Daily Articles: January 23, 2017

This is LG’s G6 smartphone

Mobile World Congress will be missing its usual Samsung flagship star in Barcelona next month, but there’s another Korean company ready to fill the void. LG has set a February 26th date for the… – The Verge

January 23rd, 2017 Tech News, The Verge

New York Times editor Quentin Hardy is heading to Google

He announced on Twitter Monday that he will be head of editorial for Google Cloud. – The Verge

January 23rd, 2017 Tech News, The Verge

Nest rehires its old CTO back after her brief run at Apple

After just seven months at Apple, robotics expert Yoky Matsuoka is rejoining Alphabet’s Nest as its chief technology officer. Matsuoka left Nest back in 2015 from her position as vice president of… – The Verge

January 23rd, 2017 Tech News, The Verge

First image of LG’s G6 reportedly leaked

LG is all but certain to be confirming its next flagship device, the G6, at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, and it seem’s we’ve now gotten our first too look at the device. The Verge has reportedly obtained the first image of the device – part of it anyway –  showing a sleek blue glass and … – The Next Web

January 23rd, 2017 Tech News, The Next Web

Oculus’ new film “Dear Angelica” is the most beautiful VR yet

We are finally out of the technology demo phase for virtual reality. Dear Angelica is pure art that gracefully leverages the transporting, first-person.. – TechCrunch

January 23rd, 2017 Tech News, TechCrunch

Facebook bug would’ve let anyone delete any video

Welcome to another episode of “Bug Bounties Work and Are Good!”. Remember that bug from a while back that would’ve let anyone delete your Facebook.. – TechCrunch

January 23rd, 2017 Tech News, TechCrunch

My Encounter With A Startup Villain: How Our CTO (Almost) Sunk Our Startup

If you already read my cofounder’s blog post, then you know much of what I am about to share with you. If you haven’t had the chance, then… – Hacker News

January 23rd, 2017 Hacker News, Tech News

Four principles for leadership in an uncertain world

How to identify risk versus uncertainty and deal with the damage caused by hindsight, as we face global change in 2017 – Hacker News

January 23rd, 2017 Hacker News, Tech News

Xbox One gets its first taste of Creators Update features

A preview includes a new home screen and guide, Cortana tweaks and greater accessibility. – Engadget

January 23rd, 2017 Engadget, Tech News

Clever “copilot” controller mode launches in latest Xbox guide update

Launching today for Xbox One “Insiders,” it offers a peek at an updated guide interface. – Ars Technica

January 23rd, 2017 Ars Technica, Tech News

Microsoft just laid off its best presenter

A staple of Microsoft’s recent press conferences has been Bryan Roper, the exuberant man wearing a trilby who was able to do a better job than anyone else on the planet at getting people excited… – The Verge

January 23rd, 2017 Tech News, The Verge

Trump’s new FCC chief is Ajit Pai, and he wants to destroy net neutrality

Donald Trump has elevated Ajit Pai to chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, giving control over the agency to a reliable conservative who’s been opposed to pretty much every big action… – The Verge

January 23rd, 2017 Tech News, The Verge

I played Rez in a vibrating bodysuit at Sundance

If it’s possible to have too much mindless fun at a film festival, I’ve done it. Not stupid fun, to be clear, just fun that defies rational analysis — in this case, a full-body haptic suit created… – The Verge

January 23rd, 2017 Tech News, The Verge

Tesla says safety concerns are driving the step-by-step Autopilot 2 rollout

Tesla is adopting a take-it-slow approach to the rollout of its next-generation Autopilot system, in an effort to balance safety concerns against its race to put advanced self-driving technology in… – The Verge

January 23rd, 2017 Tech News, The Verge

The Love is the latest weird turntable that wants to bring vinyl into the digital age

Vinyl’s resurgence in popularity means more companies are coming up with new and different ways to play back all those newly purchased records. Which means we get devices like Love, which puts a… – The Verge

January 23rd, 2017 Tech News, The Verge

Trump’s inauguration broke live video streaming records

Though some cried while others cheered, both sides tuned into to watch President Trump’s inauguration in sizable numbers – record-breaking numbers, in.. – TechCrunch

January 23rd, 2017 Tech News, TechCrunch

Time Inc-owned Viant acquires mobile ad company Adelphic

Viant, the ad tech company acquired by Time Inc. last year, just announced an acquisition of its own. The company has reached an agreement to buy Adelphic,.. – TechCrunch

January 23rd, 2017 Tech News, TechCrunch

Pavegen plans to power the world with footsteps

UK startup Pavegen plans to take its ingenious technology, which turns the kinetic energy from footsteps into electricity, and apply it to many other areas.. – TechCrunch

January 23rd, 2017 Tech News, TechCrunch

Trump’s FCC Chairman pick Ajit Pai heralds a weaker, meeker Commission

FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai was elevated today to Chairman by the Trump administration, setting the stage for a more restrained and permissive FCC than under.. – TechCrunch

January 23rd, 2017 Tech News, TechCrunch

Yahoo surprises no one by pushing back its Verizon acquisition close date

Yahoo reported its fourth quarter earnings to date, where as usual the financial metrics don’t really matter because the company is in the process of getting.. – TechCrunch

January 23rd, 2017 Tech News, TechCrunch

fastlane is joining Google

It’s only been a bit over year that fastlane joined Fabric at Twitter,
which enabled me and the team to build even more awesome things around
fastlane, just some examples:

* A web-app to build your fastlane configuration
* A pre-packaged fastlane, to have all dependencies bundled
* fastlane plugins, a new way to create powerful actions and extend
fastlane
* Full 2-factor support for Apple IDs
* Upgraded fastlane to be a mono-repo
* Launched the new docs.fastlane.tools page

Today it’s time for the next big step for fastlane: fastlane – along with
Hacker News

January 23rd, 2017 Hacker News, Tech News