🤑 $100 million worth of crypto has been stolen in another major hack
Plus: Meta to shut down CrowdTangle - its tool that tracks popular social media posts, Amazon launches CodeWhisperer - a GitHub Copilot-like AI pair programming tool, and more…
$100 million worth of crypto has been stolen in another major hack. Hackers have stolen $100 million in cryptocurrency from Horizon, a so-called blockchain bridge developed by crypto start-up Harmony. Bridges allow users to transfer tokens from one blockchain to another. They've become a prime target for hackers… (Ryan Browne / CNBC)
Meta reportedly plans to shut down CrowdTangle, its tool that tracks popular social media posts. One thing researchers have used to track the spread of viral stories on Facebook — including ones that spread misinformation — is a tool that Meta owns called CrowdTangle. Based on anonymous sources, Bloomberg reports what many have… (Richard Lawler / The Verge)
Amazon launches CodeWhisperer, a GitHub Copilot-like AI pair programming tool. At its re:Mars conference, Amazon today announced the launch of CodeWhisperer, an AI pair programming tool similar to GitHub's Copilot that can autocomplete entire functions based on only a comment or a few keystrokes. The company trained the… (Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch)
A Recession Could Kill the Work-From-Home Revolution. Sometimes, a trend that seems inevitable turns out to be a fragile creature of circumstance. For example, throughout the 2010s, a fleet of consumer-tech companies took venture-capital money to provide subsidized services—including Uber and… (Derek Thompson via The Atlantic)
Solana is making a crypto phone with help from former Essential engineers. The phone previously known as the Osom OV1, built by a team consisting of former engineers and designers from Essential, is being renamed and repurposed today, and it's all in the name of crypto. This afternoon in New York City, blockchain company… (Chris Welch / The Verge)
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