There was a lot that happened Friday and over the weekend. Let's help you get caught up and ready to start the week.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Photo: Chesnot/Getty Images
After a brutal week for Facebook that saw executive departures, a massive outage and the disclosure of a criminal investigation, the weekend offered the company little respite.
There were new revelations in the long-running Cambridge Analytica saga, as well as fresh concerns in the wake of the New Zealand shooting over the company's role in fomenting and amplifying extremism.
Why it matters: 10 days ago, CEO Mark Zuckerberg unveiled a massive reorientation of Facebook's priorities in the direction of private encrypted messaging. But rather than change the narrative, the time since that announcement has been filled with a familiar drumbeat of bad news.
ICYMI: All this follows what had already been an especially rough week, even for a company that has grown accustomed to negative stories. Last week saw...
The bottom line: Facebook has been through a lot of rough weeks without losing its grip on advertisers, customers and investors, and the latest developments may not change that equation.
The legal battle between Qualcomm and Apple is far from over. But some of the first key rulings are coming in. So far, it's a mixed bag.
Why it matters: This is one of the most high-stakes legal fights in tech featuring 2 giants of the industry, both of whom are used to getting their way.
Go deeper: Four takeaways from Apple and Qualcomm's big patent fight (CNET)
Steve Case in Denver for "Rise of the Rest" tour. Photo: Joe Amon/The Denver Post via Getty Images
Steve Case has been riding on a bus around the country looking for startups for several years now.
What's new: His "Rise of the Rest" tour got some of its broadest national exposure yet Sunday as "60 Minutes" devoted a segment to the effort to broaden startup culture to more places across the U.S.
What they're saying: In an email, Case tells Axios he hopes the attention will help "take 'Rise of the Rest' to the next level."
"We’re also hopeful more investors in places like Silicon Valley will hit the road as well," he says. "Startups are the bigger job creators, and we need to create jobs everywhere, so more Americans have a reason to be hopeful about the future.”
Details: "You're not really an asshole," the booklet says. "The madness of scootopia? It's not your fault."
A few key pointers: Stop for crosswalks and puppies. Don't park in trees.
Meet Tanitoluwa Adewumi. He's an 8-year-old chess champion. And a refugee. And homeless. And learned to play chess less than a year ago.
"Tani is a reminder that refugees enrich this nation — and that talent is universal, even if opportunity is not," NYT's Nicholas Kristof writes.