Will Freeman / Guardian:
Atari co-founder Nolan Bushnell plans to revive “fundamental game design” of arcades in mobile games — Atari co-founder: mobile games make me want to throw my phone — Video games pioneer Nolan Bushnell is planning to revive the ‘hardcore fundamental game design’ ...
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Hulu hopes to launch an online TV service that streams popular broadcast and cable TV channels in Q1 2017 — Hulu Is Developing a Cable-Style Online TV Service — New subscription service would stream feeds of popular broadcast and cable TV channels
Kim Zetter / Wired:
A guide to mobile data network SS7 and its vulnerabilities, which can be exploited to track cell phone users and intercept their communications — The Critical Hole at the Heart of Our Cell Phone Networks — In February 2014, the US ambassador to Ukraine suffered an embarrassing leak.
David Kushner / Foreign Policy:
Profile of David Vincenzetti, founder of the Hacking Team whose spyware was used by over 40 governments worldwide — Fear This Man … As the sun rose over the banks of the Seine and the medieval, half-timbered houses of Rouen, France, on July 13, 2012, Hisham Almiraat opened his inbox to find...
Julian Sanchez / Just Security:
Feinstein-Burr anti-encryption bill is so broad that it could ban modern web browsers — Feinstein-Burr: The Bill That Bans Your Browser — Last week, I criticized the confused rhetorical framework that the Feinstein-Burr encryption backdoor proposal tries to impose on the ongoing ...
Polly Mosendz / Bloomberg:
Study finds Silicon Valley engineering interns earn $81,600 per year compared with national wage index of $46,481.52 — Do You Earn Less Than a Silicon Valley Intern? — The vast majority of interns in a recent survey said they did not attempt to negotiate their salary.
John Paul Titlow / Fast Company:
How Pandora plans to reinvent itself with on-demand streaming, ticket-selling, and live streaming concerts — Inside Pandora's Plan To Reinvent Itself—And Beat Back Apple And Spotify — In 2016, personalized Internet radio alone won't cut it. Here's how Pandora hopes t...
Los Angeles Times:
LA judge compels woman to unlock iPhone with fingerprint, sparking 5th amendment debate — The government wants your fingerprint to unlock your phone. Should that be allowed? — In a Glendale case, the FBI wants the fingerprint of Paytsar Bkhchadzhyan so her iPhone can be unlocked.
Colin Lecher / The Verge:
Uber settles with National Federation of the Blind, will pay $225K over 3 years, notify drivers they must provide transport to customers with service animals — Uber agrees to $225,000 settlement in lawsuit alleging discrimination against the blind — Uber has agreed to pay the National ...
Sam Knight / Guardian:
How Uber built its business in London from 5,000 to 1.7M active riders in three years — How Uber conquered London — To understand how the $60bn company is taking over the world, you need to stop thinking about cars — very week in London, 30,000 people download Uber to th...
Mark Walton / Ars Technica UK:
Huawei P9 review: great camera, design, and build quality but the Android 6.0-based Emotion UI skin and other software tweaks to stock Android hinder usability — Huawei P9 review: Great camera, great design, and ghastly software — Android 6 Marshmallow with Emotion UI 4.1
Dieter Bohn / The Verge:
Triby review: kitchen bluetooth speaker with Alexa integration and an e-ink screen is neat, flawed, and hard to recommend at $199 — Triby Review: Alexa on your fridge — The elevator pitch for the Triby is actually a kitchen pitch. 1. Take everything you like about the Amazon Echo ...
How Google's aggressive lobbying put it in a leadership position to shape regulation for driverless cars — How Google is shaping the rules of the driverless road — The battle to dominate the next generation of cars hinges in part on autonomous driving technology.
Patrick Howell O'Neill / The Daily Dot:
FBI uses malware created by an ex-employee of the Tor Project, Matt Edman, to hack Tor users — Former Tor developer created malware for the FBI — How does the U.S. government beat Tor, the anonymity software used by millions of people around the world? By hiring som...
A history of Marissa Mayer's tenure at Yahoo, and why her efforts haven't been enough to turn the company around — Yahoo's $8 Billion Black Hole — These moves haven't mollified investors. In March, Starboard Value, which once got the board of Darden Restaurants replaced by …