Techmeme
March 10, 2015, 9:50 PM

Top News

Benjamin Mayo / 9to5Mac:
Apple Watch includes 8 GB of storage, allows 2 GB of music and 75 MB of photos  —  In our report last week, we reported that internal models of the Apple Watch included 8 GB of storage.  We have now confirmed with the company that the shipping units do indeed ship with an 8 GB storage capacity.
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Apple can replace the Apple Watch battery; lifecycle of the battery is around three years  —  The Apple Watch Battery Is Replaceable  —  The Apple Watch got its grand unveiling yesterday.  You can read our round-up of details from Apple's event here.  But as tech watchers chewed …
The Intercept:
New Snowden leaks show a multi-year CIA effort to break the security of Apple's iPhone and iPads  —  The CIA Campaign to Steal Apple's Secrets  —  RESEARCHERS WORKING with the Central Intelligence Agency have conducted a multi-year, sustained effort to break the security of Apple's iPhones and iPads …
Dieter Bohn / The Verge:
Android Wear will get Wi-Fi support, gesture control in next software release  —  Faster, easier access to apps and contacts is also on the way  —  Google isn't standing still with its wearable platform now that Apple has given the press a chance to use the Apple Watch.
Michal Lev-Ram / Fortune:
Apple commits more than $50M to non-profits to get more women, minorities, and veterans working in tech  —  Apple commits more than $50 million to diversity efforts  —  A flashy new smart watch isn't all Apple has up its sleeve.  The company is donating more than $50 million to organizations …
Kara Swisher / Re/code:
‘So When Is It Going to Be Time?’  Now, as Google CFO Pichette to Retire From Search Giant.  —  Longtime Google CFO Patrick Pichette is retiring from the company.  —  The move was disclosed in an SEC filing, and, in a post on Google+ and also in an internal memo, Pichette acknowledged the decision …
Emil Protalinski / VentureBeat:
Google Calendar launches for iPhone with Schedule View, Events from Gmail, and Assists, which make suggestions that save you time creating events  —  Google Calendar launches for iPhone  —  Google today launched Google Calendar for iPhone.  You can download the new app now directly from Apple's App Store.
Wikimedia blog:
Wikimedia v. NSA: Wikimedia Foundation files suit against NSA to challenge upstream mass surveillance  —  Justice presides with her scale and sword at Frankfurt am Main.  —  Photo by Roland Meinecke, licensed under CC-BY-NC-ND-3.0.  —  Today, the Wikimedia Foundation is filing suit …
Sam Altman / Y Combinator Posthaven:
Peter Thiel joins Y Combinator as a part-time partner  —  Welcome Peter  —  I'm delighted to announce Peter Thiel is joining YC as one of the (now 10!) part-time partners.  —  In addition to founding PayPal and Palantir and being the first investor in Facebook, Peter has been involved …

Sponsor Posts

Copper:
Don't get left behind in mediocre-CRM-land  —  Get the ebook on how companies are using CRM to collaborate and build lasting customer relationships.
Smartsheet:
“Smartsheet leads the pack with a balance of features and future strategy.”  —  Forrester names Smartsheet a leader in The Forrester WaveTM: Collaborative Work Management Tools for the Enterprise, Q4 2018.  Read the report.
Talla:
5 Ways to Stop Wasting Support Resources  —  Support can be challenging, time-consuming, and costly, but it doesn't have to be.  Use AI to make your team more efficient.
Zoho:
Bridging the gap: Using Zoho Connect to work remotely  —  Telecommuting, or remote working, is a practice that has become more and more widespread among the working population.  As the name suggests …

Listen to Techmeme's Podcast:

Techmeme Ride Home: Wed. 11/14 - Why Was Google's Traffic Diverted From Nigeria Through China? Subscribe via Apple Podcasts, Google Play, or RSS.
 

About This Page

This is a Techmeme archive page. It shows how the site appeared at 9:50 PM ET, March 10, 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

Meghan Keneally / ABC News:
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Larry Dignan / ZDNet:

Earlier Picks