It's not a sure thing that the United Kingdom will leave the European Union, or that it will remain the United Kingdom as we know it. But assuming it does happen, it's already forcing European tech firms to reassess where they open offices, expand services and hire talent. Research firm CB Insights has a detailed point-by-point rundown of more potential consequences for tech in Europe.
[Sam Schechner | The Wall Street Journal]
YouTube, Facebook and other services are reportedly using software to automatically take down terroristic content (like ISIS videos), similar to how they remove copyrighted material. The government has been pressuring tech companies to do something like this for some time now.
[Joseph Menn and Dustin Volz | Reuters]
Amazon is expanding the number of brands with Dash product order buttons yet again, even though it's not clear how many people actually use them. But getting lots of people to use them is only part of the story; they're just one part of Amazon's efforts to partner with big brands.
[Sharon Terlep and Greg Bensinger | The Wall Street Journal]
On the latest Recode Decode podcast, artificial intelligence startup co-founders Jeff Hawkins and Donna Dubinsky talk about their company Numenta, tech entrepreneurship in the '90s and what Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos and others get wrong about AI.
[Eric Johnson | Recode]
Intel has been talking with bankers about selling its cyber security unit (formerly known as McAfee), which the company purchased for $7.7 billion about six years ago.
[Hannah Kuchler and James Fontanella-Khan | The Financial Times]
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