April 25, 2023, 1:15 PM

Top News

Jordan Pearson / VICE:
Elon Musk seems to have revealed a burner Twitter account, @ErmnMusk, created in November 2022 and featuring bizarre tweets like “Do you like Japanese girls?”  —  Musk tweeted a screenshot on Monday evening which appeared to show him signed into a second account.
Matt Binder / Mashable:
Dan Milmo / The Guardian:
The UK announces legislation to tackle the “excessive dominance” of Big Tech by empowering the CMA's Digital Markets Unit, expected to become law in 2024  —  Global companies like Google, Apple and Amazon could have to pay penalties of up to 10% of their global turnover as government gives competition watchdog more power
André Beganski / Decrypt:
Coinbase asks a US federal court to force the SEC to respond to a petition Coinbase filed in July 2022, demanding clearer crypto regulations  —  The cryptocurrency exchange filed the petition along with a long list of questions last July. … Coinbase Chief Legal Officer Paul Grewal wrote …
Anne Steele / Wall Street Journal:
Spotify reports Q1 revenue up 14% YoY to €3B, ad revenue up 17% YoY to €329M, MAUs up 22% YoY to 515M, Premium Subscribers up 15% YoY to 210M, and a €225M loss  —  Audio streaming giant posted lower-than-expected revenue gains as ad spending cooled Spotify Technology SA reported …
Alex Thompson / Axios:
Following Biden's reelection campaign announcement, the Republican National Committee publishes an attack ad featuring AI-generated images, some including Biden  —  - The video features AI-created images appearing to show Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris celebrating at an Election Day party …
South Korea indicts Terraform Labs co-founder Daniel Shin and nine others on multiple charges and freezes ~$184.7M in assets from them so far  —  South Korea indicted Terraform Labs co-founder Daniel Shin along with nine others on multiple charges including violations of capital markets law.
Jon Porter / The Verge:
WhatsApp expands its multi-device feature to let the same account be used across multiple smartphones, a long-requested feature  —  WhatsApp users are no longer restricted to using their account on just a single phone.  Today, the Meta-owned messaging service is announcing that its multi-device feature …
Sean Hollister / The Verge:
AMD announces the Ryzen Z1 and Ryzen Z1 Extreme, a pair of 4nm CPUs aimed at handheld gaming PCs; Z1 Extreme offers eight Zen 4 cores and 12 RDNA 3 GPU cores  —  But the company's now saying the quiet part out loud: today, it's officially announcing the AMD Ryzen Z1 and Ryzen Z1 Extreme …

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 1:15 PM ET, April 25, 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

Foo Yun Chee / Reuters:
Annachiara Biondi / Financial Times:
Timothy B Lee / Understanding AI:

Earlier Picks

Max Tani / Semafor:
Xerox Newsroom:
James Hercher / AdExchanger:
Christian Vasquez / CyberScoop:
Tim Keary / VentureBeat:
Abner Li / 9to5Google: