Techmeme
August 22, 2022, 11:20 PM

Top News

Karissa Bell / Engadget:
Instagram is internally testing Candid Challenges, a BeReal-like feature that gives users two minutes to take and share a photo at a different time each day  —  Instagram is testing a new feature called Candid Challenges, which bears a striking resemblance to BeReal, a photo sharing app popular among …
Lawrence Abrams / BleepingComputer:
LockBit ransomware's leak sites suffer a DDoS attack after it claimed responsibility for breaching Entrust in June; LockBit blames Entrust for the DDoS attack  —  The LockBit ransomware operation's data leak sites have been shut down over the weekend due to a DDoS attack telling them to remove Entrust's allegedly stolen data.
Richard Lawler / The Verge:
Elon Musk subpoenas former Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, ahead of his trial with Twitter set to begin on October 17 in the Delaware Court of Chancery  —  Dorsey joins the battle  —  As Twitter and Elon Musk prepare for their October 17th trial date in the Delaware Court of Chancery to argue …
Brian Heater / TechCrunch:
Apple expands its Self Service Repair offerings to cover the M1 MacBook Air and M1 MacBook Pros; the repair kit is available to rent for $49  —  Four months after opening its Self Service Repair offerings to iPhone owners in the U.S., Apple is adding a handful of MacBooks to the mix.
Tom Warren / The Verge:
Microsoft is putting more ads in Outlook for iOS and Android for users of its free services; ads appear at the top of inbox and look like real emails  —  Free users can avoid most of them by using Focused Inbox  —  Microsoft has started putting more ads in Outlook mobile for iOS and Android in recent months.

Sponsor Posts

Opal:
Introducing Tadpole: the tiny webcam for laptops  —  With a mirrorless Sony sensor, directional microphone, and tap-to-mute feature, the Tadpole works with both Mac and PC and is the perfect webcam to take with you everywhere.
Tribe AI:
Build AI products that matter  —  Tribe AI helps organizations rapidly deploy AI solutions that have real business impact.  We bring together world class AI talent and tooling to drive differentiated results.
Cache:
More than 10% of your net worth in one stock?  —  Cache helps protect your hard-earned wealth.  Swap your stocks for a diversified fund without a giant tax bill.  Once for the ultra-wealthy, now available for you.
Zoho:
What are the different types of order forms?  —  Remember that childhood lemonade stand where you proudly displayed a hand-drawn sign listing your refreshing beverage and its price?
Prospect:
A running list of the best startups to join  —  We've analyzed thousands of startups using the same data VCs use and distilled our list down to the top 2%.  Discover and join the next Stripe, Airbnb, or Coinbase today.
The Logan Bartlett Show:
EP 108: Olivier Pomel (CEO, Datadog) Shares Every Lesson From Scaling to $40B
A podcast hosted by Logan Bartlett, an investor at Redpoint Ventures, covering tech with industry insiders.
Subscribe to The Logan Bartlett Show!
Techmeme Ride Home:
Thu. 06/20 - Ilya Sutskever's New AI Startup
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 11:20 PM ET, August 22, 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

Varsha Bansal / Wired:

Earlier Picks

Laura Cooper / Wall Street Journal:
Lora Kolodny / CNBC: