Techmeme
November 21, 2016, 10:50 AM

Top News

Mark Gurman / Bloomberg:
Sources: Apple abandons development of wireless routers, disbands its router division, and reassigns engineers  —  Apple disbands its router division, reassigns engineers  —  Apple Inc. has disbanded its division that develops wireless routers, another move to try to sharpen the company's focus …
Jake Smith / ZDNet:
Symantec has agreed to acquire ID theft protection service LifeLock for $2.3B  —  Acquisition forms “world's largest digital safety platform for consumers and families.”  —  Symantec on Sunday agreed to acquire LifeLock, a consumer identity-theft protect service, for $2.3 billion to form the …
Mark Wilson / Co.Design:
The buggy $1,495 June Intelligent Oven is all that's wrong with Silicon Valley design: automated yet distracting, boastful yet mediocre, confident yet wrong  —  Automated yet distracting.  Boastful yet mediocre.  Confident yet wrong.  —  I slide a piece of salmon into the June, one of the most advanced ovens ever built.
Larry Dignan / ZDNet:
Macom buys Applied Micro for $770M to combine its analog processors with connectivity chips for data centers, plans to sell Applied Micro's ARM server chip unit  —  Macom is buying Applied Micro so it can provide a set of connectivity processors from switches to fiber in the network.
More: Reuters
Julie Bort / Business Insider:
Programmers share stories about being asked to write code for illegal or unethical purposes and ponder the need for self-regulation  —  Earlier this week, a post written by programmer and teacher Bill Sourour went viral.  It's called “Code I'm Still Ashamed Of.”
Cherlynn Low / Engadget:
LeEco Le Pro3 review: good build, battery life, and performance, but cameras perform poorly in low light, custom UI skin hinders usability, no headphone jack  —  LeEco is a name you've probably never heard of, but the Chinese electronics company has been popping up everywhere over the past year.
Lauren Goode / The Verge:
Hands-on with Intel's Project Alloy “merged reality” headset prototype; Intel says a new version with upgraded internals and camera is coming in 2017  —  Stranger than fiction  —  In August of this year, Intel chief executive Brian Krzanich appeared onstage during …

Sponsor Posts

Microsoft:
Sports science helps football players get back on the field  —  See how the Seattle Seahawks use data to help players work as hard at recovery as they do on game day.
eero:
New security features from eero Plus  —  Protect all your connected devices with VPN, 1Password, Malwarebytes, and Ad blocking.
Smartsheet:
How to Automate Repetitive, Manual Tasks  —  Nearly half of information workers spend 25% of their work week on low-level tasks.  Automation can offer a competitive edge; read the free report.
Zoho:
23 and Counting: Localize Recruitment with Zoho Recruit  —  Isn't it very comforting to be able to work with a software that speaks your native tongue?  Switch to Zoho Recruit, that now supports hiring in 23 languages.
Worldpay:
2017 Global Payments Report  —  Your ultimate guide to the world of payments in 36 markets.  Visit the microsite and download a free copy of the report.
 

About This Page

This is a Techmeme archive page. It shows how the site appeared at 10:50 AM ET, November 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

Earlier Picks

Jeff Jarvis / Medium: