Techmeme
February 2, 2020, 8:00 AM

Top News

Andrea Noble / Route Fifty:
FCC approves $20.4B Rural Digital Opportunity Fund to deploy rural broadband but Democratic FCC commissioners warn it won't help many areas that need internet  —  In this April 30, 2015 photo, Sylvia Fonseca, 16, works in the computer lab at Cuyama Valley High School in California.
Peter Eavis / New York Times:
WeWork names commercial real estate veteran Sandeep Mathrani as its new CEO; SoftBank's Marcelo Claure will continue as WeWork's executive chairman  —  Sandeep Mathrani, a senior real estate executive, will take over the operator of shared office space, which was on the brink of financial collapse last year.
VICE:
Ajit Pai says FCC has concluded “that one or more wireless carriers apparently violated federal law” by selling user location data and will consider fines  —  More than a year after a Motherboard investigation revealed that wireless carriers were collecting and selling user location data …
Jason Gurwin / The Streamable:
Roku says it has settled its carriage dispute with Fox to distribute Fox channels on the Roku platform ahead of the Super Bowl  —  At midnight tonight, it was expected that Roku would remove the FOX Now, FOX Sports, FOX News, FOX Business, FOX Nation, Big 10 Network, and FOX Soccer apps from the Roku Channel Store and existing devices.

Sponsor Posts

Google Workspace:
See how it's done with Google Workspace  —  Whether you're a team of 10 or 10,000, Google Workspace has all the tools you need to connect, create and collaborate.
Oura:
7 Tips for a Good Night's Sleep  —  Want to improve your sleep and build healthy habits that can last a lifetime?  Put these 7 tips to the test.
Zoho:
How to get the best color combinations to boost interactivity in email marketing  —  w Introduction In our last blog, we learned that colors don't merely exist in emails—they also convey messages.
Techmeme Leaderboards:
Find out who the top reporters are in 43 different tech categories  —  Who are the most influential writers on topics like AI, VR, IoT, or e-commerce?  We've analyzed Techmeme's news crawl data to find out.
Modern Finance Podcast:
The Origins and Future of Aave, The Decentralized Finance Protocol to Lend and Borrow Crypto
Kevin Rose covers all things cryptocurrency, DeFi, NFTs, stock picks, and more.
Subscribe via Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or RSS.
Techmeme Ride Home:
Wed. 07/28 - Earnings Bonanza
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 8:00 AM ET, February 2, 2020.

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

Jason Snell / Six Colors:

Earlier Picks

Margaret Harding McGill / Axios:
Tim Baysinger / The Wrap:
Andrew Allemann / Domain Name Wire:
Monica Nickelsburg / GeekWire: