Space nets; Amazon goes to NYC; FCC takes on robocalls; selling your data; Uber eats bigger than rides; Cameo celeb shout outs; running out of spectrum; gaming Wikipedia & Google images; database of banned bar patrons; what’s on your iPhone doesn’t stay there; the Alexa forget loop; Pokemon sleep; Duet; Cryptokitties & dapps; tech philanthropy; freedom gas.
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Businesses Balk at FCC Bid to Block Robocalls
Amazon Is Shopping for Office Space in Manhattan, Proving HQ2 Haters Pretty Much Entirely Right
Satellite uses giant net to practice capturing space junk
AeroDork on Twitter
IN THE NEWS
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Sell Your Data. Earn Passive Income. What Could Go Wrong?
Ten Arguments for Deleting Your Social Media Accounts Right Now by Jaron Lanier
We should opt into data tracking, not out of it, says DuckDuckGo CEO Gabe Weinberg
Uber Eats, micromobility services are growing faster than Uber’s core ride-hailing business
Cameo, the celebrity shout-out startup, nears $300m valuation
Uber will start deactivating riders with low ratings
We’re Running Out of Spectrum for Both New and Old Technologies
The NIN-Lil Nax X connection that might cause some legal problems
Tech giant brings software to a gun fight
THE NORTH FACE USED WIKIPEDIA TO CLIMB TO THE TOP OF GOOGLE SEARCH RESULTS
ID at the Door: Meet the Security Company Building an International Database of Banned Bar Patrons
It’s the middle of the night. Do you know who your iPhone is talking to?
Now you can order Alexa to forget what you just said
42 Million Dating App Records Exposed Online, Leaking User IP Addresses and Location Data
APPS & DOODADS
Amazon just launched a $90, 5.5-inch Echo Show
Is Pokémon Sleep a next-level nightmare or just a distracting daydream?
Agon® Posture Corrector Clavicle Brace Support Strap, Posture Brace Medical Device to Improve Bad Posture, Thoracic Kyphosis, Shoulder Alignment Upper Back Pain Relief for Men and Women
CryptoKitties and Dice Games Fail to Lure Users to Dapps
Björk, Jeff Goldblum, David Lynch, and more on what happens when we die
Mackenzie Bezos and the Pitfalls of Tech Philanthropy
5 Mistakes Mackenzie Bezos And Other Mega-Donors Should Avoid
I’m a Former Elite Athlete and I Call BS on Tech’s Obsession With Working Long Hours By Jason Shen
Victory for Fathers in a Parental Leave Case That Could Be a Harbinger
Natural Gas Is Now Called ‘Freedom Gas,’ According to the Department of Energy