Techmeme
March 21, 2022, 8:55 PM

Top News

The White House:
The White House again warns that Russia may expand cyberattacks against the US, citing “evolving intelligence that the Russian Government is exploring options”  —  This is a critical moment to accelerate our work to improve domestic cybersecurity and bolster our national resilience.
Joe Rossignol / MacRumors:
Apple's iCloud, App Store, Siri, Find My, Apple Maps, Music, Podcasts, and TV+ suffer outages; Apple's System Status page indicates the issues are now resolved  —  Apple is experiencing a widespread outage today, with a wide range of the company's services and apps down or experiencing issues currently.
John Gruber / Daring Fireball:
Apple drops the option to buy and rent content in the Apple TV app for Android TV and Google TV; sources: until recently Apple was exempt from Google's IAP cut  —  Rasmus Larsen, writing for FlatpanelsHD: … I can confirm via, as they say, sources familiar with the matter …
Jeff John Roberts / Decrypt:
Third-party vendor HubSpot says it was hacked, leading to customer data breach notifications at Circle, BlockFi, Pantera Capital, NYDIG, and other crypto firms  —  Crypto companies invest heavily in cybersecurity, but hackers can still burrow in by attacking their third-party vendors.
Ashley Gold / Axios:
DOJ asks judge in its antitrust case against Google to sanction Google for allegedly training staff to include counsel on email chains to avoid legal discovery  —  The Justice Department has asked the judge overseeing its antitrust case against Google to sanction the company …
Lauren Kaori Gurley / VICE:
Google reaches a settlement, under NDA, with six engineers who revealed the company's 2018-2020 anti-union campaign; four fired engineers will not be reinstated  —  The high-profile National Labor Relations Board case involved Google employees who organized around ethical concerns at the company in 2019.
Reuters:
A Moscow court finds Meta guilty of “extremist activity”, applying the decision to the already-banned Facebook and Instagram; WhatsApp remains unaffected  —  A Moscow court on Monday labelled Meta Platforms Inc (FB.O) an “extremist organisation”, but said the decision would not apply …
Hartley Charlton / MacRumors:
A developer shows Apple's Studio Display has 64GB of onboard NAND storage but only uses 2GB; the 64GB might be related to the Studio Display's A13 Bionic chip  —  Apple's Studio Display contains 64GB of onboard storage, but only 2GB are actually used by the display, a developer has discovered.
Yueqi Yang / Bloomberg:
Goldman Sachs executes its first over-the-counter crypto options trade; partner Galaxy Digital calls the move the first such transaction by a major US bank  —  Goldman Sachs Group Inc. executed its first over-the-counter crypto options trade, a further step in its expansion of digital-asset offerings to Wall Street investors.
Bill Toulas / BleepingComputer:
A malicious cartoon rendering Android app that steals Facebook credentials has been downloaded 100K times and is still available on the Google Play Store  —  A malicious Android app that steals Facebook credentials has been installed over 100,000 times via the Google Play Store, with the app still available to download.
Sarah McBride / Bloomberg:
Yuri Milner, the wealthy Russian who invested early in Twitter and Facebook through DST Global, is trying to distance himself from Kremlin-connected cash  —  Starting in the early 2010s, getting an invitation to Yuri Milner's château in Los Altos, Calif., meant you'd made it into Silicon Valley's …

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:
Powerful end-to-end Marketing Analytics with Zoho's Modern BI & Analytics Platform  —  In today's digital economy, a buyer goes through multiple touchpoints before making a final purchase.
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:
Wed. 08/10 - The Samsung Galaxy Unpacked 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 8:55 PM ET, March 21, 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

Javier Espinoza / Financial Times:

Earlier Picks

Benedict Evans:
Nathan Baschez / Every: