Techmeme
June 17, 2016, 5:35 PM

Top News

Eva Dou / Wall Street Journal:
Apple ordered to stop iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus sales in Beijing, as regulator finds it violated design patent; Apple says devices are still on sale during appeal  —  Intellectual property regulator rules the design is too similar to a Chinese phone  —  BEIJING—Beijing's intellectual property regulator …
Nathaniel Popper / New York Times:
Hacker moved $50M+ worth of Ethereum from The DAO project into an alternative wallet; the funds are frozen and owners should be able to recover stolen funds  —  A hacker appears to have moved digital money worth more than $50 million from an experimental virtual currency project that recently raised …
Jordan Novet / VentureBeat:
Snapchat is launching Real Life, a post-per-day digital publication about living with technology, on June 27, with Nathan Jurgenson as editor in chief  —  Snapchat doesn't just care about video.  —  The company is behind a new online magazine called Real Life, which will publish roughly …
Douglas MacMillan / Wall Street Journal:
How Marissa Mayer's spending at Yahoo to spur growth, in defiance of deals with activist investors to cut costs, led to auction of core assets, board shakeup  —  Embattled CEO failed to produce pledged savings, plunged deeper into turnaround; more room in the parking lot
Molly McHugh / The Ringer:
Snapchat acknowledges it may have copied artists' works for its filters  —  Monday morning, Argenis Pinal did what many of us do: He grabbed his phone, swiped to Snapchat, opened the app, and started flipping through the filters.  Puppy, princess, face morph, and ... oh.  The Joker.  His Joker.
Joshua Brustein / Bloomberg:
Kickstarter paid dividends to its shareholders this spring, an unusual move for a non-public VC-backed startup  —  The company quietly made the first payment this spring and continues to say that it has no plans to go public.  —  In early March, Kickstarter quietly sent shareholders a dividend.
Tweets: @thestalwart and @bryce
Katherine Noyes / PCWorld:
Google opens dedicated machine learning research center in Zurich to focus on machine intelligence, natural language processing, and machine perception  —  It will focus primarily on machine learning  —  Google has made no secret of its AI ambitions, and on Thursday it announced the next step …

Sponsor Posts

Microsoft:
Empowering a more accessible and inclusive world  —  How Microsoft is enabling more people in schools, workplaces, cities and beyond, and what we're doing to achieve further gains.
VMware:
Dissecting Cloud Architectures: Getting the Best of All Worlds  —  I frequently speak with architects, CTOs, and CIOs about the challenges of determining where, how, and when to leverage public cloud resources.
Zoho:
Supreme Court Ruling Bolsters Zoho's Stand Against Patent Trolls  —  Yesterday, the Supreme Court dealt a major blow to patent trolls all across the U.S. For decades, technology companies have been an easy target for frivolous patent suits.
Worldpay:
Missed the VentureBeat subscriptions webinar with Ancestry.com?  —  Join us on-demand to explore how leaders in subscription pricing marry strategy and tech seamlessly to make the global leap.
 

About This Page

This is a Techmeme archive page. It shows how the site appeared at 5:35 PM ET, June 17, 2016.

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

Joshua Ho / AnandTech:
Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:
Khadeeja Safdar / Wall Street Journal:

Earlier Picks