June 11, 2023, 9:15 PM

Top News

Wes Davis / The Verge:
Reddark: thousands of subreddits are going dark in protest after Reddit CEO Steve Huffman's remarks on API changes in an AMA on June 9  —  The version of Reddit we'll see over the next few days may be a shell of itself.  More than 100 subreddits have already gone dark …
Dan Primack / Axios:
a16z to open a crypto-focused London office and is leading a $43M investment in UK-based Gensyn, which offers a decentralized compute network for training AI  —  America's largest investor in crypto startups believes that the industry's future may be across the pond, and is opening …
Sources: Twitter is refusing to pay its Google Cloud bills as its contract ends on June 30, and is now planning to move off the platform altogether  —  Musk won't pay his Google Cloud bill — and the company's trust and safety systems are hanging in the balance
Matthias Bastian / THE DECODER:
Meta launches MusicGen, an open-source AI model that can generate short pieces of music using text prompts that can optionally be aligned to an existing melody  —  Meta's MusicGen can generate short new pieces of music based on text prompts, which can optionally be aligned to an existing melody.
Sandali Handagama / CoinDesk:
Nigeria's SEC orders that Binance halt operations in the country, deeming them illegal as the local unit is “neither registered nor regulated by the Commission”  —  The order against Binance Nigeria Limited follows U.S. SEC allegations that the exchange had violated federal securities laws.
Sarah Kessler / New York Times:
Researchers of tech change and employment disagree on how many jobs AI will affect; one tricky factor is primarily tasks, not occupations, are being automated  —  The tally of how many jobs will be “affected by” world-changing technology is different depending on who you ask.
Tom Warren / The Verge:
Microsoft will bring select games on PC Game Pass to Nvidia's GeForce Now in the coming months, letting subs stream games with RTX 4080 levels of performance  —  Microsoft is planning to bring PC Game Pass titles to Nvidia's GeForce Now streaming service.  Sarah Bond, head of Xbox creator experience …

Sponsor Posts
Browse salary data from 3,000 startups for free  —  Click for FREE, immediate access to real-time compensation benchmarking data.  Paid version helps HR 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.
Web3 Security: Safeguarding Digital Assets in a Decentralized World  —  Discover crucial Web3 security practices in the ever-evolving landscape of decentralization and digital assets.
Techmeme Ride Home:
Tue. 12/05 - 23andMe Hack Just Keeps Getting Worse
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 9:15 PM ET, June 11, 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

Natasha Singer / New York Times:
Washington Post:
Emma Roth / The Verge:
Thomas Germain / Gizmodo:
Benj Edwards / Ars Technica:

Earlier Picks

Washington Post:
Sarah Zheng / Bloomberg: