Techmeme
July 14, 2016, 5:15 PM

Top News

Katie Jacobs Stanton:
145 tech leaders, including Vinod Khosla, Ev Williams, and Stewart Butterfield sign letter saying a Trump presidency “would be a disaster for innovation”  —  We are inventors, entrepreneurs, engineers, investors, researchers, and business leaders working in the technology sector.
Ryan Mac / Forbes:
Peter Thiel Confirmed As A Speaker At Donald Trump's Republican National Convention  —  Peter Thiel will appear at the Republican National Convention, FORBES has confirmed, and will speak openly of his endorsement of Donald Trump next week.  —  A spokesperson for Thiel told FORBES …
Natalie Jarvey / Hollywood Reporter:
Eddy Cue on Apple's TV Plans and Why Netflix Isn't a Competitor  —  EMAIL ME  —  The senior vp also dishes on what he learned from Steve Jobs, why the company won't be buying a Hollywood studio anytime soon and why agents should be “very, very excited.”  —  The morning after the Golden …
Mark Scott / New York Times:
EU files new round of antitrust charges against Google related to AdSense and AdWords  —  European officials are expected on Thursday to announce a new round of antitrust charges against Google, according to two people briefed on the matter.  —  The charges relate to some of the technology …
Jonathan Stempel / Reuters:
Microsoft wins US appeal over warrant for emails held on server in Ireland  —  A federal appeals court on Thursday said Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O) and other companies cannot be forced to turn over customer emails stored on servers outside the United States.  —  The 3- decision by a panel …
Allegra Frank / Polygon:
Valve promises to crack down on third-party sites that use Steam to facilitate gambling, denies having any business relationships with such sites  —  COUNTER-STRIKE GO GAMBLING SITES ASKED TO CEASE OPERATIONS  —  Valve is cracking down on third-party websites that use Steam to facilitate gambling …
Brittany Vincent / Engadget:
Nintendo's Classic Mini is a tiny NES with 30 pre-loaded games launching November 11 for $59.99  —  That dusty old NES in your attic might be rife with nostalgic memories, but it's a pain to drag out of its box whenever you get the hankering for a rousing game of Super Mario Bros. Nintendo totally gets it …
Mark Hachman / PCWorld:
Microsoft Edge is the only browser of the big four to play Netflix content at 1080p on Windows 10  —  Microsoft's bold claims about Edge turn out to be true.  —  If you want to watch true 1080p content on Netflix over your PC, you need to use Microsoft's Edge browser.
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Amazon's AWS buys Cloud9 to add more development tools to its web services stack  —  Amazon Web Services has made an acquisition to continue building out the services that it offers around and on its cloud storage platform.  It has bought Cloud9, a San Francisco-based startup that has built …

Sponsor Posts

Tribe AI:
Build AI products that matter  —  Tribe AI helps organizations rapidly deploy AI solutions that have real business impact.  We bring together world class AI talent and tooling to drive differentiated results.
Prospect:
A running list of the best startups to join  —  We've analyzed thousands of startups using the same data VCs use and distilled our list down to the top 2%.  Discover and join the next Stripe, Airbnb, or Coinbase today.
Zoho:
How Zoho Cliq cultivates an inclusive and creative workplace  —  Traditional communication methods, like memos and formal meetings, have their value, but they can sometimes put a lid on creative sparks and keep important ideas from being heard.
Techmeme Leaderboards:
Discover the top reporters on AI, VR, policy, and much more  —  We've analyzed Techmeme's news crawl to identify the most influential and prolific writers on 48 news topics.  Download reports immediately for just $100.
Big Technology Podcast:
OpenAI's Big Week, Did Google Kill The Web, AWS CEO Resigns
The Big Technology Podcast, hosted by journalist Alex Kantrowitz, takes you behind the scenes in the tech world featuring interviews with plugged-in insiders and outside agitators.
Techmeme Ride Home:
Mon. 05/20 - That GPT Voice Is NOT Scar-Jo
The day's tech news, every day at 5pm ET. Fifteen minutes and you're up to date.
Subscribe via Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or RSS.
 

About This Page

This is a Techmeme archive page. It shows how the site appeared at 5:15 PM ET, July 14, 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

Ken Yeung / VentureBeat:
John Velasco / Android Authority:

Earlier Picks

Yolanda Redrup / Financial Review:
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat: