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Texas sued by group of Big Tech giants over censorship bill they say would protect 'pro-Nazi speech' and 'terrorist propaganda'

Left to right: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, and Google CEO Sundar Pichai. Andrew Harnik/Rolf Vennenbernd/picture alliance/Pool via REUTERS Groups representing Facebook, Youtube, and Twitter are suing Texas over a "social media censorship" law. Proponents say the law prevents users from being booted of platforms for their political views. Multiple courts have ruled against similar laws, citing private companies' rights to editorial discretion. See more stor...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter, Florida, Politics, Texas, News, Youtube, Censorship, US, Trends, Tech, United States, Taliban, Nazi


FedEx Uses Autonomous Trucks For First Time On Delivery Route

On Wednesday FedEx announced its first autonomously-driven Class 8 truck delivery route. Mashable reports: Working with truck maker PACCAR and self-driving company Aurora, which is backed by Amazon, FedEx will start making deliveries in Texas using an autonomous semi. The route on Interstate 45 between Houston and Dallas is about 500 miles round trip, and expected to be busy as the holiday shopping season approaches. The test route will run multiple times each week starting Wednesday. The Aurora...
Tags: Texas, Tech, Dallas, Houston, Volvo, Aurora, PACCAR, Amazon FedEx


Compass scoops up yet another title company

The deal will see Compass acquire Denver-based First Alliance Title. It's the second such acquisition for Compass in roughly a week.
Tags: Texas, Technology, Colorado, Radio, Dallas, Compass, Denver, Title, Modus, Brokerage, Greg Parham, Robert Reffkin, Pooneet Kant


Startup iBuyer Flyhomes expands to Austin, Dallas and Houston

In addition to three new Texas markets, the company operates in Seattle, Boston, Portland, the Bay Area and Southern California.
Tags: Texas, Technology, Austin, Radio, Dallas, Houston, Austin Dallas, News Brief, Ibuyers, Tushar Garg, Flyhomes, iBuyer, Ibuying, Seattle Boston Portland the Bay Area


Near Space Labs closes $13M Series A to send more Earth imaging robots to the stratosphere

The decreasing cost of launch and a slew of other tech innovations have brought about a renaissance in geospatial intelligence, with multiple startups aiming to capture higher-quality and more frequent images of Earth than have ever before been available. Most of these startups, however, are focused on using satellites to collect data. Not so for Near Space Labs, a four-year-old company that instead aims to gather geospatial intelligence from the stratosphere, using small autonomous wind-powered...
Tags: Startups, Space, Texas, Tech, Barcelona, Earth, Brooklyn, Moscow, Balloon, Aerospace, Cto, Federal Aviation Administration, Crosslink Capital, Barcelona Spain, Swifties, Stratosphere


9am.health launches with $3.7M to tackle virtual diabetes care

Founders like to create companies around what they know, and Frank Westermann and Anton Kittelberger know diabetes. They met and bonded over both having type 1 diabetes — Westermann was diagnosed over 25 years ago — and started the MySugr app for diabetes self-management in 2012 (they won a TC pitch-off back in 2011). Four years later, Westermann moved to the U.S. from Austria to introduce MySugr stateside before the company was acquired by Roche for $100 million in 2017. The pair moved on to th...
Tags: Health, Startups, TC, Ecommerce, Apps, Texas, Medicine, California, Funding, Tech, Diabetes, Hypertension, Austria, Vienna, United States, Healthcare


10 Things in Politics: Post-Occupy Wall Street inequality keeps growing

Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics. Sign up here to receive this newsletter. Plus, download Insider's app for news on the go - click here for iOS and here for Android. Send tips to [email protected] or tweet me at @BrentGriffiths.Here's what we're talking about:10 Years Later: Why Occupy Wall Street failed and where it succeededSenate Democrats are facing a major setback on immigrationThe US is moving to swiftly deport Haitians camped out along the borderWith Phil Rosen. ...
Tags: Apple, Elon Musk, Florida, Hbo, UK, Texas, Congress, Stephen Colbert, Australia, Navy, Washington Post, Washington, France, Senate, US, Trends


