Tripp Mickle / Wall Street Journal:
How Tim Cook turned Apple into a corporate colossus and delivered one of the most lucrative business successions in history — The industrial engineer has turned Steve Jobs´s creation into a corporate colossus, delivering one of the most lucrative business successions in history
Bobby Allyn / NPR:
Source: TikTok will sue the Trump administration over the executive order banning the service, as soon as Tuesday — TikTok is planning to sue the Trump administration, challenging the president´s executive order banning the service from the United States.
Elamin Abdelmahmoud / BuzzFeed News:
Companies like Facebook and Twitter, which have positioned themselves as the new public square, should absolutely be questioned on their role in cancel culture — Last week, Republican Rep. Jim Jordan asked a question at a Congressional hearing that seemed to come out of nowhere.
Steven Levy / Wired:
Interview with Color of Change leader Rashad Robinson on the Facebook ad boycott, meeting with Zuckerberg, working with the company, and more — Rashad Robinson, an organizer behind the Stop Hate for Profit boycott, says civil rights groups can´t be left to police the company by themselves.
Joseph Menn / Reuters:
Facebook says it removed one of the largest public QAnon conspiracy groups, with ~200K members, after repeated violations of its hate speech and other policies — SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook said on Thursday it had removed one of the largest public groups devoted to the QAnon web …
Adrianne Jeffries / The Markup:
Leaked docs: Alphabet trains staff not to use terms like “market”, “barriers to entry”, and “network effects” in written communication to avoid antitrust issues — The Markup obtained internal documents that coach new employees to avoid creating …
Lauren Feiner / CNBC:
Analysis of hundreds of pages of documents from Facebook, Amazon, Apple, and Google released by the House antitrust committee and what they reveal — - Following last week´s grilling of the CEOs of Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google parent company Alphabet, the House Judiciary Committee released …
Sara Fischer / Axios:
Snapchat to roll out in-app voter registration tools in September, with four new features including a Voter Registration Mini and a voter guide — Snapchat is rolling out a slew of new tools and features to help prepare young people to vote in the November election.
Christine Hall / Crunchbase News:
Serialized fiction app Radish raises $63.2M Series A led by SoftBank Ventures Asia and Kakao Page — Serialized fiction app Radish landed $63.2 million in Series A funding, led by SoftBank Ventures Asia and Kakao Page, to tap into Hollywood´s storytelling community.
Eric Ravenscraft / OneZero:
Tests indicate wireless charging is much less efficient than cord charging; Pixel 4 charging tests showed wireless charging used 47% more power than cabled — We crunched the numbers on just how inefficient wireless charging is — and the results are pretty shocking