Apple takes a stand against the US Government; Twitter loses Stephen Fry, many others; Snapchat publishing; Moore’s Law on the ropes; hospital pays off hackers; new scifi reads; Kanye again; AbFab, PeeWee, Daredevil, (T)error; the great unbundling begins.
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The Internet Of Things Will Be The World’s Biggest Robot
IN THE NEWS
Trent Hamilton – iOS Programmer to the Stars!
Stephen Fry ‘quits’ Twitter over Bafta jibe
The Reason Twitter’s Losing Active Users
Facebook Is Ready to Publish Instant Articles From Every Publisher Around the World
Facebook Plans To Put Ads In Messenger
Global Chip Industry Readies for a Future Beyond Moore’s Law
Spotify looking to gain edge over rivals with local advertising in Canada
Cosmopolitan Editor Joanna Coles on Publishing to Snapchat: ‘F*ck It’
Hillary’s Top Donor Just Bought The Onion — Started Publishing Propaganda Immediately
Tim Cook: A Message to Our Customers
CONGRESSMAN LIEU STATEMENT ON APPLE COURT ORDER
JOHN MCAFEE: I’ll decrypt the San Bernardino phone free of charge so Apple doesn’t need to place a back door on its product
FBI ASKS U2 HOW THEY MANAGED TO GET INTO EVERYONE’S IPHONE
US intelligence chief: we might use the internet of things to spy on you
Repairing America’s Cybersecurity
Hollywood Hospital Held Hostage By Hackers Who Shut Down Their Network
Hospital Back To Normal After Hackers Paid Off With $17,000 In Bitcoin
Twitter password recovery bug exposes data of 10,000 users
Husband learns wife is pregnant from her Fitbit data
AT THE LIBRARY
Glasshouse by Charles Stross
Calamity (The Reckoners) by Brandon Sanderson
The Three-Body Problem by Cixin Liu
SOFTWARE, APPS, AND GADGETS
1Password for Families
Mattel Is Using 3D Printing to Resurrect An Old Hit
Rich Kids in Tiny Tesla Model S Ride-ons Will Now Be Looking Down on You Too
UglyEmail Chrome Extension
Optical Data Storage Squeezes 360TB on to a Quartz Disc—Forever
Kanye’s decision to make ‘Life of Pablo’ a Tidal exclusive is backfiring spectacularly
Oh darlings, it’s here! The Absolutely Fabulous movie trailer has been released.
KFC Netherlands – Fabrice Morvan mini-doc
MLB’s Blackout Rules Improved By Class Action Lawsuit Settlement
The FCC Just Voted to Break the Chains Binding You to Your Cable Box
Zane Lamprey on YouTube
The CyberWire Podcast
Augmented Humans: Technology is Changing Lives
THE WEB’S NOT DEAD
Explore Hieronymus Bosch’s Garden of Earthly Delights in an Amazing, Annotated Interactive
The Garden of Earthly Delights by Jheronimus Bosch
ARE YOU KIDDING ME?
Russia’s new ballistic missiles to be tested on asteroids
The director of ‘Star Wars: Episode IX’ wants to shoot scenes in outer space
Pope Says Contraception Is Okay by Him for Women in Zika Countries