April 7, 2023, 10:30 AM

Top News

Mitchell Clark / The Verge:
Substack tells writers Twitter “unexpectedly restricted access to embedding tweets”; Twitter seems to have disabled likes and RTs for tweets with Substack links  —  Writers trying to embed tweets in their Substack stories are in for a rude surprise: after pasting a link to the site …
Sources: Tesla staff privately shared videos from customers' car cameras from 2019 to 2022 on an internal messaging system, including a child being hit by a car  —  Tesla Inc assures its millions of electric car owners that their privacy “is and will always be enormously important to us.”
Sohee Kim / Bloomberg:
Samsung plans to cut memory chip production to a “meaningful level” after estimating that its Q1 operating profit fell 95%+ YoY to ~$450M, its worst since 2009  —  Samsung Electronics Co. said it is cutting memory chip production after reporting its slimmest profit since …
The US Treasury warns that DeFi services not compliant with AML and terrorist financing rules pose “the most significant current illicit finance risk”  —  The department's first analysis of illicit finance risks associated with DeFi recommends the U.S. look at enhancements to its existing anti-money laundering regime.
Lance Whitney / ZDNet:
Microsoft adds three Bing features to its SwiftKey keyboard beta for Android: web search results, a tone option in which AI rewrites text, and the AI chatbot  —  Android users who want to tap into some AI as they type on their phones can now do so with help from Microsoft.
Sergiu Gatlan / BleepingComputer:
Amazon bans the sale of Flipper Zero, a $169 portable security penetration testing tool for wireless devices, after tagging it as a card-skimming device  —  Amazon has banned the sale of the Flipper Zero portable multi-tool for pen-testers as it no longer allows its sale on the platform after tagging it as a card-skimming device.
Jonathan Vanian / CNBC:
Influencers, small businesses, and others say Meta gutting its customer service teams has left them with nobody to call to handle scammers and technical issues  —  - Meta's two rounds of layoffs are affecting the company's already poor customer service for users, influencers, communities and businesses.
Oliver Knight / CoinDesk:
The Australian Securities & Investments Commission cancels the license of Binance Australia Derivatives, which must close all derivatives positions by April 21  —  The exchange will close all of its customers' open derivatives positions by April 21.  The Australian Securities …

Sponsor Posts

We need startups to fight prompt injection, the top LLM security risk  —  Check out our AI security market map, and reach out if you're building a way to defend chatbots from this new hacking technique.
Tribe AI:
Is AI just hype?  —  Find out how top enterprises use Tribe to get real business results.
Techmeme Leaderboards:
Discover the top reporters on AI, VR, policy, and much more  —  We've analyzed Techmeme's news crawl to identify the most influential and prolific writers on 48 news topics.  Download reports immediately for just $100.
Gamification in remote support: Turning troubleshooting into a fun challenge  —  Over the next few minutes, explore the transformative realm of gamification in remote support.  Imagine turning troubleshooting …
Techmeme Ride Home:
Wed. 02/28 - The Apple Car Project Is Dead
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 10:30 AM ET, April 7, 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

Manish Singh / TechCrunch:
Jay Caspian Kang / New Yorker:
Andy Bell:

Earlier Picks

New York Times:
Miles Kruppa / Wall Street Journal:
The Block:
Cho Mu-Hyun / ZDNet: