Lily Hay Newman / Wired: Atlanta spent ~$2.6M on recovery efforts after the ransomware attack against city’s systems, though it isn’t clear if the city tried to pay the ~$50,000 ransom — THE CITY OF Atlanta spent more than $2.6 million on emergency efforts to respond to a ransomware attack […]
Selina Wang / Bloomberg: Twitter beats Q1 estimates with revenue of $665M, up 21% YoY, vs. $605.9M est., and says DAUs up 10% YoY; MAUs up 3% YoY to 336M vs. 334.2M est.; stock up 4%+ — Revenue increases 21 percent, the biggest jump in two years — Monthly active […]
Mark Gurman / Bloomberg: Tim Cook to meet Trump at the White House Wednesday, in a meeting closed to the press, amid US-China trade tensions that could affect Apple’s business in Asia — Cook attended Tuesday’s state dinner for France’s Macron — Apple CEO has urged China and U.S. to […]
Vlad Savov / The Verge: Google rolls out a visual and security revamp of Gmail with confidential mode, email snoozing, nudging for time-sensitive emails, 2FA per message, IRM, more — Snoozing, nudging, hover actions, and a new sidebar — it’s a mobile app on the web! — The world’s most […]
Cecilia Kang / New York Times: Facebook VP Kevin Martin replaces Erin Egan as the company’s head of policy in the US on an interim basis; Erin Egan will remain as chief privacy officer — WASHINGTON — Facebook on Tuesday replaced its head of policy in the United States, Erin […]
Monica Nickelsburg / GeekWire: USCIS tells Senate of its plans to stop letting spouses of H-1B visa holders apply for work permits and is working to rescind “International Entrepreneur Rule” — Immigration authorities are cracking down on requirements and conditions for H-1B visas, which many employers …
Charlie Warzel / BuzzFeed: Some YouTube thumbnails depicted bestiality, now pulled; YouTube says monitoring tech missed because bestiality thumbnails may lack signals of typical porn — Video thumbnails of women engaging in sexual acts with dogs and horses were easily searchable on YouTube as of Monday morning.
Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch: Atlassian updates Trello with a personalized newsfeed, which highlights activity from teams and includes an Up Next section, and improved notifications — Trello, the popular card-based project management service owned by Atlassian, is getting a bit of a revamp today.