Tim Cook tries to quell unrest at Apple during a company-wide meeting, but only answers two questions from activist employees

Apple CEO Tim Cook. Apple Apple CEO Tim Cook held an all-company meeting on Friday, The New York Times reported. The company has faced growing unrest from employees criticising the company's work culture. One activist employee expressed disappointment that Cook only answered two questions from staff. See more stories on Insider's business page. Tim Cook tried to quell growing employee concerns at an all-company meeting on Friday, The New York Times reported.The Times obtained a rec...
Tags: Apple, Texas, Cook, News, Trends, Tech, New York Times, Tim Cook, The Times, Nlrb, Brien, National Labor Relations Board NLRB, Parrish, Tech Insider, Gjøvik, Isobel Asher Hamilton


Tim Cook tried to quell unrest at Apple during a meeting with staff, but only answered two questions from activist employees

Apple CEO Tim Cook. Apple Apple CEO Tim Cook held an all-company meeting on Friday, The New York Times reported. The company has faced growing unrest from employees criticising the company's work culture. One activist employee expressed disappointment that Cook only answered two questions from staff. See more stories on Insider's business page. Tim Cook tried to quell growing employee concerns at an all-company meeting on Friday, The New York Times reported.The Times obtained a rec...
Tags: Apple, Texas, Cook, News, Trends, Tech, New York Times, Tim Cook, The Times, Nlrb, Brien, National Labor Relations Board NLRB, Parrish, Tech Insider, Gjøvik, Isobel Asher Hamilton


Daily Crunch: Apple, Google bow to Russian pressure

Hello and welcome to Daily Crunch for Friday, September 17th! What a week, ya’ll. It is now just days before Disrupt, which means the TechCrunch hive is buzzing. I’ll leave it by noting that Reid Hoffman is coming, which is going to be a treat. See you next week! — Alex The TechCrunch Top 3 Profits > Ethics: Apple and Google have removed a “tactical voting app created by the organization of jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny” from their marketplaces, we reported. TechCrunch notes that “the ...
Tags: Apple, Google, TC, Facebook, Texas, China, America, Tech, Tesla, Beijing, Reid Hoffman, Kremlin, Journey, Instacart, Wall Street Journal, Alexei Navalny


Longtime VC, and happy Miami transplant, David Blumberg has a new $225 million fund

Blumberg Capital, founded in 1991 by investor David Blumberg, has just closed its fifth early-stage venture fund with $225 million, a vehicle that Blumberg says was oversubscribed — he planned to raise $200 million — and that has already been used to invest in 16 startups around the world (the firm has small offices in San Francisco, New York, Tel Aviv and Miami, where Blumberg moved his family last year). We caught up with him earlier this week to talk shop and he sounded almost ecstatic about ...
Tags: Florida, New York, Texas, California, France, Ipo, Israel, US, San Francisco, Tech, Miami, Silicon Valley, South America, Blumberg Capital, Bay Area, SPAC


Longtime VC, and happy Miami resident, David Blumberg has a new $225 million fund

Blumberg Capital, founded in 1991 by investor David Blumberg, has just closed its fifth early-stage venture fund with $225 million, a vehicle that Blumberg says was oversubscribed — he planned to raise $200 million — and that has already been used to invest in 16 startups around the world (the firm has small offices in San Francisco, New York, Tel Aviv, and Miami, where Blumberg moved his family last year). We caught up with him earlier this week to talk shop and he sounded almost ecstatic about...
Tags: Florida, New York, Texas, California, France, Ipo, Israel, San Francisco, Tech, Miami, Silicon Valley, South America, Blumberg Capital, Bay Area, SPAC, Blumberg


