Techmeme
June 10, 2020, 10:20 AM

Top News

John Gruber / Daring Fireball:
Apple's rumored shift to its own CPUs for Mac may parallel the 2005 transition to Intel and brings up similar questions of emulation, developer transition kits  —  Mark Gurman: … I'm not sure what the hedging is about there, other than the fact that anything reported about anyone's future plans could, in theory, change.
@stevesi:
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
New Intel chip flaws disclosed: one can leak secure enclave data and the second allows cross core info leakage; both have patches that partially fix the issues  —  Intel's speculative execution flaws go deeper and are harder to fix than we thought.  —  For the past two years, modern CPUs …
Salvador Rodriguez / CNBC:
Twitter and Square say they are adding a permanent company holiday on June 19, or Juneteenth, a key date celebrating African-American emancipation from slavery  —  - Jack Dorsey, CEO of Twitter and Square CEO, tweeted on Tuesday that both companies will honor Juneteenth as a company holiday …
Lauren Feiner / CNBC:
Apple, Amazon, Facebook, and Microsoft all hit record highs as the Nasdaq Composite broke 10,000 for the first time, alongside several explosive IPOs  —  - Facebook, Apple, Amazon and Microsoft all hit new all-time highs Tuesday after the Nasdaq Composite Index hit a new record.
Natalie Jarvey / Hollywood Reporter:
Interactive storytelling app Whatifi launches on iOS with $10M led by a16z and participation of former Netflix CFO David Wells, Max Levchin, and others  —  Andreessen Horowitz and former Netflix CFO David Wells are among the startup's investors.  —  Jaanus Juss has been staging interactive plays …
Ina Fried / Axios:
In a letter to members of Congress, IBM says it's exiting the general-purpose facial recognition business and opposes the use of such tech for mass surveillance  —  In a letter to members of Congress on Monday, IBM said it is existing the general-purpose facial recognition business …
Tom Krazit / Protocol:
Profile of Bret Arsenault, Microsoft's CISO, who is working on an ambitious project to make its 150K+ employees ditch their passwords by early next year  —  Bret Arsenault doesn't like cheese.  —  But for Microsoft's chief information security officer, a distaste for dairy produce isn't born …
Jon Porter / The Verge:
Signal can now transfer user chat histories to a new iPhone from an existing iOS device, similar to a feature that has existed for a while on its Android app  —  Transmitting your data directly between iOS devices  —  Encrypted messaging app Signal now lets you transfer your account data …
Nate Lanxon / Bloomberg:
Source: Mobile World Congress organizer to cut 20% of its workforce, after the cancelation of the event in February; LinkedIn says MWC has around 1,000 staff  —  The mobile technology industry's trade body is cutting about a fifth of its workforce after being forced to cancel a conference …
Kyle Wiggers / VentureBeat:
Domino Data Lab, which develops enterprise data science management software, raises $43M led by Highland Capital Partners, bringing its total raised to $128M  —  Domino Data Lab, a startup developing a platform focused on enterprises with large data science teams, today announced that it raised $43 million in equity financing.
More: ZDNet and VentureBeat
David Shepardson / Reuters:
In letter, four GOP senators ask the FCC to review Section 230 and “clearly define the criteria for which companies can receive protections under the statute”  —  WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Four Republican senators on Tuesday urged the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) …
New York Times:

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.
Clubhouse:
Try project management that's fast, intuitive, and built for software teams  —  Clubhouse is made for developers and PMs, providing speedy task management, reporting, and collaboration.  Try it free today.  Or tomorrow.
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.
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 10:20 AM ET, June 10, 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

Louise Matsakis / Wired:
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:

Earlier Picks

Sarah Emerson / OneZero :
Sean Keane / CNET:
Kana Inagaki / Financial Times:
Reuters: