Techmeme
March 31, 2019, 1:40 PM

Top News

Gavin De Becker / The Daily Beast:
Jeff Bezos' security chief says his investigation concluded with high confidence that Saudi Arabia “had access to Bezos' phone, and gained private information”  —  The National Enquirer's lawyer tried to get me to say there was no hacking.  —  For 40 years, I've advised …
Mark Zuckerberg / Washington Post:
Mark Zuckerberg calls for global regulations in four areas: policing harmful content, election integrity, a GDPR-like privacy framework, and data portability  —  Mark Zuckerberg is founder and chief executive of Facebook.  —  Technology is a major part of our lives, and companies such as Facebook have immense responsibilities.
Andrew Liptak / The Verge:
Sheryl Sandberg says Facebook is exploring restrictions on who can go Live depending on factors such as prior Community Standard violations after Christchurch  —  Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg outlined three steps that the company is taking
Taylor Lorenz / The Atlantic:
How Instagram became the default way some connect with new friends: it's more casual than LinkedIn, while offering more info and less risk than phone numbers  —  The app has become the default way to connect with new friends, dates, or business contacts.  —  When Chris Rackliffe …
Wolfie Zhao / CoinDesk:
South Korean crypto exchange Bithumb says around $13M in the EOS cryptocurrency has been stolen in a hack it suspects was an insider job  —  South Korean crypto exchange Bithumb has had around $13 million in the EOS cryptocurrency stolen in a hack it suspects was an insider job.
Anna Hensel / Digiday:
A look at Pinterest's efforts to position itself as the platform at the top of the purchasing funnel, challenges with the “buy button”, ads, and visual search  —  Pinterest's imminent IPO raises new questions about how big of a role the platform will play in the future of social commerce.
Dan Bilefsky / New York Times:
A profile of AI pioneer Yoshua Bengio, a co-recipient of the 2018 A.M. Turing Award, who says he supports regulating AI, including a ban on “killer robots”  —  MONTREAL — Yoshua Bengio is worried that innovations in artificial intelligence that he helped pioneer could lead to a dark future …
Craig Lloyd / iFixit:
A theory on Apple's AirPower: its overlapping multi-coil design worked in the lab but complying with FCC's rules for safe wireless emissions was too challenging  —  In a surprising turn of events, Apple has cancelled its long-awaited AirPower wireless charging mat.

Sponsor Posts

Smartsheet:
What can your workforce learn from gamers?  —  Our Future of Work podcast explores how gamification will play in driving achievement in the workforce.
Zoho:
How to create a winning hypothesis for your A/B test [Template + Example]  —  The elementary purpose of an A/B test is to improve user experience, eventually increasing the chance of converting visitors to leads.
Intel:
The PC of the future (and present) has AI at the core  —  Intel Deep Learning Boost and on-device AI reduce lag, speed performance, and help usher in the future of the industry
Blockset:
The ‘Plaid for crypto’  —  Blockset provides all the building blocks for building great crypto apps.  From accessing on-chain data to writing transactions in realtime.  Hit the market faster and cut dev costs through one API.
Mattermost:
How real-time messaging can help you ship faster.  —  Read our guide to learn everything you need to know about using ChatOps for higher productivity and faster dev cycles.

Listen to Techmeme's Podcast:

Techmeme Ride Home: Fri. 01/17 - Jack Dorsey Asked Elon Musk How To Fix Twitter Subscribe via Apple Podcasts, Google Play, or RSS.
 

About This Page

This is a Techmeme archive page. It shows how the site appeared at 1:40 PM ET, March 31, 2019.

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