The Oversight Board, Facebook’s ‘Supreme Court,’ is getting ready for the most consequential decision in its short existence. Brought to you by USA Today Read the rest of the article here.
Stacie Sherman / Bloomberg:Governor Andrew Cuomo signs a bill requiring all ISPs in New York to offer basic broadband access to low-income families for no more than $15 a month — – Law caps basic internet service at $15 a month in New York — Universal access was key priority of commission led by Schmidt […]
Sean Lyngaas / CyberScoop:US federal judge sentences Fedir Hladyr, an administrator of the multibillion-dollar cybercrime group known as FIN7, to 10 years in prison — The court sentenced FIN7 suspect Fedir Hladyr to (Photo by Jason Redmond / AFP) (Photo by JASON REDMOND/AFP via Getty Images) Brought to you by USA Today Read the rest […]
Cristiano Lima / Politico:Facebook Oversight Board, which had 90 days to review Trump’s indefinite suspension, delays its decision to “the coming weeks”, citing immense public interest — Facebook suspended the former president’s account in the wake of the Jan. 6 siege on the Capitol. Brought to you by USA Today Read the rest of the […]
Ece Toksabay / Reuters:Turkey’s central bank bans the use of cryptocurrencies and crypto assets to pay for goods and services directly or indirectly — Bitcoin tumbled more than 4% on Friday after Turkey’s central bank banned the use of cryptocurrencies and crypto assets for purchases citing possible “irreparable” damage and transaction risks. Brought to you […]
Alex Heath / The Information:Sources: group messaging app IRL is in talks to raise $50M+ at a $1B valuation; the company was last valued at $100M in September — Group messaging app IRL is in talks to raise more than $50 million at a $1 billion valuation, 10 times the level of its last round, […]
Elon Musk’s company will take astronauts to the Moon for the first time since 1972, according to the ‘Washington Post’ Brought to you by USA Today Read the rest of the article here.
Spencer Soper / Bloomberg:Sources: Amazon is planning a furniture service that would requires drivers to assemble items and take them back on the spot if the customer isn’t satisfied — – Service expansion to appliances could target Home Depot, Lowes — Online furniture sales grew 41% in pandemic to $36.1 billion Brought to you by […]
Alex Wilhelm / TechCrunch:Squarespace files for a direct listing on NYSE, says it had revenues of $621.1M in 2020, up 28% YoY, net income of $30.6M, and operating cash flow of $150M — Today Squarespace, a well-known software-and-hosting provider for SMB websites, released its S-1 filing. Brought to you by USA Today Read the rest […]
In what will likely go down as one of the most clever marketing campaigns in recent memory, Lego’s electronic Super Mario has started to hint at Luigi getting his own set following a recent firmware update. Brought to you by USA Today Read the rest of the article here.