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Travis Kalanick, in a company-wide memo leaked to Kara Swisher: First, Eric Holder, former US Attorney General under President Obama, and Tammy Albarran — both partners at the leading law firm Covington & Burling — will conduct an independent...Show More Summary
Ashley Carman, writing for The Verge: After a month and a half of letting its Hawkeye phone flounder on Kickstarter, ZTE is finally ending the campaign. It received $36,245 out of its $500,000 funding goal. In a post on the Kickstarter...Show More Summary
Most interesting thing I learned over the weekend: there’s a delightful ANSI standard for dry martinis — 16 to 1 ratio of gin to vermouth. (Thanks to Jim Lipsey.) ?
Susan J. Fowler, now an engineer at Stripe, on her year at Uber: Uber was a pretty good-sized company at that time, and I had pretty standard expectations of how they would handle situations like this. I expected that I would reportShow More Summary
“I don’t know, go check Wikipedia” is a much better response than a wrong answer.
David Wondrich, writing for The Daily Beast: I hate barstools. OK, let me amend that. I like them well enough at 2:15 on a Tuesday afternoon, when you can pull one up, lay a stack of bills on the bar and let the afternoon pad away on quiet cat feet of jukebox C&W and Crown Royal. But when 6:30 p.m. Show More Summary
Matthew Garrahan, reporting for The Financial Times: The iPhone maker has been stalking Hollywood for more than a year, alking to leading industry players while it tries to formulate a cogent video strategy. It has considered a range...Show More Summary
If a large corporation can be described as a homebody, Apple is it. And San Francisco is not Apple’s home turf.
Apple’s Beats acquisition suggests the opposite of this article’s central thesis: Apple is better off not working with investment bankers even for a $3 billion deal.
We’re down to two mobile OSes: Android (82 percent) and iOS (18 percent). ?
Rogue Amoeba: From SoundSource’s menu bar icon, you can instantly configure the audio devices your Mac uses for Input, Output and Sound Effects. In seconds, you can adjust the volume for each of your audio devices or switch between connected devices. Show More Summary
Nothing groundbreaking, but a nice preview of Apple Music’s two upcoming original shows: Planet of the Apps and Carpool Karaoke. I see a lot of griping on Twitter that Planet of the Apps looks corny / phony / cheesy / whatever. Of course it does. Show More Summary
The Macalope, responding to Ian Bogost’s “The Myth of Apple’s Great Design”: The Macalope has made this point before but it’s one Bogost seems not to get: Apple products are never perfect, because we do not live in a world of perfect celestial spheres. Show More Summary
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Alistair Barr and Mark Bergen, reporting for Bloomberg: For the past year, Google’s car project has been a talent sieve, hanks to leadership changes, strategy doubts, new startup dreams and rivals luring self-driving technology experts. Show More Summary
Paul Kafasis, Rogue Amoeba: Our charmingly simple audio recording app Piezo was originally distributed in both the Mac App Store and via direct sales, but it has since left the App Store. After seeing Kapeli’s chart, I was curious about the App Store’s impact on Piezo’s sales. Show More Summary
For your weekend audio enjoyment, a new episode of America’s favorite three-star podcast. Special guest John Moltz returns to the show. Topics include: ????????, iPad vs. Mac for productivity (and why the iPad isn’t a self-sufficient platform),...Show More Summary
Apple needs to do what it has always down. They need to invent their future, not buy it.
Matthew Zeitlin, reporting for BuzzFeed: Last week, Georgia Republican Sen. David Perdue introduced a resolution in Congress, alongside other Republicans including his fellow Georgian Johnny Isakson, to throw out a new package of rules...Show More Summary
Cecilia Kang, reporting for The New York Times: In his first days as President Trump’s pick to lead the Federal Communications Commission, Ajit Pai has aggressively moved to roll back consumer protection regulations created during the Obama presidency. Mr. Show More Summary