⛽️ The Surge in Gas Prices Isn't Slowing Down
Bed Bath & Beyond shares surge 70%, Misinformation on TikTok is a whole different beast, and more ...
The Surge in Gas Prices Isn't Slowing Down. Prices at the gas pump are soaring to near record levels across the U.S., threatening to further pressure consumers and an economy already struggling with sky-high inflation. On Sunday, the national average price for regular gasoline hit $4 a… (Scott Patterson / Wall Street Journal)
Bed Bath & Beyond shares surge 70% after GameStop chairman reveals big stake, pushes turnaround. Bed Bath & Beyond surged after GameStop Chairman Ryan Cohen revealed he had a nearly 10% stake in the retailer, through his investment company RC Ventures. (Lauren Thomas / CNBC)
Misinformation on TikTok is a whole different beast': How publishers are tackling the Ukraine-Russia war disinformation problem on TikTok. Falsified videos and propaganda is circulating social media, but publishers have to take a specific approach on TikTok to try and combat this issue. (Kayleigh Barber / Digiday)
Netflix Is Shutting All Services in Russia After Ukraine War. Netflix is shutting its operations in Russia, one of the largest media companies to pull out of the market following the attack on Ukraine. No new customers will be able to sign up and it's unclear what will happen with existing accounts. (Lucas Shaw / Bloomberg)
Attackers can force Amazon Echos to hack themselves with self-issued commands. Academic researchers have devised a new working exploit that commandeers Amazon Echo smart speakers and forces them to unlock doors, make phone calls and unauthorized purchases, and control furnaces, microwave ovens, and other smart appliances. (Dan Goodin / Ars Technica)
🇺🇦 Ukraine Crisis
Russia Recruiting Syrians for Urban Combat in Ukraine, U.S. Officials Say. (Gordon Lubold / Wall Street Journal)
Who's the Imperialist Now? (Shadi Hamid / The Atlantic)
Food crisis looms as Ukrainian wheat shipments grind to halt. (Emiko Terazono / Financial Times)
Orban Signs Order Authorizing NATO Troops Stationing in Hungary.(Zoltan Simon / Bloomberg)
Biden Caught Between Inflation and Calls to Ban Russian Oil. (Timothy Puko / Wall Street Journal)
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