Week 5

Sunday, May 10

Microsoft now blocks reply-all email storms to end our inbox nightmares

Twitch roulette helps you find the loneliest streamers

American companies spent years in an economic boom. Then the coronavirus hit.

Chinese banking apps are over-collecting personal data

Waymo's autonomous cars return to Phoenix, but without passenger rides

Saturday, May 9

The VR winter

Elon Musk threatens to pull Tesla operations out of California

Why are some people better at working from home than others?

Alphabet’s Sidewalk Labs scraps its ambitious Toronto project

Eric Schmidt, who led Google's transformation into a tech giant, has left the company

Friday, May 8

Google says that the majority of its employees will work from home until 2021

Facebook’s redesigned desktop site with dark mode is now available everywhere

Uber, Lyft and Airbnb cut thousands of jobs as pandemic batters Silicon Valley

Alphabet gives up on its city of the future

Tesla secures $565 million loan for Shanghai factory

Thursday, May 7

Zoom, Xoom, Züm: Why Does Every Start-Up Sound Fast Now?

Google unifies all of its messaging and communication apps into a single team

Apple still dominates growing global smartwatch sector

Uber Eats grew like hell in Q1 but Uber’s still lost nearly $3B

Facebook to allow most employees to work from home through end of 2020

Wednesday, May 6

Spotify is testing video podcasts with two YouTube stars

Uber is laying off 3,700, as rides plummet due to COVID-19

How Apple reinvented the cursor for iPad

Google tells employees not to expense food, perks in work-from-home

Volvo bucks the industry, will sell LIDAR-equipped self-driving cars to customers by 2022

Tuesday, May 5

An Amazon warehouse worker in New York has died of COVID-19

Citing revenue declines, Airbnb cuts 1,900 jobs, or around 25% of its global workforce

Apple’s online-only WWDC starts on June 22nd

GoDaddy reports data breach involving SSH access on hosting accounts

As Europe slowly unlocks, E-scooter startups, like Helbiz, are wooing with offers

Monday, May 4

Amazon VP Resigns, Calls Company ‘Chickenshit’ for Firing Protesting Workers

The saga of Apple’s bad butterfly MacBook keyboards is finally over

Microsoft confirms Windows 10X is coming to laptops amid big jump in Windows usage

Robinhood raises $280M, pushing its valuation to $8.3B

Salesforce's chief innovation officer shares a playbook for leading during uncertainty