Techmeme
June 24, 2019, 2:55 AM

Top News

Samira Sadeque / The Daily Dot:
Ravelry, a social networking site for knitting with ~829K MAUs, bans all posts supportive of the Trump administration, which it claims supports white supremacy  —  Ravelry, the leading social networking website for knitting activities, banned posts that are supportive of President Donald Trump and his administration.
Ellen Nakashima / Washington Post:
Sources: US Cyber Command launched an offensive cyber strike on Thursday that disabled Iranian computer systems used to control rocket and missile launches  —  President Trump approved an offensive cyber-strike that disabled Iranian computer systems used to control rocket and missile launches …
David Streitfeld / New York Times:
A look at some egregious cases of counterfeit books sold on Amazon; this year Amazon began listing sales of counterfeit goods as a material risk in SEC filings  —  SPERRYVILLE, Va. — “The Sanford Guide to Antimicrobial Therapy” is a medical handbook that recommends the right amount …
Quartz:
US Bureau of Labor Statistics: the number of self-reported full-time taxi drivers, including drivers for Uber and Lyft, nearly tripled in the past ten years  —  Uber and Lyft radically changed the landscape for the taxi industry, and in cities like New York contributed to the collapse …
Sam Dean / Los Angeles Times:
Privacy experts worry about how Amazon and Walmart will store and use videos captured by cameras worn by delivery associates during in-home deliveries  —  The war for the e-commerce shopper is fought on the battlefield of convenience.  One-click ordering, same-day delivery …

Sponsor Posts

Niantic Lightship ARDK:
AR App Development Evolved: Join Niantic November 8, 2021  —  Create your own AR Real-World Metaverse with the Niantic Lightship ARDK.  Be part of the launch and join our virtual keynote November 8, 2021.
Zoho:
Project management at your fingertips: All about the Zoho Projects iOS update  —  Business software that is thriving post the remote work culture are those that offer multi-platform support.
Welcome:
Close more candidates.  Retain your employees.  Access real-time comp data.  —  Benchmark and communicate compensation to candidates and employees, powered by our real-time compensation and equity data.
Techmeme Leaderboards:
Find out who the top reporters are in 43 different tech categories  —  Who are the most influential writers on topics like AI, VR, IoT, or e-commerce?  We've analyzed Techmeme's news crawl data to find out.
Modern Finance Podcast:
Play-to-Earn Gaming with Yield Guild Games
Kevin Rose covers all things cryptocurrency, DeFi, NFTs, stock picks, and more.
Subscribe via Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or RSS.
Techmeme Ride Home:
Thu. 10/28 - Facebook's New Name Is Meta
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 2:55 AM ET, June 24, 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

Ashley Carman / The Verge:
Wall Street Journal:
Nat Levy / GeekWire: