Techmeme
October 1, 2022, 6:50 PM

Top News

Devin Coldewey / TechCrunch:
Stadia was doomed from the start because Google knows next to nothing about gaming and no one wants to invest in services they don't trust Google to keep around  —  There's a lot of chatter right now about the “surprise” shutdown of Stadia, Google's game-streaming service.
Ryan Gajewski / The Hollywood Reporter:
Bruce Willis refutes a report that he sold his digital likeness rights to Deepcake, which confirms and says the company created his “digital twin” for 2021 ads  —  Recent reports claimed that the star had become the first Hollywood figure to sell his rights to a company …
Bill Toulas / BleepingComputer:
Symantec details an ongoing campaign by the Witchetty hacking group, potentially tied to a China-backed threat actor, that hides malware in a Windows logo image  —  Security researchers have discovered a malicious campaign by the ‘Witchetty’ hacking group, which uses steganography to hide a backdoor malware in a Windows logo.
William Gallagher / AppleInsider:
Local media: South Korea's Fair Trade Commission raided Apple's Seoul offices over allegations the App Store is charging 33% IAP fees rather than the stated 30%  —  Officials from Korea's Fair Trade Commission conducted a dawn raid on Apple's offices in Gangnam-gu, Seoul …
Jennifer A. Kingson / Axios:
Reuters:
SEC filing: Intel's self-driving car unit Mobileye files for a US IPO and reports $854M revenue in H1 2022, up 21% YoY; Mobileye posted $1.4B revenue in 2021  —  Mobileye, Intel Corp's (INTC.O) self-driving unit, on Friday filed for an initial public offering in the United States …
Ellen Barry / New York Times:
A research project is trying to stop suicides by using AI to analyze at-risk people's smartphone and Fitbit wearable data and identify periods of high danger  —  A unique research project is tracking hundreds of people at risk for suicide, using data from smartphones and wearable biosensors …
Sergiu Gatlan / BleepingComputer:
Microsoft confirms two zero-days in Exchange Server 2013, 2016, and 2019 are being exploited in the wild; security firm GTSC suspects a Chinese threat actor  —  Microsoft has confirmed that two recently reported zero-day vulnerabilities in Microsoft Exchange Server 2013, 2016, and 2019 are being exploited in the wild.

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:
Stay Even More Organized With Notebook's Exclusive Plans  —  It's been six years since we introduced a simple, beautifully designed note-taking app.  Now, that little app has grown into an all-in-one productivity app …
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:
(Bonus) Internet From Space! With The Internet Society
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 6:50 PM ET, October 1, 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

Christopher Mims / Wall Street Journal:
Abner Li / 9to5Google:
The Verge:

Earlier Picks

Emily Baker-White / Forbes:
Alex Kantrowitz / Big Technology:
More: The Atlantic, TechCrunch, BBC, TechCrunch, Bloomberg, CNN, Protocol, Vox, Insider, Delaware Court of Chancery, New York Magazine, TIME, Web3 is going just great, Insider, Gizmodo, Slate, The Verge, Mashable, Social Media Today, Washington Post, iPhone in Canada Blog, ZyCrypto, VICE, Inside Bitcoins, CNBC, Slate, CoinDesk, Insider, Insider, International Business Times, Fortune, Financial Times, CoinGape, Engadget, Puck, Wall Street Journal, CNBC, and Internal Tech Emails