Techmeme
May 3, 2021, 9:00 AM

Top News

Juli Clover / MacRumors:
Kuo: Apple is planning to launch a foldable iPhone with an 8" QHD+ flexible OLED display in 2023; Kuo says Apple will ship 15M to 20M foldable iPhones in 2023  —  Apple is working to launch a foldable iPhone with an 8-inch QHD+ flexible OLED display in 2023, Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo …
Steve Kovach / CNBC:
Verizon says it will sell Yahoo and AOL to PE firm Apollo Global Management for $5B, keeping a 10% stake in the company, which will be rebranded as just “Yahoo”  —  - Verizon will sell its media group, which includes brands from AOL and Yahoo, to private equity firm Apollo Global Management.
Kim Lyons / The Verge:
After Apple's iOS 14 privacy updates, Facebook and Instagram show notices in iOS apps that tell users to enable tracking to help keep them “free of charge”  —  iOS 14 has new privacy settings that let users opt out of tracking  —  Facebook is continuing its campaign …
David Phelan / Forbes:
SEC filing: Rockley Photonics, developer of sensors that can be used for blood pressure and glucose monitoring, says Apple is currently its biggest customer  —  A new report says that a future Apple Watch could have a new raft of health sensors, including blood pressure and …
Lora Kolodny / CNBC:
Neuralink's President and co-founder Max Hodak tweets that he has left the brain-computer interface startup  —  - Neuralink co-founder Max Hodak announced Saturday that he is no longer working with the brain tech company he started with Elon Musk.  — Musk - who is also the CEO of auto …
Tom Warren / The Verge:
Microsoft planned to reduce its cut from 30% to 12% for Xbox games too, a document filed as part of Epic vs Apple lawsuit in January shows  —  Confidential Microsoft documents reveal some big plans  —  Microsoft had been planning to cut its Xbox store cut to just 12 percent …
Alex Russell / Infrequently Noted:
Apple's ban on alt iOS browser engines and years of delays in adding features to WebKit can explain why web apps are not a viable alternative to App Store apps  —  Do App Store policies harm developers?  Is the web a credible alternative?  A look at the data.  —  Three facts...
Brian Heater / TechCrunch:
Path Robotics, which uses scanning, computer vision, and AI for robotic welding, raises $56M Series B led by Addition, bringing its total raised to $71M  —  Columbus, Ohio-based firm Path Robotics today announced the completion of a $56 million Series B. The round, led by Addition …
More: FinSMEs and PR Newswire
Pete Rizzo / Bitcoin Magazine:
A look back at Satoshi Nakamoto's role in the Bitcoin project and exchanges with its community, 10 years after the disappearance of the mysterious figure  —  10 years ago today, Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto's disappeared.  Pete Rizzo tells the story.  —  10 years ago today, Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto's disappeared.

Sponsor Posts

Highspot:
The Key to Scalable, Repeatable Revenue Growth  —  It all starts with consistent performance across your sales team - find out how to unlock your people's potential with new sales enablement innovation.
Mixing Board:
Mixing Board 1.0  —  The community of tech comms and brand experts launches first product offerings.
Oura:
It's OK to Disconnect Sometimes.  —  How to Prevent Mental Fatigue & Information Overload.
Zoho:
Do more with your Zoho apps through Marketplace  —  Did you know that Zoho Marketplace serves as a central strategic hub for all the integration and extension needs of Zoho customers?
Modern Finance Podcast:
Universe & xyzDAO - Building a Sustainable NFT Ecosystem with Tyler Ward
Kevin Rose covers all things cryptocurrency, DeFi, NFTs, stock picks, and more.
Subscribe via Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or RSS.
Techmeme Ride Home:
Tue. 06/15 - Automattic Acquires Day One
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 9:00 AM ET, May 3, 2021.

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

New York Times:
Sam Goldheart / iFixit News:

Earlier Picks

Laurens Cerulus / Politico:
Doug Kramer / The Cloudflare Blog:
Anthony Ha / TechCrunch:
Anton Shilov / Tom's Hardware:
Alyse Stanley / Gizmodo: