Good Day! Here’s the Technologynews you need to know this Monday to start your week-
1.The future of cannabis is vaping — here’s how it works.The days of rolling joints are coming to an end.In 2017, more and more people are choosing to consume marijuana electronically.Just like so many things about life in the post-smartphone world, cannabis is being made more convenient and accessible through modern technology.
2.Life inside Snap has changed a lot since its IPO. We dug deep into the company behind Snapchat, from concerns over stock to its culture of secrecy.
3.The next iPhone’s homescreen and face unlock may have just been confirmed by HomePod firmware. The Verge reports that hidden inside Apple’s code are clues to what the eagerly anticipated “iPhone 8” might include.
4.The Tesla Model 3 has an incredibly minimalist interior. It ditches the traditional instrument cluster in favour of a single touchscreen.
5.Apple is removing virtual private network (VPN) services from its app store in China. VPNs can be used to evade government censorship.
6.Ousted Uber CEO Travis Kalanick may be trying to position himself for an eventual return to the company. Recode reports that he has told people he is “Steve Jobs-ing it,” a reference to how the Apple cofounder was forced out of his company before returning.
7.SoundCloud once accidentally banned Justin Bieber. BuzzFeed has published a longread looking inside the struggling music startup.
8.A US court has ruled that politicians blocking users violates free speech. New York Magazine reports that a federal court in Virginia recently ruled against a local politician on the subject.
9.Hackers have shown proof-of-concepts of how to beat hardware-based two-factor authentication (2FA), Motherboard reports. 2FA is an extremely useful way to protect your accounts, but it’s not perfect.
10.A disappointed Pokémon Go Fest attendee has proposed a class-action lawsuit against Niantic, TechCrunch reports. The event, the first of its kind, was a disaster, beset by technical issues.