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Arielle Pardes / Wired:
The 👁👄👁 stunt, a hyped beta of a fake app, exploited Silicon Valley's fixation on shiny new things, but raised $200K for charities   —  Last weekend, the stunt aimed to use Silicon Valley's love of shiny new things for charity.  The result left people wondering about the memeification of movements.
Jun 30, 2020, 11:20 PMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
US Cybercom warns foreign state-backed hackers will likely abuse a recently discovered SAML vulnerability that allows unauthorized network admin logins   —  The window of opportunity to fix critical security bug is rapidly closing.  —  Foreign hackers backed by a well-resourced government …
Jun 30, 2020, 9:00 PMIn context
Kevin Roose / New York Times:
Q&A with Reddit CEO Steve Huffman on banning r/The_Donald and other problematic subreddits, after resisting for years   —  Steve Huffman, Reddit's co-founder and chief executive, says new rule changes will help the company fulfill its mission.  —  On Monday, Reddit …
Jun 30, 2020, 1:35 PMIn context
Manish Singh / TechCrunch:
Following the government's ban, many users have lost access to TikTok in India, its biggest overseas market, and the app is not in App Store or Play Store   —  A growing number of internet service providers in India have started to block their subscribers from accessing TikTok …
Jun 30, 2020, 12:45 PMIn context
Ryne Hager / Android Police:
Nearby Sharing, Android's long-awaited AirDrop competitor, is rolling out in beta   —  Android's long-awaited Nearby Sharing may be just about ready.  The feature, which allows you to share files between Android devices quickly, easily, and wirelessly, has been compared to Apple's AirDrop …
Jun 30, 2020, 12:30 PMIn context
Jeff Hunter / AnyList Blog:
AnyList says it won't support Sign In With Apple due to issues it creates with customer support and poor documentation, will also remove Facebook Login   —  Starting June 30th, Apple will be enforcing a new rule in the App Store requiring many apps to support Sign in with Apple.
Jun 30, 2020, 12:25 PMIn context
Alex Barker / Financial Times:
Survey of 58 WFA members, who are responsible for $90B+ of ad spending worldwide, finds ~33% will suspend or are likely to suspend spending on social media   —  Study reveals extent of revolt against Facebook and Twitter over hate speech  —  Almost a third of the world's biggest brands …
Jun 30, 2020, 12:20 PMIn context
Abram Brown / Forbes:
Chat app Discord raises $100M led by Index Ventures at a $3.5B valuation, up from $2.05B 18 months ago, and says it has ~100M MAUs, up 50% YoY   —  By shutting out white supremacists and reinventing itself to be more accessible, Discord has added millions of more diverse users—teachers …
Jun 30, 2020, 11:35 AMIn context
Bloomberg:
India's app ban may present a model for other countries in Europe and Southeast Asia that seek to curtail China's access to their residents' data   —  - Move shows the increasingly fractured nature of tech industry  — Chinese firms may find themselves excluded from key markets
Jun 30, 2020, 9:55 AMIn context
Nikkei Asian Review:
As China passes new national security laws for Hong Kong, people are altering their digital footprints or removing their social media posts to avoid detection   —  Social media users delete posts or alter identities to avoid detection  —  (Source photos by Reuters and Ken Kobayashi)
Jun 30, 2020, 4:50 AMIn context

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