Amazon reviewers find Good Night Moon’s choice to rhyme moon with moon “unacceptable”

Full moon appears after midnight in Brussels, Belgium on July 17, 2019. | Photo by Dursun Aydemir/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images And the rest of the week’s best writing on books and related subjects. Welcome to Vox’s weekly book link roundup, a curated selection of the internet’s best writing on books and related subjects. Here’s the best the web has to offer for the week of September 1, 2019. At OneZero, Angela Lashbrook considers the problems of…

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How Travis Kalanick’s foes tried using the New York Times to force him out of Uber

Former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick, speaking at a technology conference in Beijing, China, in 2016. | Wang K’aichicn/Visual China Group via Getty Images/Visual China Group via Getty Images An interview with Times reporter and author Mike Isaac, on covering a titanic battle and being used as leverage in that battle. Super Pumped: The Battle for Uber is an excellent story about the rise and fall of Uber CEO Travis Kalanick, who resigned in 2017 under…

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Best Buy is leaving smart home users in the cold, but its Wi-Fi freezer will still mostly work

Image: Best Buy Best Buy has quietly announced that the mobile app platform for controlling its Insignia brand of smart home devices will be shutting down on November 6th. The company says affected products will still function at a basic level, but any features that rely on its Insignia Connect app and platform will no longer work. The products include its Insignia smart wall plugs, Wi-Fi light switches, its smart camera, and its Wi-Fi freezer…

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