Techmeme
April 22, 2024, 10:40 AM

Top News

Christopher Jungstedt / Bloomberg:
Swedish game developer Embracer Group plans to split into three publicly traded companies, focused on tabletop, indie, and AAA games; EMBRAC-B.ST jumps 5%+  —  - Embracer shareholders to get stock in new firms as dividend  — Includes €900 million refinancing and new ownership structure
Matt Burgess / Wired:
Researchers: files on a misconfigured North Korean server hint local animators worked on upcoming Prime Video and HBO Max TV shows, possibly via a Chinese front  —  Thousands of exposed files on a misconfigured North Korean server hint at one way the reclusive country may evade international sanctions.
Zheping Huang / Bloomberg:
Memo to US staff: TikTok vows a legal battle if the US' divestment bill becomes law, saying the bill is “a clear violation” of its users' First Amendment rights  —  TikTok told employees it will fight in the courts if a US bill forcing a ban or divestiture of the Chinese-owned app …
Lauren Feiner / The Verge:
New York Times:
Jameson Dow / Electrek:
Tesla cuts the price of its Full Self-Driving software to $8K from $12K in the US, following a price cut from $15K to $12K in September 2023  —  Tesla has once again lowered the price of its Full Self-Driving software by $4,000, now costing $8,000, down from a previous price of $12,000 in the US.
Lauren Forristal / TechCrunch:
Tinder announces Share My Date, letting users share their date plans with friends, including their match's name, meeting location, date, and time  —  It's not uncommon for people to screenshot dating profiles and send them to their friends and loved ones, either to get feedback or to let them know who they're seeing that weekend.
Jennifer Pattison Tuohy / The Verge:
A look at Home Assistant, an open-source smart home platform with an estimated 1M users, as its creators announce a foundation to help reach the mainstream  —  How Home Assistant plans to transition from an enthusiast platform to a mainstream consumer product.
Drake Bennett / Bloomberg:
A profile of Aleksanteri Kivimäki, a prolific hacker wunderkind with a mean streak, who stood trial over a ransomware attack on Finnish health provider Vastaamo  —  Aleksanteri Kivimäki was a hacker wunderkind with a mean streak.  Now he's on trial for the largest crime in Finland's history.
Nilay Patel / The Verge:
Q&A with Discord CEO Jason Citron on creating a private internet, developers, community, video game origins, moderation, layoffs, Loom video meetings, and more  —  For teens and gamers, Discord has become their entire online social lives.  Co-founder Jason Citron thinks the internet is headed more in that direction.

Sponsor Posts

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.
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.
Zoho:
4 Steps for Choosing The Right Background Screening Partner  —  Is your background screening partner not meeting your organization's needs?  Or maybe you haven't found the right partner to fit those needs?
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.
Big Technology Podcast:
What Cheaper, Faster, and Smarter AI Gets Us -- With Aaron Levie
The Big Technology Podcast, hosted by journalist Alex Kantrowitz, takes you behind the scenes in the tech world featuring interviews with plugged-in insiders and outside agitators.
Techmeme Ride Home:
Thu. 05/23 - Nvidia: Still Killing It
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 10:40 AM ET, April 22, 2024.

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

Anirban Sen / Reuters:

Earlier Picks

MacKenzie Sigalos / CNBC:
Thomas Claburn / The Register:
OatmealDome:
Gaby Del Valle / The Verge: