Day: May 16, 2021

Sources: Microsoft’s board decided in 2020 Gates should leave the board as it probed claims Gates sought to initiate an affair with a Microsoft engineer in 2000 (Wall Street Journal)

Wall Street Journal:Sources: Microsoft’s board decided in 2020 Gates should leave the board as it probed claims Gates sought to initiate an affair with a Microsoft engineer in 2000  —  Company’s board members began investigation in 2019 into woman’s allegations of prior sexual relationship with Bill Gates … Source: http://www.techmeme.com/210516/p13#a210516p13

Clubhouse, which launched its Android app in beta in the US last week, to expand the app to Japan, Brazil, and Russia on Tuesday, and globally by Friday (Manish Singh/TechCrunch)

Manish Singh / TechCrunch:Clubhouse, which launched its Android app in beta in the US last week, to expand the app to Japan, Brazil, and Russia on Tuesday, and globally by Friday  —  Voice social network Clubhouse said on Sunday it will expand its Android app worldwide in a week, days after launching a beta version …

Clubhouse, which launched its Android app in beta in the US last week, to expand the app to Japan, Brazil, and Russia on Tuesday, and globally by Friday (Manish Singh/TechCrunch) Read More »

Study: being corrected by another user for posting false political news increases subsequent sharing of low quality, partisan, and toxic content (Matthew Gault/VICE)

Matthew Gault / VICE:Study: being corrected by another user for posting false political news increases subsequent sharing of low quality, partisan, and toxic content  —  Twitter is a hellscape and it only gets worse when you point out some is sharing bad information.  —  Matthew Gault Source: http://www.techmeme.com/210516/p8#a210516p8

This Week in Washington IP: Reviewing Small Business R&D Funding Programs, Researching COVID-19 Variants and Building Department of Defense Cyber Capabilities – IPWatchdog.com

This Week in Washington IP: Reviewing Small Business R&D Funding Programs, Researching COVID-19 Variants and Building Department of Defense Cyber Capabilities  IPWatchdog.com Source: https://www.ipwatchdog.com/2021/05/10/week-washington-ip-reviewing-small-business-rd-funding-programs-researching-covid-19-variants-building-department-defense-cyber-capabilities/id=133373/

A look at apps promising 10-minute grocery delivery in Europe, where VC-backed grocery delivery firms have raised $1.56B in 2021 so far, according to PitchBook (Ryan Browne/CNBC)

Ryan Browne / CNBC:A look at apps promising 10-minute grocery delivery in Europe, where VC-backed grocery delivery firms have raised $1.56B in 2021 so far, according to PitchBook  —  – Turkey’s Getir, Germany’s Gorillas and Britain’s Dija are just a few of the apps promising users 10-minute grocery deliveries. Source: http://www.techmeme.com/210516/p5#a210516p5