Techmeme
September 24, 2022, 3:40 PM

Top News

William Gallagher / AppleInsider:
Report: some NFT startups say they limit functionality in their iOS apps because Apple insists that its 30% in-app purchases commission applies to all trades  —  Startup and trading NFT firms say they ignore the App Store because Apple's rules, and 30% commission, make it untenable for them.
Nikhilesh De / CoinDesk:
Governor Newsom vetoes a crypto regulation bill that required licenses to facilitate transactions; the California State Assembly passed the bill in August 2022  —  The California Assembly passed the bill, which would create a licensing regime and stablecoin stipulations, at the end of August.
Manish Singh / TechCrunch:
Source: Byju's paid ~$234M to Blackstone for ~38% shares in Aakash, settling its dues to the private equity firm as part of the ~$1B acquisition in April 2021  —  Byju's has cleared all its dues to Blackstone by paying $234 million it owed the global investment giant for the $1 billion acquisition of Aakash …
More: Reuters
Natasha Singer / New York Times:
Study: LinkedIn's A/B testing of its People You May Know algorithm, involving 4M+ users in 2015 and 16M+ in 2019, could have affected some users' livelihoods  —  A study that looked back at those tests found that relatively weak social connections were more helpful in finding jobs than stronger social ties.
Rest of World:
A look at the fight between delivery apps in Brazil after the local government launched delivery app Valeu to take on iFood, which controls 80%+ of the market  —  Free-market politicians argue that a government-controlled app is unfair competition.  —  • RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL
Cecilia D'Anastasio / Bloomberg:
Internal letter shows Twitch SVP of global creators Constance Knight resigned on the same day the company announced revenue sharing changes for top creators  —  The senior vice president of global creators at Twitch told employees she is leaving the company on the same day it announced changes …
Todd Woody / Bloomberg:
How Whale Safe is using real-time data and AI to detect endangered whales in the Bay Area's busy shipping lanes and alert ships to avoid collisions  —  Is your iPhone whale-safe?  Smartphones, like many consumer products, arrive in the US on giant container ships, vessels that are leading killers …

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.
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.
Zoho:
Email templates in shared inboxes: the ultimate time-saver  —  Have you ever gotten frustrated drafting emails with the same content over and over again?  If so, you know that it involves grunt work …
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. 11/30 - Am I On Your Spotify Wrapped This Year?
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 3:40 PM ET, September 24, 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

Josh Taylor / The Guardian:
Taylor Lorenz / Washington Post:

Earlier Picks

Jennifer Elias / CNBC:
Drew Harwell / Washington Post:
Tripp Mickle / New York Times:
Nelson Wang / CoinDesk: