Day: May 27, 2021

Have I Been Pwned goes open source, starting with the Pwned Password code; FBI to begin sharing compromised passwords discovered in investigations with the site (Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols/ZDNet)

Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols / ZDNet:Have I Been Pwned goes open source, starting with the Pwned Password code; FBI to begin sharing compromised passwords discovered in investigations with the site  —  Want to find out if someone’s stolen your user IDs and passwords?  Then you can use “Have I Been Pwned,” and now the code behind …

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Acer unveils four new Chromebooks, incuding an industry-first 17.3-inch Chromebook, available in June, with prices starting at $380 (Adrian Kingsley-Hughes/ZDNet)

Adrian Kingsley-Hughes / ZDNet:Acer unveils four new Chromebooks, incuding an industry-first 17.3-inch Chromebook, available in June, with prices starting at $380  —  There’s also a big emphasis on enterprise Chromebooks., a whole raft of other new hardware, and a commitment to 100 percent renewable energy use. Source: http://www.techmeme.com/210527/p27#a210527p27

Savings and investing app Acorns is merging with a SPAC to go public in a deal that values Acorns at roughly $2.2B, more than double its last private valuation (Kate Rooney/CNBC)

Kate Rooney / CNBC:Savings and investing app Acorns is merging with a SPAC to go public in a deal that values Acorns at roughly $2.2B, more than double its last private valuation  —  – Acorns will merge with with Pioneer Merger Corp., a publicly traded special purpose acquisition company. Source: http://www.techmeme.com/210527/p15#a210527p15

Clubhouse hires Justin Uberti, a Google engineer who created the WebRTC standard, Google Duo, and led engineering for Stadia, as head of streaming technology (Jay Peters/The Verge)

Jay Peters / The Verge:Clubhouse hires Justin Uberti, a Google engineer who created the WebRTC standard, Google Duo, and led engineering for Stadia, as head of streaming technology  —  Justin Uberti is joining Clubhouse  —  Clubhouse has hired Justin Uberti, creator of the WebRTC standard and the Google Duo video chat app. Source: http://www.techmeme.com/210527/p4#a210527p4

Snappy, an e-commerce site that lets companies offer a selection of corporate gifts to their employees and clients, raises $70M Series C led by GGV Capital (PYMNTS.com)

PYMNTS.com:Snappy, an e-commerce site that lets companies offer a selection of corporate gifts to their employees and clients, raises $70M Series C led by GGV Capital  —  Snappy, an eCommerce gifting platform, wrapped up a $70 million Series C funding round, bringing the firm’s overall funding to in excess of $100 million. Source: http://www.techmeme.com/210527/p3#a210527p3