States Act Against Celsius Network for Unregistered Products

States on Friday took action against Celsius Network, accusing the company, which purports to be one of the world's largest cryptocurrency lenders, of offering residents unregistered securities. From a report: Texas filed a notice seeking a hearing to determine whether to issue a cease and desist order against the company. The action means Celsius will have to show why it shouldn't be ordered to stop offering its products to state residents. The hearing is scheduled for February 14. Separately, ...
Tags: Texas, Tech, New Jersey, Securities And Exchange Commission, New Jersey Texas, Celsius Network, Coinbase Global Inc


Web host Epik was warned of a critical security flaw weeks before it was hacked

Hackers associated with the hacktivist collective Anonymous say they have leaked gigabytes of data from Epik, a web host and domain registrar that provides services to far-right sites like Gab, Parler and 8chan, which found refuge in Epik after they were booted from mainstream platforms. In a statement attached to a torrent file of the dumped data this week, the group said the 180 gigabytes amounts to a “decade’s worth” of company data, including “all that’s needed to trace actual ownership and ...
Tags: Security, Texas, Linkedin, Tech, Computing, Leo, Cyberwarfare, World Wide Web, Computer Security, Cyberspace, EPIK, Gab, 8chan, Parler, Rob Monster, Robert Monster


Web host Epik was warned of a critical website bug weeks before it was hacked

Hackers associated with the hacktivist collective Anonymous say they have leaked gigabytes of data from Epik, a web host and domain registrar that provides services to far-right sites like Gab, Parler and 8chan, which found refuge in Epik after they were booted from mainstream platforms. In a statement attached to a torrent file of the dumped data this week, the group said the 180 gigabytes amounts to a “decade’s worth” of company data, including “all that’s needed to trace actual ownership and ...
Tags: Security, Texas, Linkedin, Tech, Computing, Leo, Cyberwarfare, World Wide Web, Computer Security, Cyberspace, EPIK, Gab, 8chan, Parler, Rob Monster, Robert Monster


In internal memo, Apple says it is monitoring legal challenges to Texas abortion law

In a message posted on an internal employee message board today, Apple said that it was monitoring the legal challenges to what it refers to as the “uniquely restrictive abortion law” that was recently passed in Texas. Apple confirmed the authenticity of the message to TechCrunch. “We are actively monitoring the legal proceedings challenging the uniquely restrictive abortion law in Texas,” the unsigned memo reads. “In the meantime, we want to remind you that our benefits at Apple are comprehensi...
Tags: Apple, Startups, TC, Texas, Austin, Abortion, Bumble, Match Group, Texas Apple


The Silicon Valley wealthy have become super doomsday preppers by buying remote New Zealand properties, getting eye surgeries, and stockpiling ammo and food

Peter Thiel. Shutterstock and Neilson Barnard/Getty Some of Silicon Valley's wealthiest have developed a penchant for prepping for the apocalypse. They're turning to Lasik eye surgery and multimillion-dollar real-estate investments in New Zealand. Investing for the end of the world has been embraced by the uber-rich, many of whom exist in Silicon Valley. The so-called doomsday prepper community has been preparing for disaster, especially since the pandemic hit in March 2020.A divis...
Tags: Facebook, Texas, News, Nbc, Life, New York City, US, San Francisco, Trends, Tech, Joe Biden, Features, New York Times, New Zealand, Reid Hoffman, Peter Thiel


Anonymous Hacks Epik Web Hosting

ArchieBunker writes: Members of the hacktivist collective Anonymous claim to have hacked web registration company Epik, allegedly stealing 'a decade's worth of data,' including reams of information about its clients and their domains. Epik is controversial, having been known to host a variety of rightwing clients, including ones that previous web hosting providers, like GoDaddy, have dropped for various reasons. Its users have included conservative social media networks Parler and Gab, as well a...
Tags: Texas, Godaddy, Tech, Trump, EPIK, Parler, Bitchute


