Weekly readings – 12th October 2019

Through Vietnam’s Stories of Coffee and Rice, a Trio Finds Where Art and History Meet

To grow tech startups’ success, Malaysian government becomes a venture capitalist

Over 25% of your cable bills may well be bogus fees, says Consumer Reports

Drivers Say Reporting Assault to Lyft is ‘Extremely Traumatic’

How I failed

Writing is Thinking: Learning to Write with Confidence

The Google SEO Bible: Everything a Startup Needs to Know. I have to say that even if you follow all

The Untold Story About the Founding of Google Maps

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Update on China’s bike-sharing

Weekly readings – 29th June 2019

Bodies in seats. A horrifying investigative piece on the working environment of and the emotional toll on employees who are tasked with policing content on Facebook.

Millions of Business Listings on Google Maps Are Fake—and Google Profits. Fake business listings plague Google Maps and can spell potential danger on users.

Why Google+ Failed. An insider perspective on why Google’s attempt to unseat Facebook failed.

The 70-year-old retiree who became America’s worst counterfeiter. A highly interesting story that I believe is unknown to many.

GDPR Enforcement Tracker. 56 fines since its official introduction with Google’s $50 million fine as the biggest one so far. Whether GDPR met your expectation, the most important point I think is that without regulations, how could you hold companies accountable?

How E-Commerce Sites Manipulate You Into Buying Things You May Not Want

The Insulin Racket. A deep dive into why insulin, which is very critical to many’s well-being, became three times more expensive in the span of 10 years. Drug companies profited while lives were devastated.

Jony Ive Is Leaving Apple. I like John Gruber’s take on this.

Freemium’s Public Moment. Some interesting head-to-head comparisons between Fremium-based companies

Amazon is watching.