June 21, 2019

Fri. 06/21 - Google Abandons Tablets

Google is getting out of the tablet business, there’s a MacBook Pro recall but not because of keyboard issues, a startup is aiming to disrupt the billable hour in the legal space, the world’s “first” electric plane is here, and, of course, the weekend longreads suggestions. Sponsors: Castro Lighstream.com/ride Links: Google's officially done making its own tablets (Computerworld) GOOGLE WAS NEVER REALLY SERIOUS ABOUT TABLETS (The Verge) Apple launches recall program for select MacBook Pros due to battery safety concerns (9to5Mac) FASTEST MOBILE NETWORKS 2019 (PC Mag) The boring genius of how Atrium kills legal busy work (TechCrunch) Why the age of electric flight is finally upon us (BBC News) The Weekend Longreads Suggestions: THEY WELCOMED A ROBOT INTO THEIR FAMILY, NOW THEY’RE MOURNING ITS DEATH (The Verge) Apple, Google, and Facebook Are Raiding Animal Research Labs (Bloomberg Businessweek) How Much of Google’s Search Traffic is Left for Anyone But Themselves? (SparkToro) Don’t Know Which Toaster to Buy? There’s a Website for That. (The Ringer) Using CRISPR to resurrect the dead (CNet) The fake French minister in a silicone mask who stole millions (BBC News) Subscribe to the ad-free feed!

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