🇺🇸 America's Necessary Myth for the World
Plus: The Worst Hacks and Breaches of 2022 So Far, China wants to control how its famous livestreamers act, speak, and even dress. And more…
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America's Necessary Myth for the World. For European officials and politicians, a great fear gnaws at the back of their minds when they look at the ongoing war in Ukraine: What happens if the United States loses interest? Despite the war being in Europe, involving European powers, with… (Tom McTague via The Atlantic)
The Worst Hacks and Breaches of 2022 So Far. Whether the first six months of 2022 have felt interminable or fleeting—or both—massive hacks, data breaches, digital scams, and ransomware attacks continued apace throughout the first half of this complicated year. With the Covid-19… (Lily Hay Newman / WIRED)
China wants to control how its famous livestreamers act, speak, and even dress. Livestreaming took off in China in 2016 and has since become one of the nation's favorite ways to spend fragments of free time, with 635 million viewers. Top livestreamers command audiences in e-commerce, music, gaming, and comedy, and they make… (Zeyi Yang / MIT Technology Review)
Japanese court ruling poised to make Big Tech open up on algorithms. Legal experts suggest case related to recommendations site Kakaku.com could have broader implications Receive free Technology sector updates We'll send you a myFT Daily Digest email rounding up the latest Technology sector news every morning. (Eri Sugiura / Financial Times)
Crypto lending platform Vauld suspends withdrawals, trading and deposits amid financial challenges. Vauld, a Singapore-headquartered crypto lending platform, has suspended withdrawals, trading and deposits on its eponymous service with immediate effect as it navigates “financial challenges,” it said Monday. The startup —… (Manish Singh / TechCrunch)
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