Techmeme
January 10, 2017, 10:50 AM

Top News

Alexei Oreskovic / Business Insider:
SEC filing: Marissa Mayer, Yahoo co-founder David Filo, and four others to leave Yahoo board after Verizon sale; remaining business to be renamed Altaba Inc.  —  Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is resigning from company's board of directors, Yahoo announced in a filing with the SEC on Monday.
Robert Scoble / Facebook:
Source at Zeiss says Apple and Carl Zeiss AG are working on AR, mixed reality glasses that may be announced this year  —  Exclusive news: Apple and Zeiss working together on augmented reality optics.  —  For the nerds who were at CES and not paying attention to all my posts.
Mike Butcher / TechCrunch:
Fitbit acquires European luxury smartwatch maker Vector for an undisclosed sum; no new products will be developed using the Vector name  —  Well this is a relatively fast exit.  In March last year a brand new smart watch brand appeared, hoping to offer something different.
Dona Sarkar / Windows Blog:
Microsoft debuts latest Windows 10 preview; new features include lower blue light settings for night usage, tile folders, Edge web payments, and tab preview bar  —  Hello Windows Insiders!  —  Today we are excited to be releasing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 15002 for PC to Windows Insiders in the Fast ring.
Steve Brachmann / IPWatchdog.com:
IBM granted record 8,088 patents in 2016 by the US Patent and Trademark Office, more than any other company and its 24th straight year at the top of the list  —  In 1992, Bill Clinton was elected President of the United States.  Hurricane Andrew bore down on the American Southeast …
Paul Sandle / Reuters:
Snapchat to make London its international HQ, will book sales in countries where it has no local presence in UK, will not route them through lower tax regimes  —  Messaging app Snapchat said it would make London the home of its international operations, delivering another vote of confidence …
Tom Korosec / Bloomberg:
Trial in $2B ZeniMax lawsuit against Oculus over intellectual property in Rift began on Monday in Dallas  —  ZeniMax alleges Facebook acquisition Oculus stole technology  —  Zuckerberg may testify in $2 billion Dallas trial over goggles  —  Facebook Inc. bet early on virtual reality …
Pete Pachal / Mashable:
First look at Hulu Live TV service: “Lineup” feature curates a selection based on the user's favorite genres, sports teams, and shows  —  LAS VEGAS — It's going to be a whole new Hulu.  —  The service for watching last night's shows will soon begin offering live TV as well.
Steven Levy / Backchannel:
Phil Schiller reflects on iPhone's launch, the debate around opening it up with the App Store, the importance of iPod in reaching non-Apple customers, more  —  A reporter there for the creation gets Apple's exclusive take on the “Jesus Phone"'s 10th birthday.  —  Why do a phone?

Sponsor Posts

Smartsheet:
Smartsheet recognized as a “pioneer in work management software” by 451 Research  —  In the innaugural 451 Firestarter awards, industry analyst firm 451 Research recognized the compnay for outstanding innovation in the category of work management.
Talla:
Listen: AI at Work, A look into the future of AI in the enterprise  —  Tune in to the AI at Work podcast for insight on how to effectively deploy AI in your organization from thought leaders at Spotify, HubSpot and many more
Zoho:
Zia for Customer Service, Part 1: Zia for Support Agents  —  A typical day in the life of a customer support agent revolves around responding to questions, looking at bug reports, passing on customer feedback …

Listen to Techmeme's Podcast:

Techmeme Ride Home: Tue. 11/20 - Worse Shape: Tech Stocks or Crypto? Subscribe via Apple Podcasts, Google Play, or RSS.
 

About This Page

This is a Techmeme archive page. It shows how the site appeared at 10:50 AM ET, January 10, 2017.

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

Mitchel Broussard / MacRumors:

Earlier Picks

Bob Bryan / Business Insider:
Peter Kafka / Recode:
Alex Konrad / Forbes:
Andrew J . Hawkins / The Verge: