Techmeme
May 21, 2016, 11:20 AM

Top News

David Pierce / Wired:
Inside Project Ara, Google's quest to create a modular smartphone  —  The building that houses Google's Advanced Technology and Products division offers a few subtle hints that something weird is going on inside.  The pirate flags in the bathroom.  The big sign reminding ATAP employees …
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Google and Levi's will launch touch-enabled jacket that lets you control music, maps, and more in spring 2017, the first consumer garment for Project Jacquard  —  At Google's I/O conference today, Google's Advanced Technology and Projects (ATAP) research unit offered an update …
Dieter Bohn / The Verge:
Google demos watch and speaker with Project Soli radar sensors to detect hand gestures  —  “How are you going to interact with an invisible computer?”  —  When you hear a question like that posted in a conference room at a major tech corporation like Google, you expect you're …
Rene Ritchie / iMore:
Apple has pulled the iOS 9.3.2 update for 9.7-inch iPad Pro that was bricking some tablets and says it is working on a fix  —  Following the iOS 9.3.2 update, Apple is looking into ‘Error 56’, affecting a ‘small number’ of iPad customers.  —  Update: Apple has pulled the iOS 9.3.2 update …
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
Researchers demonstrate ability to pinpoint users of Grindr, other gay dating apps with “colluding” trilateration attack  —  A few days ago, I warned my wife that the experiment I was about to engage in was entirely non-sexual, lest she glance over my shoulder at my iPhone.
Tweets: @caseynewton
Mike Isaac / New York Times:
Current and former workers say Facebook Trending Topics group was ill-managed, relied on personal news judgment, had no intentional, institutional bias  —  SAN FRANCISCO — Last July, in a seventh-floor conference room at Facebook's Lower Manhattan offices, a small group met to discuss the future of news media on the social network.
Olga Kharif / Bloomberg:
CoinDesk: VC investment in startups commercializing blockchain eclipsed that in pure-play bitcoin companies in Q1 2016 for the first time  —  Businesses are exploiting a technology created for bitcoin.  —  Starting next September, some logistics companies in Finland, Sweden, Estonia …

Sponsor Posts

eero:
The eero Plus experience keeps getting better with regular updates.  —  With the latest version of the eero app for iOS and Android, it's now easy to track your eero Plus daily, weekly, and monthly activity of Inspections …
Wavefront by VMware:
Metrics and Analytics by Wavefront by VMware: Enter to Win $500  —  Discover Wavefront's out-of-the-box monitoring suite for Containers, AWS, Windows, Linux & more.  Try Free for 30 days, enter to win $500
Zoho:
Introducing Moderator Controls in Zoho Meeting - lock meetings, switch presenters, and mute or remove participants  —  Forming actionable plans out of collaborative sessions can be challenging.
TechCrunch Disrupt SF:
Techmeme readers save 15% off Disrupt SF passes  —  TechCrunch's Disrupt SF (Sept. 5-7) is our most ambitious event ever where our 10k attendees will extract more startup insights & inspiration than ever before.

Listen to Techmeme's Podcast:

Techmeme Ride Home: Mon. 8/20 - Fitness Trackers Ain't Dead Yet Subscribe via Apple Podcasts, Google Play, or RSS.
 

About This Page

This is a Techmeme archive page. It shows how the site appeared at 11:20 AM ET, May 21, 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

Nick Statt / The Verge:

Earlier Picks

Wall Street Journal:
Ina Fried / Recode: