Techmeme
June 1, 2020, 7:05 AM

Top News

Taylor Soper / GeekWire:
A look at recent statements by tech companies, including Amazon, Microsoft, Salesforce, and others, regarding racism in America  —  Comments Share 70 Tweet Share Reddit Email  —  Seattle tech giants Amazon and Microsoft issued statements this weekend in response to the outrage …
Mark Gurman / Bloomberg:
Tim Cook, in a memo to staff addressing racism in US, says Apple will give to non-profits like Equal Justice Initiative, match staff donations 2-to-1 in June  —  - Tim Cook writes letter to employees after George Floyd killing  — Apple donating to equal justice, human rights groups, CEO says
Kim Lyons / The Verge:
YouTube says it will donate $1M to the Center for Policing Equity, a nonprofit think tank that works with police departments to change discriminatory practices  —  The nonprofit works with police departments to address discriminatory behavior  —  YouTube says it will donate $1 million …
Mike Allen / Axios:
Sources: President Trump and Mark Zuckerberg had a phone conversation on Friday that was described by both sides as productive  —  In the week that President Trump took on social media, Axios has learned that he had a call Friday with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg that was described by both sides as productive.
Noah Kirsch / Forbes:
StubHub's co-founder Eric Baker bought back the company for $4B just days before the pandemic brought the live events business to a halt  —  Fifteen years after Eric Baker was fired from StubHub, the ticketing giant he cofounded, he bought it back for $4 billion—weeks before coronavirus utterly wrecked the business.
Ben Thompson / Stratechery:
Facebook Shops integration with Shopify is good for Shopify merchants, but using Facebook Checkout limits the upside of Shopify's own payments offering  —  In the month since I wrote The Anti-Amazon Alliance, there has been two significant announcements from two of the principals in that alliance:
Jonathan Shieber / TechCrunch:
Tia Health, the developer of a network of digital wellness apps, clinics, and telehealth services focused on women's health, raises $24M Series A  —  Tia Health, the developer of a network of digital wellness apps, clinics and telehealth services designed to treat women's health holistically …

Sponsor Posts

Upwork:
Key Takeaways from Season 1 of Work Unlocked  —  Look at work in a whole new way with insights from Work Unlocked, a podcast featuring business leaders, future-of-work experts, and freelancers helping to drive innovation.
Zoho:
The art of using storytelling in presentations  —  As a presenter, your primary objective is to keep your audience engaged and entertained.  Whether you are pitching your next big business idea or presenting …
Climate Draft:
Join, advise, or invest in climate startups in 2022  —  We're mobilizing top tech talent to work with leading climate startups.  Sign up to be the first to know about future Climate Drafts and how you can participate.
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.
Techmeme Ride Home:
Mon. 11/29 - Jack Dorsey To Leave Twitter
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 7:05 AM ET, June 1, 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

Amy Feldman / Forbes:

Earlier Picks

The Hacker News:
Kate Conger / New York Times:
Tom Warren / The Verge: