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Waymo joins the self-driving truck party, Twitter wants you to go verify yourself, Snap wants to break even, Facebook streams Major League Baseball, some weekend long-reads, and why that Obama going to Netflix story is a tech story.
The long-reads recommendations:
Bitcoin Is Ridiculous. Blockchain Is Dangerous (Bloomberg BusinessWeek)
The Story of The Internet, As Told By Know Your Meme (TheVerge)
This Is What Happens When Bitcoin Miners Take Over Your Town (Politico)
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