The 10 Apple TV+ Movies That Justify A Subscription

Now that we've accepted that we're all going to drown in an endless sea of streaming options, apps, and a whole lot of plus signs, it's time to enjoy our fate and just keep swimming. Apple TV+ has made a name for itself with popular shows like "Ted Lasso" and "Central Park," but the streaming service's original movie selection is nothing to scoff at. For just $4.99 a month, there's plenty to get your money's worth. In no particular order, here are 10 Apple TV+ movies that justify a subscription....
Tags: Apple, Texas, Movies, New York City, Apple TV, Netflix, Ireland, Bill Murray, Charles, Bryce Dallas Howard, Henry Rollins, Ruby, Naacp, Deaf, Charlie Brown, Samuel L Jackson


Compass dives further into title insurance with latest acquisition

The deal to acquire LegacyTexas Title Co. follows acquisitions of two other title companies and will ultimately make Compass's title services available in six states and Washington, D.C.
Tags: Florida, Texas, Technology, California, Washington, Radio, Dallas, Compass, Title, Industry News, Modus, Brokerage, Select, News Brief, Title Insurance, Escrow


10 Things in Politics: Trump's NJ neighbors dish on living in his shadow

Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics. Sign up here to receive this newsletter. Plus, download Insider's app for news on the go - click here for iOS and here for Android. Send tips to [email protected] or tweet me at @BrentGriffiths.Happening this morning: Tropical Storm Nicholas is hitting the Gulf Coast after making landfall in Texas as a Category 1 hurricane.Here's what we're talking about:Trump's neighbors on living in shadow of ex-president next doorApple wants you to u...
Tags: Apple, Elon Musk, Texas, Congress, California, Washington Post, Washington, New York City, US, America, Trends, Tesla, Joe Biden, Afghanistan, Gop, Taliban


18 remote vacation rentals for when you want to get away from it all

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Airbnb During COVID-19, the ideal vacation is in a remote setting, away from others outside your group. We found remote homes across the US on vacation rental sites such as Airbnb, TurnKey, and Vrbo. These highly-rated listings are secluded and priced between $99 and $499 per night to start. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky While heading off to a remote paradise sounds incredible, it may not be on t...
Tags: Apple, Utah, New York, Texas, Kim Kardashian, Colorado, California, Cdc, Montana, France, Oregon, US, America, Trends, Georgia, Pennsylvania


Big Tech salaries revealed: How much engineers, developers, and product managers make at companies including Amazon, Facebook, Google, Apple, Microsoft, Intel, Uber, IBM, and Salesforce

Business Insider analyzed salary data for workers at top tech companies. SrdjanPav/Getty Images Business Insider analyzed salary data for thousands of workers to reveal how much large tech companies pay. We crunched the numbers for companies including Airbnb, Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Salesforce, Snap, and Uber. The data, which US companies report in visa applications for foreign workers, sheds light on how engineers, designers, and others are compensated in the competiti...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Transportation, Facebook, Uber, New York, Texas, Enterprise, Microsoft, California, US, Trends, Tech, Pay, Intel


Guest Post by Prof. Contreras: HTC v. Ericsson – Ladies and Gentlemen, The Fifth Circuit Doesn’t Know What FRAND Means Either

Guest Post by Prof. Jorge Contreras of the University of Utah S.J. Quinney School of Law.  Disclosure statement: in 2019, the author served as an expert for HTC in an unrelated, non-U.S. case. In August 31, 2021, the Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit ruled in HTC Corp. v. Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson, 2021 U.S. App. LEXIS 26250, __ F.4th __ (Fed. Cir. 2021), affirming the judgment of the District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, 2019 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 170087 (E.D. Tex. 2019).  Th...
Tags: Apple, Google, Motorola, Texas, Microsoft, Law, France, Taiwan, United States, Cambridge, Wisconsin, Htc, Huawei, Patent, Ericsson, Usc


