January 14, 2023, 4:30 PM

Top News

Washington Post:
How Elon Musk's Twitter moderation cuts boosted hate speech outside the US and Canada, where 75%+ of the service's 280M DAUs live, including in Japan and India  —  With 75 percent of its audience outside the U.S. and Canada, the impact of Elon Musk's moderation cuts has been great elsewhere
Derek B. Johnson / SC Media:
CI/CD service CircleCI says hackers infected an employee's laptop and used 2FA credentials to breach the company's systems and steal its data in December 2022  —  CircleCI's chief technology officer said malicious hackers infected one of their engineer's laptops and stole elevated account privileges …
Paul Roberts / The Seattle Times:
Meta is vacating a Seattle office and a Bellevue office, and Microsoft doesn't plan to renew a Seattle office lease, amid job cuts and remote work's popularity  —  In the latest sign of change in the tech sector — and softness in the office market here — Facebook parent Meta and Microsoft …
Wall Street Journal:
Emails: Twitter is offering free ad space by matching ad spending up to $250K, if the $500K of ads are run by February 28, a period that includes the Super Bowl  —  Tech company to match advertisers' ad spending up to $250,000  —  Twitter Inc. is offering advertisers a new incentive …
Pete Syme / Insider:
An FTX lawyer told Delaware's bankruptcy court that SBF ordered FTX co-founder Gary Wang to open a secret backdoor to let Alameda borrow $65B of clients' money  —  - Bankruptcy lawyers said Sam Bankman-Fried's Alameda had access to a $65 billion credit line from FTX.
Nitish Pahwa / Slate:
How popular tech podcast All-In, with hosts Jason Calacanis, David Sacks, Chamath Palihapitiya, and David Friedberg, gives some insight into Elon Musk's Twitter  —  On Nov. 7, about a week after Elon Musk took over Twitter and laid off half the staff, a company vice president offered a group …
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Hackers have begun exploiting a critical remote code execution vulnerability in unpatched versions of the Control Web Panel, a widely used web hosting interface  —  A patch was released in October, but not all servers have installed it.  —  Malicious hackers have begun exploiting …
Adam Popescu / MIT Technology Review:
A look at Congo's Virunga National Park, which is running a Bitcoin mine that uses power from a hydro plant to pay park salaries and for infrastructure projects  —  In an attempt to protect its forests and famous wildlife, Virunga has become the first national park to run a Bitcoin mine.

Sponsor Posts
Free compensation benchmarking data from 3,000 startups  —  Search by job title and get FREE access to market pay data.  Paid version helps HR teams automate comp reviews and communicate total compensation to employees.
LLMs can label data as well as humans, but 100x faster  —  Looking to clean, label or enrich your data, but taking too much time?  Just describe your problem to our LLMs and let them do the work for you in minutes.
Give your startup an advantage with Mercury Raise  —  Building a successful company takes more than an idea — it takes the right connections, network, and guidance.  Mercury Raise gives you all three.
Supercharge your CRM experience with Bigin on iOS 17 and iPadOS 17  —  It's Apple season again!  After Craig Federighi underscored “breakthrough experiences” during WWDC23, the creative minds at Bigin sprang into action.
Techmeme Ride Home:
(Portfolio Profile) Play
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 4:30 PM ET, January 14, 2023.

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

Wall Street Journal:
Victoria Song / The Verge:
David Pan / Bloomberg:
Sridhar Natarajan / Bloomberg:
The Verge:

Earlier Picks

Wall Street Journal:
Meaghan Tobin / Rest of World:
Jesse Coghlan / Cointelegraph:
Ben Schoon / 9to5Google:
More: The Breakroom, 9to5Mac, The Verge, PCMag, The Register, Techdirt, iPhone in Canada Blog, TechCrunch, MobileSyrup, Daring Fireball, Variety, Thurrott, Gizmodo, Michael Tsai, Appleosophy, KnowTechie,, iMore, Engadget, Twitter Developers, and App Store
Manish Singh / TechCrunch:
Mark Gurman / Bloomberg: