Techmeme
June 3, 2015, 12:25 AM

Top News

Spencer Soper / Bloomberg Business:
Amazon offers free shipping to all customers on small goods without requiring a minimum order  —  Amazon Debuts Free Shipping on Small Goods Without Minimum Order  —  Not just for Prime members  —  Amazon.com Inc. is introducing free shipping on thousands of popular, smaller items …
Chao Wang / Pinterest:
Pinterest to launch Buyable Pins in US to let you buy pinned products without leaving the app  —  Coming soon: Buyable Pins!  —  We're always looking for ways to help you go out and do the creative ideas you Pin—whether that's figuring out the ingredients for a new dish or installing an app to mix up your workouts.
Eran Megiddo / The Official Microsoft Blog:
Microsoft confirms it has bought 6Wunderkinder, maker of the Wunderlist to-do list app  —  Welcome 6Wunderkinder!  Microsoft acquires Wunderlist  —  What's better than completing that last important task on your to-do list?  Doing so with a beautiful and useful productivity app.
Paul Thurrott / Thurrott.com:
Skype Wi-Fi rebranding as Microsoft Wi-Fi, with 10M hotspots worldwide, available to individuals on a pay-as-you-go basis and to Office 365 Enterprise customers  —  Microsoft to Rebrand Skype Wi-Fi as Microsoft Wi-Fi, Expand to Office 365  —  Microsoft hasn't announced this yet …
Matthew Panzarino / TechCrunch:
Tim Cook talks data encryption and criticizes competitors' stances on customer privacy at Washington event  —  Apple's Tim Cook Delivers Blistering Speech On Encryption, Privacy  —  Yesterday evening, Apple CEO Tim Cook was honored for ‘corporate leadership’ during EPIC's Champions of Freedom event in Washington.
Peter Bright / Ars Technica:
Microsoft bringing SSH to Windows and PowerShell  —  Will contribute to OpenSSH to make it run well on Windows.  —  SSH, or secure shell, is the mainstay of remote access and administration in the Linux world, and the lack of any straightforward equivalent has always been an awkward feature of the Windows world.
TechCrunch:
Instagram Beefs Up Ads With App Install And Buy Buttons, Interest Targeting, API  —  Instagram is ready to make some serious money.  After a year and half of format experiments and basic targeting, Instagram is giving advertisers much more powerful tools.  Those include “Shop Now” …
Juli Clover / MacRumors:
First HomeKit-Compatible Products Launching Today, Led by Lutron, iHome and Elgato  —  Ahead of Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference, several of the company's HomeKit partners are today announcing the availability of the first HomeKit-compatible products.
Christine Magee / TechCrunch:
Udemy raises $65M Series D led by Stripes Group to more quickly grow Udemy for Business  —  Udemy Raises Another $65 Million To Help Anyone Learn Anything  —  Udemy, the online education marketplace that wants to help anyone learn anything, has pulled in $65 million in new venture funding.
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Imgur introduces promoted posts, releases fully native Android app, updated iOS app with upload feature coming soon  —  Imgur Introduces Native Ads On The Web And Overhauls Its Android App  —  There's lots of news from Imgur, one of the internet's most popular places for funny images and GIFs, today.
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Google plans expansion of Baseline Study for later this year with Study Kit apps that enable collection of health data on iOS, Android, and Chrome  —  Google Tests ‘Study Kit’ Apps To Collect Health Data Before Wider Launch Of Baseline Study This Year  —  In July 2014, Google announced Baseline Study …
More: The Verge
Robin Sidel / Wall Street Journal:
Biggest MasterCard issuers reject $19M settlement with Target over hacked credit-card data  —  Biggest MasterCard Issuers Scuttled Deal on Target Data Breach  —  Citigroup, Capital One and J.P. Morgan Chase vetoed MasterCard's deal with Target over hacked credit-card data
More: Fortune and SC MagazineTweets: @benthompson
Adam Gross / Facebook Developers:
Facebook to remove support for SHA-1 certificate signatures Oct. 1, will require SHA-2  —  Moving to a More Secure Standard: Please Update your Apps To Support Certificates Signed with SHA-2  —  As part of our commitments to helping developers build secure apps and protecting the people who use Facebook …
Brian Fung / Washington Post:
AT&T is prepared to abide by the new net neutrality rules under the DirecTV deal  —  Randall Stephenson, chief executive of AT&T Inc., speaks during a House Judiciary Subcommittee hearing in Washington last summer.  (Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg)  —  In a few weeks, federal regulators are likely …

Sponsor Posts

Microsoft:
Financial services industry banks on the Microsoft Cloud  —  Examples of scenarios and solutions companies are implementing to drive their digital transformation.
eero:
eero data report  —  Read about trends in connected device adoption, usage patterns and behaviors from 10 major metropolitan areas.
Intercom:
From signed up to satisfied  —  Getting new users is easy; keeping them is hard.  Join Intercom co-founder Des Traynor as he explains how to bridge the gap between a company's initial traction and sustained success.
Zoho:
Introducing Zoho ShowTime's Open Mic: Let your learners have their say!  —  Traditional classroom training has always enjoyed one significant advantage over virtual training - the personal touch.
Worldpay:
Join us at the Web Executive Forum on Nov 8th  —  We're moderating an awesome panel on the future of web payments.  See the full event agenda and register here.
 

About This Page

This is a Techmeme archive page. It shows how the site appeared at 12:25 AM ET, June 3, 2015.

The most current version of the site as always is available at our home page. To view an earlier snapshot click here and then modify the date indicated.

More News

Natt Garun / The Next Web:
Takashi Mochizuki / Wall Street Journal:

Earlier Picks

Adrian Kingsley-Hughes / ZDNet:
Sebastian Anthony / Ars Technica UK: