Sonos launches its own streaming radio service, huge trove of Facebook accounts purchased on the dark web, Google goes with free to compete with Amazon in product search, Kickstarter is seeing a huge drop in project launches and we finally have a date for the HBO Max launch.
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Links: Sonos launches its own streaming radio service (The Verge) 267 million Facebook profiles sold for $600 on the dark web (BleepingComputer) Apple launches App Store, Music, Arcade, Podcasts, and iCloud in new countries (9to5Mac) In major shift, Google Shopping opens up to free product listings (Search Engine Land) Facebook removes some events calling for protests of stay-at-home orders (NBC News) Google's Head of Quantum Computing Hardware Resigns (Wired) WarnerMedia Sets Late May HBO Max Launch (The Hollywood Reporter) AT&T’s HBO Max Will Dive Into Crowded Streaming Market on May 27 (Bloomberg) Kickstarter plans layoffs after new projects on the site drop off by 35 percent (The Verge)
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