How Colossal sold investors on a quest to resurrect a woolly mammoth

There are a growing number of companies interested in CRISPR’s potential to upend medicine. It’s probably safe to say there’s only one company interested in using the gene-editing system to create a living, breathing woolly mammoth. Or, at least, something pretty close to it.  That’s the primary mission of a new company called Colossal. Co-founded by maverick geneticist George Church , and entrepreneur Ben Lamm, the former CEO of Hypergiant, the company aims to bring one of those creatures...
Tags: Spacex, Elon Musk, Texas, Church, Tech, Nasa, Harvard, United States, Mtv, Harvard University, Zynga, Virgin, Mars, Accenture, North America, Robbins


10 things in tech you need to know today

Apple/Rachel Luna/Stringer Good morning and welcome to 10 Things in Tech. If this was forwarded to you, sign up here. ​​Plus, download Insider's app for news on the go - click here for iOS and here for Android.Before we dive in, we want to invite you to Insider's virtual event, "The Future of Mobility: Data Driving Innovation," presented by Arity, taking place tomorrow at noon ET. Get the details and sign up here.Now, let's get started.1. ICYMI: A judge ruled a massive blow ...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Google Drive, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Spacex, New York, Texas, NFL, Newsletter, Trends, Tech, Salesforce, App Store, Elizabeth Holmes


New Texas Law Tries Making it Illegal for Social Media Sites to Ban Users Over Political Viewpoints

The U.S. state of Texas "has made it illegal for social media platforms to ban users 'based on their political viewpoints'," repots the BBC: Prominent Republican politicians have accused Facebook, Twitter and others of censoring conservative views... The social networks have all denied stifling conservative views. However, they do enforce terms of service which prohibit content such as incitement to violence and co-ordinated disinformation. "Social media websites have become our modern-day publ...
Tags: Google, Texas, Tech, Bbc, Greg Abbott, Facebook Twitter, Social Media Sites, NetChoice trade association


Tesla should say something

Last weekend, a reader wrote to this editor, politely asking why tech companies should speak up about the abortion law that Texas passed last week. “What does American Airlines have to do with abortion?” said the reader, suggesting that companies can’t possibly cater to both pro-abortion and anti-abortion advocates and that asking them to take a stand on an issue unrelated to their business would only contribute to the politicization of America. It’s a widely held point of view, and the decision...
Tags: TC, Twitter, Spacex, Elon Musk, Florida, Texas, Abc, America, Tech, Tesla, Bloomberg, South Dakota, New York Times, Jack Dorsey, Bumble, North Carolina


10 things in tech you need to know today

Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images for Vanity Fair Good morning and welcome to 10 Things in Tech. If this was forwarded to you, sign up here. ​​Plus, download Insider's app for news on the go - click here for iOS and here for Android.Let's get started.1. The SEC is threatening to sue Coinbase. The SEC intends to sue Coinbase if it releases its crypto lending product, CEO Brian Armstrong said, calling it "sketchy behavior." Here's what we know so far.2. More than 200 people are po...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Uber, Elon Musk, Texas, Russia, Singapore, Newsletter, Trends, Tech, Paypal, Reddit, SEC, Roscosmos, Uber Eats, Elizabeth Holmes


Thoma Bravo takes a stake in threat intelligence provider Intel 471

Private equity giant Thoma Bravo has taken a stake in Intel 471, a provider of cyber threat intelligence for enterprises and governments. The strategic growth investment, which comes as organizations double-down on cybersecurity amid a pandemic-fueled rise in cyber threats, will enable Intel 471 to evolve its product suite, broaden its go-to-market strategy and continue to “aggressively pursue innovation,” according to Thoma Bravo. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Intel 471, a Tex...
Tags: Security, Texas, Technology, Okta, Tech, Ceo, Intel, Cybercrime, Computing, Security Software, Symantec, Cyberwarfare, Broadcom, Sophos, McAfee, Thoma Bravo



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