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Samsung Galaxy Buds review: compact and unobtrusive, with better than expected sound, but are finicky outside of the Samsung ecosystem (Vlad Savov/The Verge)

Vlad Savov / The Verge: Samsung Galaxy Buds review: compact and unobtrusive, with better than expected sound, but are finicky outside of the Samsung ecosystem  —  Getting as many things right as wrong  —  When I was in high school, shopping for new earphones with a single £20 note as my budget, I used to

Senator Warren’s plan to curb the power of big tech, while addressing valid concerns, feels like a grandstanding populism without enough substance behind it (Mike Masnick/Techdirt)

Mike Masnick / Techdirt: Senator Warren’s plan to curb the power of big tech, while addressing valid concerns, feels like a grandstanding populism without enough substance behind it  —  from the tell-us-how-you-really-feel dept  —  This isn’t necessarily a big surprise, given that she’s suggested this many times … from Techmeme https://ift.tt/2NT8iZ1 https://ift.tt/gaIxo5

Citrix says it was informed by the FBI that Citrix’s internal network has been breached, believes some business documents may have been accessed and downloaded (Stan Black/Citrix Blogs)

Stan Black / Citrix Blogs: Citrix says it was informed by the FBI that Citrix’s internal network has been breached, believes some business documents may have been accessed and downloaded  —  On March 6, 2019, the FBI contacted Citrix to advise they had reason to believe that international cyber criminals gained access to the internal

Jeffrey Katzenberg and Meg Whitman share content plans for Quibi, their streaming service launching in April 2020, including a show on Evan Spiegel and Snapchat (Sarah Perez/TechCrunch)

Sarah Perez / TechCrunch: Jeffrey Katzenberg and Meg Whitman share content plans for Quibi, their streaming service launching in April 2020, including a show on Evan Spiegel and Snapchat  —  Jeffrey Katzenberg and Meg Whitman today announced a slate of new series and projects heading to their forthcoming video streaming service, Quibi. from Techmeme https://ift.tt/2TnzEMZ

Kerauno raises $25M Series A for its cloud-based workflow communications platform which manages and analyzes inbound social media messages, emails, and calls (Kyle Wiggers/VentureBeat)

Kyle Wiggers / VentureBeat: Kerauno raises $25M Series A for its cloud-based workflow communications platform which manages and analyzes inbound social media messages, emails, and calls  —  Kerauno, an Indianapolis-based startup developing a cloud-hosted workflow communications platform, today announced … from Techmeme https://ift.tt/2NORkLk https://ift.tt/gaIxo5

US indicts and arrests some key persons allegedly behind the OneCoin cryptocurrency pyramid scheme that generated €3B+ sales revenue between Q4 2014 and Q3 2016 (Steven Zheng/The Block)

Steven Zheng / The Block: US indicts and arrests some key persons allegedly behind the OneCoin cryptocurrency pyramid scheme that generated €3B+ sales revenue between Q4 2014 and Q3 2016  —  The Southern District of New York (SDNY) has charged Konstantin Ignatov, Ruja Ignatova, and Mark Scott, for wire fraud, securities fraud, and money laundering.

US indicts and arrests some key persons allegedly behind the OneCoin cryptocurrency pyramid scheme that generated €3B+ sales revenue between Q4 2014 and Q3 2016 (Steven Zheng/The Block)

Steven Zheng / The Block: US indicts and arrests some key persons allegedly behind the OneCoin cryptocurrency pyramid scheme that generated €3B+ sales revenue between Q4 2014 and Q3 2016  —  The Southern District of New York (SDNY) has charged Konstantin Ignatov, Ruja Ignatova, and Mark Scott, for wire fraud, securities fraud, and money laundering.

Sources: Amazon teams up with the NY Yankees, Sinclair Broadcasting, and others in a bid to buy the YES sports network from majority owner 21st Century Fox (New York Times)

New York Times: Sources: Amazon teams up with the NY Yankees, Sinclair Broadcasting, and others in a bid to buy the YES sports network from majority owner 21st Century Fox  —  Amazon is coming to New York — to grab a piece of the Yankees sports network.  —  Jeff Bezos’ tech giant has teamed …

Sources: House Judiciary Committee asks Facebook for docs on issues including how it has been used for voter suppression or by people who committed hate crimes (CNN)

CNN: Sources: House Judiciary Committee asks Facebook for docs on issues including how it has been used for voter suppression or by people who committed hate crimes  —  San Francisco and Washington DC (CNN Business)Facebook could soon have another headache on Capitol Hill: Democrats … from Techmeme https://ift.tt/2EYIb00 https://ift.tt/gaIxo5

Foursquare’s Hypertrending app uses Pilgrim, its SDK used by thousands of apps on millions of phones, to show where people congregate in Austin, in real time (Dennis Crowley/Foursquare Intersections)

Dennis Crowley / Foursquare Intersections: Foursquare’s Hypertrending app uses Pilgrim, its SDK used by thousands of apps on millions of phones, to show where people congregate in Austin, in real time  —  Where 10 Years of Foursquare Has Led Us  —  It’s been 10 years since we launched Foursquare at SXSW in 2009. from Techmeme

Sam Altman steps down as president of Y Combinator, will transition into a chairman role (Dan Primack/Axios)

Dan Primack / Axios: Sam Altman steps down as president of Y Combinator, will transition into a chairman role  —  Sam Altman is stepping down as president of influential startup incubator Y Combinator, in order to spend more time on outside interests like the OpenAI research organization. from Techmeme https://ift.tt/2Tofr9W https://ift.tt/gaIxo5

As Twitter experiments with some metrics to improve the health of conversations, privacy issues have delayed partnerships with the outside researchers (Kurt Wagner/Recode)

Kurt Wagner / Recode: As Twitter experiments with some metrics to improve the health of conversations, privacy issues have delayed partnerships with the outside researchers  —  Twitter wants to limit snark and get “healthy.”  So far, it’s gone nowhere.  —  There are few things the internet loves more than a vicious Twitter dunk. from Techmeme
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