Techmeme
April 10, 2016, 2:45 PM

Top News

Sarah Frier / Bloomberg:
Personal sharing shifts from Facebook to more intimate audiences on Snapchat and Instagram  —  Facebook Wants You to Post More About Yourself  —  Staff said to call lack of intimate sharing ‘context collapse’  —  Facebook tries prompting more personal types of posting
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
Security experts say Burr-Feinstein draft encryption bill is flawed and dangerous  —  The Senate's Draft Encryption Bill Is ‘Ludicrous, Dangerous, Technically Illiterate’  —  As Apple battled the FBI for the last two months over the agency's demands that Apple help crack its own encryption …
John Everington / The National:
John Chen says BlackBerry will release two mid-range Android smartphones this year, one of them with physical keyboard, admits Priv was too expensive  —  BlackBerry switches focus back on mid-range smartphone market  —  BlackBerry has switched its focus back to the mid-range smartphone market …
Sean Gallagher / Ars Technica:
How skilled attackers are using newly evolved crypto-ransomware to turn every network intrusion into a potential payday  —  OK, panic—newly evolved ransomware is bad news for everyone  —  Crypto-ransomware has turned every network intrusion into a potential payday.
Tweets: @thepacketrat
Slack Platform Blog:
Slack shares its platform product roadmap, highlights app discovery, interactivity, and developer experience as major themes, suggests app ideas  —  The Slack Platform Roadmap  —  We know that being a developer is hard, and building on a platform is not a decision to be made lightly.
Tim Peterson / Marketing Land:
Facebook updates policy to let publishers post and tag paid-for content on verified pages  —  Facebook drops branded content restrictions for publishers  —  Facebook is letting publishers and other verified pages distribute branded-content for free, but it's unclear whether its labeling system is...
Kelly Jackson Higgins / darkREADING:
An analysis of the top 121 US undergraduate computer science programs found that none of the top 10 require students take a cybersecurity course  —  Top US Undergraduate Computer Science Programs Skip Cybersecurity Classes  —  New study reveals that none of the top 10 US university computer science …

Sponsor Posts

Tribe AI:
Build AI products that matter  —  Tribe AI helps organizations rapidly deploy AI solutions that have real business impact.  We bring together world class AI talent and tooling to drive differentiated results.
Prospect:
A running list of the best startups to join  —  We've analyzed thousands of startups using the same data VCs use and distilled our list down to the top 2%.  Discover and join the next Stripe, Airbnb, or Coinbase today.
Zoho:
How Zoho Cliq cultivates an inclusive and creative workplace  —  Traditional communication methods, like memos and formal meetings, have their value, but they can sometimes put a lid on creative sparks and keep important ideas from being heard.
Techmeme Leaderboards:
Discover the top reporters on AI, VR, policy, and much more  —  We've analyzed Techmeme's news crawl to identify the most influential and prolific writers on 48 news topics.  Download reports immediately for just $100.
Big Technology Podcast:
OpenAI's Big Week, Did Google Kill The Web, AWS CEO Resigns
The Big Technology Podcast, hosted by journalist Alex Kantrowitz, takes you behind the scenes in the tech world featuring interviews with plugged-in insiders and outside agitators.
Techmeme Ride Home:
Tue. 05/21 - Now You've Pissed Off Scar-Jo
The day's tech news, every day at 5pm ET. Fifteen minutes and you're up to date.
Subscribe via Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or RSS.
 

About This Page

This is a Techmeme archive page. It shows how the site appeared at 2:45 PM ET, April 10, 2016.

The most current version of the site as always is available at our home page. To view an earlier snapshot click here and then modify the date indicated.

More News

Earlier Picks

Connie Loizos / TechCrunch:
Barry Abrahamson / WordPress.com News:
Peter Kafka / Re/code:
Kif Leswing / Business Insider: