Techmeme
June 28, 2020, 3:00 PM

Top News

Brian Fung / CNN:
With top 100 brands contributing only an estimated 6% of Facebook's revenue and Zuckerberg's voting control over the company, ad boycott's impact may be limited  —  (CNN)For years, Facebook (FB) has been viewed as one of the only truly indispensable digital advertising platforms for big …
Megan Graham / CNBC:
Starbucks says it's pausing ads on “all social media platforms”, but isn't joining #StopHateForProfit boycott campaign, will continue to advertise on YouTube  —  - Starbucks is the latest company to say it will pause advertising on “all social media platforms” …
Riya Bhattacharjee / CNBC:
Wall Street Journal:
Mark Zuckerberg:
Salvador Rodriguez / CNBC:
Benjamin Mayo / 9to5Mac:
Kuo: Apple will not include earbuds or charger in iPhone 12 box, will introduce a 20W power adapter to be sold separately  —  Apple is set to be significantly slimming its packaging for its upcoming iPhone line.  The analyst previously said that Apple will no longer include wired earbuds with the iPhone 12 …
Steven Sinofsky / Learning By Shipping:
Apple's two year timeline for Mac's transition to Apple Silicon is a demonstration of some of the most remarkable product engineering over time in history  —  Apple's announcement of “Apple Silicon” is important for many reasons.  Delivering on such an undertaking is the result of remarkable product engineering.
New York Times:
PizzaGate is making a comeback fueled by QAnon in Facebook groups and teens on TikTok and focusing on “global elites” like Justin Bieber, Bill Gates, and Oprah  —  The false theory targeting Democrats, now fueled by QAnon and teenagers on TikTok, is entangling new targets like Justin Bieber.
Theodore Schleifer / Vox:
Current and former employees at the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative say Facebook's crises affect not only how the organization's employees feel, but what they do  —  Inside the unrest at the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative.  —  At an emotional company town hall last week that blew past its hour-long time limit …
Lauren Goode / Wired:
Virtual labs at WWDC and Microsoft Build lowered barriers to entry and for some felt more personal than live labs, but the conferences lacked communal elements  —  The end of WWDC marks the end of Big Tech's conference season.  What did this virtual experiment reveal about the meaning of community?
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai / VICE:
Data broker Mobilewalla touts tracking BLM protesters' cell data and the locations of evangelicals before 2016 election, and says it has data on 1.6B devices  —  A data broker that tracked Black Lives Matter protesters also tracked the locations of Evangelical Christians on election …

Sponsor Posts

Scroll:
Experience a better internet  —  No ads.  Twice as fast.  Fewer trackers.  Directly support the sites you read.  Join Scroll and see what a better internet looks like.
G Suite Essentials:
Remote, but always connected.  —  Connect, create, and collaborate, all together.  Get Google Meet, Drive, and Docs with G Suite Essentials - free through September 30.  No IT required.  Get your team started today.
Google Cloud Next:
Google Cloud Next '20: OnAir  —  Explore curated content on demand, every Tuesday from July 14 - Sept 8.  Watch Google Cloud CEO, Thomas Kurian's, keynote.
Zoho:
Useful tips and tools for more productive remote meetings  —  Over the past few months, employees all over the globe have been forced to adapt to working remotely.  This has given rise to a huge challenge …
Oura:
What is your “Readiness Score?”  —  How does the Oura ring take your body's vital signs and generate personalized, daily health recommendations?

Listen to Techmeme's Podcast:

Techmeme Ride Home: Mon. 08/03 - The TikTok, Microsoft, Trump Ban Saga Explained Subscribe via Apple Podcasts, Google Play, or RSS.
 

About This Page

This is a Techmeme archive page. It shows how the site appeared at 3:00 PM ET, June 28, 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

Nitasha Tiku / Washington Post: