Is Telegram the new refuge for pirated content, more police departments buy a device to unlock iPhones, Chinese cops use facial recognition to pick criminals out of crowds, more leaks of upcoming Gmail features, the long reads suggestions, and how Instagram might be making poetry popular again. Stories:Telegram is the Hot New Source for Pirated Content (The Outline)Cops Around the Country Can Now Unlock iPhones, Records Show (Motherboard) LongReads:Web apps are only getting better (The Verge)In pursuit of the perfect AI voice (Engadget)Silicon Valley Powered American Tech Dominance—Now It Has a Challenger (WSJ)Arcade fame turns to infamy as Billy Mitchell's record-setting Donkey Kong score is invalidated (TechCrunch) Credits: Produced by @brianmcc and the @techmeme staff Music by @jpschwinghamer
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