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Mozilla announces Project Quantum, an effort to develop a faster browser engine that will power Firefox beginning in 2017 (Stephen Shankland/CNET)

Stephen Shankland / CNET: Mozilla announces Project Quantum, an effort to develop a faster browser engine that will power Firefox…

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Sources shed light on how Dubai-based surveillance firm DarkMatter is helping the UAE government track, locate, and hack its citizens (Jenna McLaughlin/The Intercept)

Jenna McLaughlin / The Intercept: Sources shed light on how Dubai-based surveillance firm DarkMatter is helping the UAE government track,…

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IBM execs say years of huge investments in Watson, which employs 1K people, are yielding profitable opportunities in markets like healthcare and manufacturing (Steve Lohr/New York Times)

Steve Lohr / New York Times: IBM execs say years of huge investments in Watson, which employs 1K people, are…

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MacBook Pro is a hybrid system where modified watchOS on ARM-based T1 securely runs Touch Bar, Apple Pay, Touch ID, and more, while Intel x86 CPU handles macOS (Matthew Panzarino/TechCrunch)

Matthew Panzarino / TechCrunch: MacBook Pro is a hybrid system where modified watchOS on ARM-based T1 securely runs Touch Bar,…

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ProPublica's report on Facebook's "ethnic affinity" ad targeting explored the potential for abuse, but was misleading and failed to show actual abuse (Danny Sullivan/Marketing Land)

Danny Sullivan / Marketing Land: ProPublica’s report on Facebook’s “ethnic affinity” ad targeting explored the potential for abuse, but was…

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Automattic CEO Matt Mullenweg accuses Wix of copying WordPress for its mobile app, skirting GPL requirements of attribution and public release of code (Matt Mullenweg)

Matt Mullenweg: Automattic CEO Matt Mullenweg accuses Wix of copying WordPress for its mobile app, skirting GPL requirements of attribution…

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Premium Wi-Fi chip designer Quantenna Communications raises $107M in an IPO, closes down 3% on a first day of trading valuing company at about $508M (Cromwell Schubarth/Silicon Valley …)

Cromwell Schubarth / Silicon Valley Business Journal: Premium Wi-Fi chip designer Quantenna Communications raises $107M in an IPO, closes down…

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Blackline up almost 40% on a first day of trading after raising $146M in an IPO (Katie Roof/TechCrunch)

Katie Roof / TechCrunch: Blackline up almost 40% on a first day of trading after raising $146M in an IPO …

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Vine struggled to monetize and compete with Instagram and Snapchat amid executive churn, while failing to find strategic benefits for Twitter (Casey Newton/The Verge)

Casey Newton / The Verge: Vine struggled to monetize and compete with Instagram and Snapchat amid executive churn, while failing…

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Facebook launches election tool with information on national, state, and local candidates and issues, lets voters choose to share choices for specific races (Facebook)

Facebook: Facebook launches election tool with information on national, state, and local candidates and issues, lets voters choose to share…