Techmeme
March 5, 2022, 6:40 PM

Top News

Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Lapsus$ says if Nvidia doesn't remove crypto mining limits on its graphic cards and open source its GPU drivers, the group will release the source code it stole  —  Chipmaker has until Friday to comply or see its crown-jewel source code released.  —  Data extortionists who stole up to 1 terabyte …
Paresh Dave / Reuters:
PayPal suspends its services in Russia, including its money transfer service Xoom; Wise and Remitly also suspended some services in Russia earlier this week  —  Payments company PayPal Holdings Inc (PYPL.O) shut down its services early on Saturday in Russia, citing “the current circumstances …
Sohee Kim / Bloomberg:
Samsung suspends all product shipments to Russia, source says including chips, smartphones, electronics; Samsung has a 30%+ smartphone market share in Russia  —  Samsung Electronics Co. said product shipments to Russia have been suspended due to current geopolitical developments …
Kali Hays / Insider:
Meta pauses all Facebook ads targeting people in Russia and stops letting marketers in Russia run ads globally, after Roskomnadzor blocked Facebook in Russia  —  - Facebook made yet another move against Russia amid its invasion of Ukraine.  — The company is halting all ads in the country …
BuzzFeed News:
Roskomnadzor has reportedly blocked Twitter in Russia; a spokesperson says the company doesn't see “anything significantly different” than existing throttling  —  Russia's communications regulator said it blocked Facebook because of “discrimination against Russian media and information resources.”
New York Times:
A look at volunteer hackers in the Russia-Ukraine war with unverifiable identities and locations, blurring the line between amateurs and groups linked to states  —  The hackers have claimed a number of disruptions over the past week, blurring the lines between amateurs and groups linked to governments.
Jacob Silverman / New Republic:
For some right-wing libertarian-minded coiners, the right to freely trade crypto takes precedence over opposing a Russian invasion of a sovereign nation  —  Last month, a non-fungible token, or NFT, collector who goes by the pseudonymous Twitter handle @punk6529 posted a 56-part Twitter thread …
Issie Lapowsky / Protocol:
Rick Whiting / CRN:
Software AG, a developer of business and application integration software, acquires DataOps software developer StreamSets for €524M  —  Software AG says StreamSets' technology is complementary to its application integration product portfolio and will provide a boost to the company's Helix transformation initiative.

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
Vesto:
The treasury management platform built for startups  —  Put your idle cash to work, earn higher yields, and extend your runway with Vesto.
Zoho:
Collaborative consumption of labor: an overview  —  The relationship between employers and employees is reforming continuously.  It is becoming less transactional and more about sharing and collaboration.
Census:
Figma's CFO on how they built a $20B business with data  —  From Series B to acquisition, Figma needed Census to scale their business operations on top of their data warehouse.
Climate Draft:
Climate Career Resources for Laid Off Tech Workers  —  Your skills are in demand!  Check out our jobs board, learn about the climate ecosystem, and join our directory to make yourself discoverable to top venture-backed startups.
Techmeme Ride Home:
Wed. 12/07 - SBF Tried To Give Taylor Swift $100M? (She Said No)
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 6:40 PM ET, March 5, 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

NBC News:

Earlier Picks

Washington Post:
Karissa Bell / Engadget:
CNBC: