Techmeme
November 25, 2022, 1:45 PM

Top News

Jess Weatherbed / The Verge:
Elon Musk says Twitter may start manually authenticating accounts on December 2, with blue check marks for people, gold for companies, and gray for governments  —  Elon Musk says that Twitter's check mark program could return on Friday, December 2nd, with a new procedure to verify individual identities …
Taylor Lorenz / Washington Post:
Twitter plans to restore next week suspended accounts that haven't “broken the law or engaged in egregious spam”, after 72.4% of 3M+ voted yes in Musk's poll  —  The Twitter chief says he will reinstate accounts suspended for harassment, abuse and misinformation beginning next week.
Tim Copeland / The Block:
Binance releases its proof-of-reserves system, starting with BTC, claiming it has 582,485 BTC and 575,742 BTC user balance, a reserve ratio of 101% for users  —  - Binance has put out its proof-of-reserves system, in light of FTX's meltdown.  — It shows a reserve ratio of 101% for its users' bitcoin balances.
Alex Hern / The Guardian:
Kris Holt / Engadget:
Google's Project Zero reported five security flaws in devices with Mali GPUs in the summer, but Samsung, Xiaomi, Google, and others are yet to release patches  —  Google has disclosed several security flaws for phones that have Mali GPUs, such as those with Exynos chipsets.
Luke Plunkett / Kotaku:
Mercedes plans to charge $1,200 per year for “Acceleration Increase” in its EVs; Volkswagen, Toyota, and GM have all trialed similar subscription-based features  —  Mercedes are charging $1200 a year for an “Acceleration Increase”  —  For a few years now some car companies …
Zoë Schiffer / @zoeschiffer:
Source: Twitter abruptly fired around 50 engineers and warned dozens more on the evening before Thanksgiving; some were told their “code is not satisfactory”  —  Hearing that roughly 50 Twitter engineers were abruptly fired last night and dozens more received warnings: https://twitter.com/...
Financial Times:
Bill Toulas / BleepingComputer:
UK police, Europol, Dutch police, and others dismantle online phone number spoofing service iSpoof and arrest 146 people, including the suspected mastermind  —  The ‘iSpoof’ online spoofing service has been dismantled following an international law enforcement investigation that also led …
Reuters:
How crypto helped users buy horrific child abuse images on Dark Scandals, whose founder was sentenced to 10 years by a Dutch court, often aided by exchanges  —  As websites selling horrific child-abuse images have proliferated on the “darknet,” a new breed of company has boosted their criminal business: cryptocurrency exchanges.

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:
A complete guide to customer acquisition strategies  —  Why do you need a customer acquisition strategy?  It might seem like a silly question considering it's critical to have customers to run a business.
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 1:45 PM ET, November 25, 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

James Vincent / The Verge:
Parikshit Mishra / CoinDesk:

Earlier Picks

Jon Porter / The Verge:
Carly Wanna / Bloomberg:
Bloomberg:
Steve Lohr / New York Times: