Zuckerberg has told Facebook staff he’s not overly worried about the boycotts. The Fab 4 CEOs of the biggest tech companies (minus Microsoft) all have a date to testify before Congress later this month. Police hacked an encrypted phone network popular with mafia types and the results won’t surprise you. And also, the weekend longreads suggestions.
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Links: Zuckerberg Tells Facebook Staff He Expects Advertisers to Return ‘Soon Enough’ (The Information) Apple CEO Tim Cook agrees to testify in House antitrust investigation (Apple Insider) Facebook is shutting down Lasso, its TikTok clone (TechCrunch) How Police Secretly Took Over a Global Phone Network for Organized Crime (Motherboard)
Weekend Longreads Suggestions: Mirror Wanted to Be the Next iPhone. Instead, It’s Selling to Lululemon. (Marker) There are more streaming choices than ever — why are prices going up? (The Verge) Apple’s Relentless Strategy, Execution, and Point of View (Learn By Shipping) Strategy Behind Blockbuster Grubhub Deal: Don’t Deliver (WSJ) Networks of self-driving trucks are becoming a reality in the US (recode) Did a Chinese Hack Kill Canada’s Greatest Tech Company? (Bloomberg Businessweek) Disney's Developed Movie-Quality Face-Swapping Technology That Promises to Change Filmmaking (Gizmodo)