Techmeme
June 18, 2022, 9:30 AM

Top News

Emily Baker-White / BuzzFeed News:
Leaked audio from 80+ internal TikTok meetings: ByteDance staff in China repeatedly accessed data about US TikTok users between September 2021 and January 2022  —  For years, TikTok has responded to data privacy concerns by promising that information gathered about users in the United States …
Reuters:
TikTok says it has completed migrating its US users' data to Oracle's servers in the US  —  TikTok has completed migrating its U.S. users' information to servers at Oracle Corp (ORCL.N), in a move that could address U.S. regulatory concerns over data integrity on the popular video app, the company confirmed to Reuters.
Bloomberg:
Bitcoin falls by 6%+ to below $20,000 for the first time since December 2020, the twelfth straight day of decline, as ether briefly dropped below $1,000  —  Bitcoin dropped below $20,000 for the first time since December 2020 as evidence of deepening stress within the crypto industry keeps piling …
Oliver Knight / CoinDesk:
Mary Ann Azevedo / TechCrunch:
Brex says it will no longer work with SMBs that do not have venture funding and will shut down “tens of thousands” of accounts after August 15  —  Three months after announcing it would make a big push into software and enterprise, fintech giant Brex is apparently abandoning …
Aisha Malik / TechCrunch:
Meta unveils Avatars Store, where users can buy digital clothes for avatars, and plans to make it a marketplace where developers can create and sell clothing  —  Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced today that the company is launching a digital designer clothing store called the “Meta Avatars Store.”
Andrea Peterson / The Record:
The US DOJ says RSocks, a Russian botnet used to hijack millions of devices worldwide for use as proxy servers, was disrupted in an international operation  —  The Department of Justice announced Thursday that the U.S. and international law enforcement partners in the United Kingdom, Germany …
Lauren Feiner / CNBC:
In a letter, 21 US lawmakers ask Google to clamp down on “misleading” search results that steer people searching for abortions services to anti-abortion clinics  —  - A group of lawmakers are urging Google to clamp down on misleading search results that allegedly steer people searching …
Varsha Bansal / TIME:
A look at India's Open Network for Digital Commerce (ONDC), which could help the country's mom-and-pop retailers compete against rapid grocery delivery startups  —  When Jay Prakash, a 35-year-old shopkeeper, inherited his father's local convenience store in Bengaluru, it had a dependable …

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:
ProTips: 5 data migration pointers for a help desk switch  —  This is a guest post by Help Desk Migration.  Switching to a new help desk system can be daunting.  Perhaps you know it's good and necessary, but you keep postponing it to the next Monday.
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:
(Portfolio Profile) Stashpad
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 9:30 AM ET, June 18, 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

Anton Shilov / AnandTech:

Earlier Picks

Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Financial Times: