Latest in Gear

Image credit: Devindra Hardawar/Engadget

Recommended Reading: Why is Apple breaking up with Intel?

The week's noteworthy writing on technology and more.
Billy Steele
June 20, 2020
196 Shares
Share
Tweet
Share

Sponsored Links

MacBook Pro
Devindra Hardawar/Engadget

After 15 years, Apple prepares to break up with Intel

Don Clark and Jack Nicas, The New York Times

One of the big announcements at Monday’s WWDC virtual keynote is expected to be Apple’s long-rumored breakup with Intel. The partnership has equipped Macs for years with processors, but it appears Apple is finally ready to debut its own chips, taking control of more aspects of its supply chain. The New York Times explains how we got here and why the move would be big news.

Spotify staked its future on podcasts. Then the pandemic changed how we listen

Kerry Flynn, CNN Business

CNN spoke with Spotify's Chief Content and Advertising Business Officer Dawn Ostroff and a few others about how the pandemic has changed media consumption — particularly podcasts. Now that people are working from home, there’s no longer a daily commute. However, “every day now looks like the weekend,” and there’s a boom in new shows, too.

Jon Stewart is back to weigh in

David Marchese, The New York Times

For years, Jon Stewart was a source a comic relief from the insanity of politics. He was also a much-needed voice of reason when things got downright absurd. As you can imagine, amidst the unrelenting barrage of 2020, he has a few things on his mind.

All products recommended by Engadget are selected by our editorial team, independent of our parent company. Some of our stories include affiliate links. If you buy something through one of these links, we may earn an affiliate commission.
Comment
Comments
Share
196 Shares
Share
Tweet
Share

Popular on Engadget

Amazon has eliminated single-use plastic at its Indian fulfilment centers

Amazon has eliminated single-use plastic at its Indian fulfilment centers

View
Ubisoft is giving away 'Watch Dogs 2' on PC this weekend

Ubisoft is giving away 'Watch Dogs 2' on PC this weekend

View
The best laptops to use for schoolwork and gaming

The best laptops to use for schoolwork and gaming

View
Facebook is shutting down its Pinterest-like experimental app

Facebook is shutting down its Pinterest-like experimental app

View
LG's $1,300 sound bar is made to match the new GX series OLEDs

LG's $1,300 sound bar is made to match the new GX series OLEDs

View

From around the web

Page 1Page 1ear iconeye iconFill 23text filevr