Techmeme
June 1, 2018, 2:10 AM

Top News

Mark Gurman / Bloomberg:
What to expect at Apple's WWDC next week: focus on digital health, ARKit 2.0, small changes to iOS, deeper Mac-iOS integration, and no Mac or iPad hardware  —  - Company will outline software roadmap for the next year  — Tech giant to more tightly integrate Mac, iPhone software
SV Angel:
SV Angel no longer raising funds for seed rounds; Ron and Topher Conway will invest their personal money at $25K-$100K per company and co-manage existing funds  —  The investing ecosystem has gone through significant changes over the last 10 years.  When we started SV Angel, there were just a handful of funds investing in seed rounds.
Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:
Microsoft announces an update for Microsoft Launcher for Android letting parents track kids' location, and MSN Kids, a new curated news website for children  —  Microsoft is launching an update to its Android launcher today that gives parents the ability to track their kids' location.
Byron Kaye / Reuters:
Amazon will require Australians to use its Australian site instead of its US site due to new 10% sales tax on imported goods effective July 1  —  SYDNEY (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc said on Thursday it will force Australians to use its Australian website instead of its much larger U.S. site …
Andrew J. Hawkins / The Verge:
Waymo announces deal with Fiat Chrysler to add 62K minivans to its upcoming robotaxi service and begins discussions on selling self-driving cars to people  —  Google spinoff orders 62,000 Chrysler Pacifica minivans  —  The size of Waymo's fleet of self-driving Chrysler Pacifica minivans just got radically bigger.
Dani Deahl / The Verge:
Ticketfly goes offline and says it has been the target of a cyber incident after hacker defaces site and boasts of getting access to customer and employee info  —  Events ticketing company Ticketfly has been compromised by a digital attack, according to an announcement today on Twitter.
Taylor Hatmaker / TechCrunch:
Hello Alfred, which uses existing on-demand services to automate weekly chores, raises $40M Series B  —  New York-based chore wizard Hello Alfred is about expand its mission to make life easier, one to-do list at a time.  The company commands a small army of thoroughly trained home helpers …
Megan Farokhmanesh / The Verge:
Pew Research study of US teen internet usage finds 85% say they use YouTube, 72% use Instagram, 69% use Snapchat, while only 51% say they use Facebook  —  And Facebook continues to fall, according to Pew Research Center  —  Teenagers are more interested than ever in YouTube, home to the world's growing influencer and vlogger base.
Deborah Gage / Wall Street Journal:
A look at the ways nonprofits and tech companies are trying to get girls interested in cybersecurity, with camps, contests, Girl Scout badges, and courses  —  Nonprofits and tech companies are trying to get younger girls interested in fighting cybercrime  —  There is a shortage of workers …
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Gaming platform Roblox launches Roblox Education, offering a free curriculum to teachers and more, says it has 60M+ MAUs and paid $30M to its creators last year  —  Roblox, the massively multiplayer online game favored by the under 13 crowd, is following in Minecraft's footsteps with a move into the education market.

Sponsor Posts

Smartsheet:
How I managed one of the largest supply chain mergers in US history  —  The merger of Office Depot and OfficeMax presented major challenges.  Read this firsthand account how how it was managed.
Copper:
The Impact of CRM in the Relationship Era  —  Get the infographic to discover the diverse ways in which CRMs are improving collaboration, productivity, forecasting, and more!
Zoho:
It's official — Zoho Books is MTD compliant  —  Making Tax Digital (MTD) goes into effect in April 2019, and this landmark reform will change the way millions do business in the UK.
Google Chrome:
Chrome's turning 10, here's what's new  —  Every time you open your browser, you have a mission to accomplish.  We built Chrome to help you do that as quickly and safely as possible.

Listen to Techmeme's Podcast:

Techmeme Ride Home: Fri. 10/19 - Google Wants China, But Will China Want Google? Subscribe via Apple Podcasts, Google Play, or RSS.
 

About This Page

This is a Techmeme archive page. It shows how the site appeared at 2:10 AM ET, June 1, 2018.

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

Swapna Krishna / Engadget:

Earlier Picks

Dan Primack / Axios:
Bradley Chambers / 9to5Mac:
Richard Lai / Engadget: