Oct. 19, 2018
Fri. 10/19 - Google Wants China, But Will China Want Google?
Facebook makes a hire that makes British Twitter laugh, here’s how much Google’s going to charge for Android, Google wants China but does China want Google and the Weekend Longreads suggestions.
Facebook Hires Nick Clegg, Former UK Deputy Prime Minister, as Head of Global Affairs and Communications, to Succeed Elliot Schrage (Financial Times)
Twitter Suspends Pro-Saudi Bots Spreading Propaganda About the Murder of Jamal Khashoggi (Gizmodo)
Twitter Pulls Down Bot Network That Pushed Pro-Saudi Talking Points about Disappeared Journalist (NBC News)
Powerful Executives Have Stepped Away From the Saudis. Not SoftBank's. (New York Times)
Google App Suite Costs as Much as $40 Per Phone Under New EU Android Deal (The Verge)
Google Wants China. Will Chinese Users Want Google? (Wired)
The Betterment Weekend Longreads Suggestions:
Craig Newmark, Newspaper Villain, Is Working to Save Journalism (New York Times)
How the West Was Digitized: The Making of Rockstar Games’ Red Dead Redemption 2 (Vulture/New York Magazine)
Drone Journalism's Battle for Airspace (Columbia Journalism Review)
Mother Earth Mother Board (Wired)
The Prophets of Cryptocurrency Survey the Boom and Bust (The New Yorker)