Apr 30th 2017
This Week in Tech 612
Sky Pirates of Silicon Valley
Apple slashes affiliate commissions and stops paying Qualcomm royalties. Google's founders each have their own flying contraptions in the works. Amazon's new Echo Look wants pictures of your clothes. Uber wants all of your data. WikiTribune wants to fight fake news. Hackers just want money from Netflix. The Juicero was just a bad, bad idea.
- Ashley Esqueda has the last three pairs of chunky hot pink LA Eyeworks glasses in existence
- Greg Ferro points out that American blimps used safe, non-explosive helium.
- Devindra Hardawar begs you not to see The Circle
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- Watch this Larry Page-backed flying car take to the sky above a lake
- Apple cuts App Store affiliate commission from 7% to 2.5%
- A look at Travis Kalanick's risk taking, from his early startups to Uber, which once led Tim Cook to threaten Kalanick with app
- Daring Fireball: On Uber’s ‘Identifying and Tagging’ of iPhones
- People are freaked out that Unroll.me sold email data to Uber - Business Insider