Techmeme
May 16, 2017, 10:25 AM

Top News

Dan Seifert / The Verge:
HTC launches 5.5" U11 flagship with Quad HD display, Snapdragon 835, pressure-sensitive edge, no 3.5mm jack, available unlocked for preorder for $649  —  The HTC U11 will be available from Sprint next month  —  HTC is announcing its newest smartphone today, the U11 flagship.
David Cardinal / DxOMark:
DxOMark gives the HTC U11 camera a score of 90, the highest ever, which is a point above Google Pixel and two points above Samsung Galaxy S8  —  Mobile Review  —  Overview  —  With an overall DxOMark Mobile score of 90, the HTC U11 is the highest-rated smartphone camera we have ever tested.
Brian Krebs / Krebs on Security:
DocuSign says recent malware phishing attacks targeting its users were the result of a breach of a “non-core” system and that only email addresses were accessed  —  DocuSign, a major provider of electronic signature technology, acknowledged today that a series …
Alexander J Martin / Sky News:
UK's National Data Guardian says Google's DeepMind received 1.6M NHS patients' data on an “inappropriate legal basis”  —  Google's artificial intelligence arm received the personally identifying medical records of 1.6 million patients on an “inappropriate legal basis” …
Johana Bhuiyan / Recode:
Sources: Uber board director Ryan Graves and CTO Thuan Pham may come under scrutiny in the sexual harassment investigation and could be fired  —  Several sources suspect that board member and executive Ryan Graves and CTO Thuan Pham will be fired.  —  Uber's investigation …
More: TechCrunch
Brian Crecente / Polygon:
Court documents show ZeniMax has filed a lawsuit against Samsung, claiming Gear VR uses tech that infringes on ZeniMax trade secrets  —  “Powered by Oculus”  —  Former id Games execs John Carmack and Matt Hooper formulated an “attack plan” for mobile VR that would eventually lead to the creation …

Sponsor Posts

Microsoft:
Showcasing Industrial IoT innovations at Hannover Messe 2018  —  This week at the world's largest industrial fair, customers and partners display how they're betting on Microsoft, from cloud to edge devices.
eero:
eero: your first line of defense against security breaches.  —  Thanks to our automatic and regular software updates as well as a number of other security measures built into our devices and software …
Internet Association:
The True Size Of The Online Labor Force  —  Internet Association released a groundbreaking analysis that finds the online labor market is comprised of 23.9 million income positions - a number that far exceeds …
Zoho:
Create Personalized Email Templates with Mail Merge from Zoho  —  Better emails mean better customer relationships.  Introducing Mail Merge, for Google Docs—a contextual add-on to help you craft smarter email templates.

Listen to Techmeme's Podcast:

Techmeme Ride Home for Tuesday, Apr. 24 Subscribe via Apple Podcasts or RSS.
 

About This Page

This is a Techmeme archive page. It shows how the site appeared at 10:25 AM ET, May 16, 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

Earlier Picks

Corbin Davenport / Android Police:
Bloomberg: