Techmeme
January 4, 2022, 2:45 AM

Top News

Sean Hollister / The Verge:
Samsung unveils Samsung Gaming Hub, coming to select 2022 Samsung TVs, offering support for Google Stadia, Nvidia's GeForce Now, and Utomik cloud gaming  —  Plus a mysterious way to pass through your game console's controller signals  —  Samsung is revealing a new lineup of smart TVs at CES 2022 today …
Chris Welch / The Verge:
Samsung says its 2022 TVs will support browsing, displaying, and purchasing NFTs, as well as viewing their history and blockchain metadata  —  Learn about an NFT's blockchain history from the comfort of your couch  —  Staring at your non-fungible tokens on a smartphone or laptop screen is fine and all …
Kif Leswing / CNBC:
Apple became the first company to reach a $3T market cap when its stock hit $182.86, tripling its valuation in under four years, before closing at $182.01  —  - Apple hit a market cap of $3 trillion, tripling in valuation in under four years.  — The milestone is mostly symbolic …
Mark Gurman / Bloomberg:
In 2022, Apple will likely finish ditching Intel by WWDC, debut the biggest MacBook Air redesign in history, and launch iPhone 14 with a hole-punch-sized notch  —  After a modest set of device launches in 2021, Apple Inc. is set for a stronger 2022—with new iPhones, AirPods and potentially a VR headset.
Brian Newar / Cointelegraph:
After a reported theft, OpenSea freezes 16 Bored Ape and Mutant Ape NFTs, worth ~$2.3M, leading some to point out the NFT space's lack of decentralization  —  Art gallery owner Todd Kramer had his valuable NFT collection stolen from his hot wallet yesterday, so OpenSea froze the stolen assets worth about $2.2 million.
David Lumb / CNET:
AT&T and Verizon agree to delay the launch of their upgraded 5G networks for two weeks over aviation safety concerns from the FAA and the airline industry  —  The companies were poised to roll out the so-called C-band airwaves this week, which promise to bring improved speed and coverage to their 5G networks.
Bloomberg:
The US takes Kremlin insider Vladislav Klyushin into custody; sources say he has documents related to Russia's hack of DNC servers during the 2016 US election  —  IT executive Vladislav Klyushin's journey into U.S. custody is a blow to the Kremlin, say people familiar with a Russian intelligence assessment of what he may have to offer
Lananh Nguyen / New York Times:
Big US banks are slowly embracing cloud services like AWS, Azure, and GCP, after hesitating for years due to regulation, cyberattacks, and old infrastructure  —  Cloud computing is slowly changing how Wall Street banks handle their business, but concerns with security remain.
Bloomberg:
Real estate investment trust Digital Realty agrees to acquire a majority stake in Africa's largest data center operator Teraco at a ~$3.5B valuation  —  Digital Realty Trust Inc. said it agreed to acquire a majority stake in Teraco Data Environments Pty, Africa's largest data-center operator …
More: PR Newswire and Reuters
Allison Johnson / The Verge:
Samsung unveils Galaxy S21 FE, with a 6.4-inch display, Snapdragon 888, 120Hz refresh rate, triple-lens rear camera, and a 32MP selfie camera, starting at $699  —  There's now even less room between the ceiling of the A-series and the floor of the S-series  —  After a year of will-they-or …

Sponsor Posts

Intel:
Managing a Complex Multi-Cloud Environment Requires a Reliable Ecosystem  —  To avoid vendor lock-in and effectively manage your mission critical workload needs, you need a reliable ecosystem and architecture
Zoho:
Is Inbox Zero really “inbox 0”?  —  Merlin Mann, the founder and writer of the blog 43 Folders, was the first person to introduce the Inbox Zero Method.  According to Mann, the method isn't about seeing Inbox 0 when you open your email.
MicroAcquire:
New opportunities are waiting for you  —  Join 100,000+ entrepreneurs buying and selling startups on the world's #1 acquisition marketplace.  Expertly curated to match serious buyers with pre-vetted startups of all sizes.
Techmeme Leaderboards:
Find the top reporters on AI, NFTs, VR, AR, VC and much more  —  We've analyzed Techmeme's news crawl data to identify the most influential writers on 46 topics.  Download reports immediately for just $100.  No sub needed!
Techmeme Ride Home:
Thu. 10/06 - The Made By Google Event
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 AM ET, January 4, 2022.

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

Eliot Brown / Wall Street Journal:
Sami Fathi / MacRumors:

Earlier Picks

Dan Gallagher / Wall Street Journal:
Financial Times:
Ben Smith / New York Times:
Hartley Charlton / MacRumors: