March 20, 2019

Wed. 03/20 - Give Us More, Santa Tim!


The EU Commission hits Google with another billion Euro fine, Santa Tim had another surprise for us this morning with next generation AirPods, and in fact, it was a day of quiet upgrades, to the Oculus Rift, to the Kindle, even to Facebook Messenger. Also, MoviePass brings back it’s unlimited plan… for now. Sponsors: Metalab.co DataDogHQ.com/ridehome Links: Google hit with €1.5 billion antitrust fine by EU (The Verge) Facebook Halts Ad Targeting Cited in Bias Complaints (NYTimes) AirPods, the world’s most popular wireless headphones, are getting even better (Apple Newsroom) The Oculus Rift S is real and arrives in spring for $399 (TechCrunch) Amazon’s entry-level Kindle gets a light and a higher price tag (The Verge) Facebook Messenger now has message threads (VentureBeat) MoviePass’ unlimited plan is back and at the original price — for now (Polygon) All 88 companies from Y Combinator's W19 Demo Day 2 (TechCrunch) New York City is finally getting its own self-driving shuttle service (The Verge)

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