Techmeme
April 18, 2023, 7:00 AM

Top News

BBC:
WhatsApp and other encrypted messaging apps sign a letter urging the UK government to rethink the Online Safety Bill, which would weaken privacy on the internet  —  Encrypted messaging services have jointly called for changes to parts of the UK Online Safety Bill (OSB).
Jordan Pearson / VICE:
A winner at the Sony World Photography Awards rejects the award, saying his submission was AI-generated and meant to test if such competitions were ready for AI  —  A winner at this year's Sony World Photography Awards wasn't a photo at all.  —  Jordan Pearson
Nikhilesh De / CoinDesk:
The US SEC sues Bittrex and its ex-CEO for allegedly operating an unregistered securities exchange, claiming tokens like Algorand and Omise Go are securities  —  The agency said Bittrex failed to register as an exchange, broker or clearing agency.  The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission alleged …
William Gallagher / AppleInsider:
Apple launches its Apple Card Savings account, announced in October 2022, letting users deposit Daily Cash rewards into a 4.15% high yield account with no fees  —  Months after its first announcement, Apple Savings is now available to Apple Card users, with users able to route Daily Cash rewards …
Jamie Crawley / CoinDesk:
Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong says “anything is on the table, including relocating” from the US if regulatory clarity for the industry does not emerge  —  Armstrong said “anything is on the table” in terms of Coinbase's plans should greater regulatory clarity not emerge in the U.S.
Jay Peters / The Verge:
Twitter plans to introduce labels on tweets for which the company has limited searchability or visibility due to a violation of its hateful conduct policy  —  Twitter is introducing new labels it will show on tweets the company limits for breaking its rules.
Bailee Hill / Fox News:
Benj Edwards / Ars Technica:
A look at autonomous AI agents like Auto-GPT and BabyAGI, which perform multistep tasks by iteratively taking output from GPT-4 and feeding it back into itself  —  AutoGPT and BabyAGI run GPT AI agents to complete complex tasks iteratively.  —  Since the launch of OpenAI's GPT-4 API …
Wall Street Journal:
Manish Singh / TechCrunch:
Indian customers are yet to fully benefit from Apple's India initiatives due to prohibitively expensive products and services like Apple Pay being unavailable  —  The reality is that millions of Indian consumers continue to purchase Apple products despite feeling like second-tier customers.
Sankalp Phartiyal / Bloomberg:

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:
Make the most of your large stock positions  —  Cache is built for your hard-earned stocks.  Discover how to diversify tax-efficiently or borrow at lower rates.  Once for the ultra-wealthy, now available for you.
Zoho:
How cloud telephony extensions elevate sales operations  —  This is a guest post by Dmytro Tokar, CTO and co-owner of Zadarma.  Cloud telephony represents a transformative shift in telecommunications technology …
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 107: Steve Kaufer (Co-Founder, Tripadvisor) - Why He Left & What He's Building Now
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:
Wed. 06/12 - Elon Pulls His OpenAI Lawsuit
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 7:00 AM ET, April 18, 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

Rosie Perper / CoinDesk:
Ed Caesar / New Yorker:

Earlier Picks

Andrew Tarantola / Engadget:
CTech:
Sylvia Varnham O'Regan / The Information:
Amanda Silberling / TechCrunch: