Techmeme
October 10, 2022, 9:20 AM

Top News

Joanna Stern / Wall Street Journal:
Some iPhone 14 users say the crash detection feature has triggered false alarms and called 911 during rollercoaster rides or after a phone drop while driving  —  Apple's crash detection for the iPhone 14 and new Apple Watch models can alert 911 and emergency contacts in the event of a collision.
Paul Alcorn / Tom's Hardware:
Intel confirms its proprietary UEFI code appears to have been leaked by a third party; the Alder Lake BIOS source code was leaked to 4chan and GitHub  —  Hack's perpetrator and origins remain unknown.  —  We recently broke the news that Intel's Alder Lake BIOS source code had been leaked …
Will Oremus / Washington Post:
A look at the history of online content moderation, which has become a top culture war issue since the 2016 election and is the subject of multiple court cases  —  Online content moderation wasn't always a partisan issue.  That began to change in 2016.  —  Early last year …
Morgan Sung / NBC News:
At least two TwitchCon attendees say they were severely injured, one with a broken back, after using Lenovo and Intel's foam pit scattered over bare concrete  —  SAN DIEGO — At least two TwitchCon attendees said they were severely injured after they participated in an interactive exhibit …
NL Times:
A Dutch court says tracking a remote worker via webcam is an unreasonable intrusion, awarding him €75K after his US employer fired him for having his webcam off  —  A remote employee of a U.S. business who was fired for refusing to leave his webcam on while he was working …
Bloomberg:
Sources: Istanbul-based delivery startup Getir is in advanced talks to acquire Berlin-based Gorillas in a cash and equity deal; Getir raised $768M in March  —  Getir, the Istanbul-based delivery startup, is in advanced talks to buy rival Gorillas Technologies GmbH, people familiar with the matter said.
More: Tech.eu
Birgit Mitwollen / Reuters:
German media reports the government plans to dismiss cybersecurity chief Arne Schoenbohm over possible contacts with Russian security services  —  German Interior Minister Nancy Faeser wants to dismiss the country's cybersecurity chief due to possible contacts with people involved …
Simon Usborne / The Guardian:
How the BBC's archive team is using tech to help digitize, catalog, and publish 23PB+ of content, including random clips that go viral on social media  —  For years the corporation has been digitising its vast reserve of content, turning up lost footage of everyone from General Eisenhower to Victoria Wood.

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:
Day in the life of a recruiter with an idealist mindset: When hiring is slow  —  Back to another day in this dull economic climate.  Hiring freezes and layoffs are happening everywhere, while more and more candidates …
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:
Fri. 06/21 - Kaspersky Banned By The US Government
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 9:20 AM ET, October 10, 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

Melanie Walsh / Public Books:

Earlier Picks

Financial Times:
Kaitlyn Tiffany / The Atlantic: