes) The Big Challenge for Policy Makers: Policing American Tech Giants (WSJ) Not Your Daddy’s Regulation: Tech Giants Face A Complicated Reckoning In Washington (BuzzFeed.news) The Day When Computers Can Break All Encryption Is Coming (WSJ)