Industry Updates

March Madness indeed! UVA goes down and all brackets go bust – CNET

Hail underdogs! A No. 16 seed had never beat a No. 1 in the NCAA men’s basketball tournament, until the UMBC Retrievers bounded along. …

Facebook bans Trump-linked campaign data firm – CNET

The world’s largest social network said it’s banning a data analytics firm, called Cambridge Analytica, after reports it lied about how it treated user data. …

Boeing's new 737 MAX 7 airplane completes first test flight – CNET

The next version of Boeing’s popular 737 aircraft has the longest range of any MAX plane.

CNET Asks: Are you excited about the new Fitbit Versa? – CNET

Fitbit this week announced the Versa, the company’s latest attempt at a full-on smartwatch. We want to know your thoughts on Fitbit’s newest offering! …

You may have to wait for Oculus Go until Facebook's May event – CNET

Facebook’s upcoming $199 cordless headset reportedly won’t arrive for a couple more months.

Qualcomm's ex-CEO departs board, mulls taking company private – CNET

Paul Jacobs may launch a bid to take over Qualcomm, which his father co-founded.

Ranchers ask 'Where's the beef?' in lab-grown meat – CNET

With the growth of faux burger companies like Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods, the US Cattlemen’s Association asks the government to officially define “meat” and “beef.” …

Microsoft considers forcing Windows 10 Mail users to use Edge – CNET

In a note to early testers for its Windows software for PCs, Microsoft says it’s making the change to ensure security. …

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