Black tech founders say VCs should move past diversity theater, addressing the lack of top-level black investors and investment in black-run startups (Nitasha Tiku/Washington Post)

[ad_1] Nitasha Tiku / Washington Post: Black tech founders say VCs should move past diversity theater, addressing the lack of top-level black investors and investment in black-run startups  —  There’s a dearth of black investors in venture capital’s upper echelons and little investment in start-ups with black founders [ad_2] Source link

Twitter tests a feature that calls you out for RTing without reading the article – TechCrunch

[ad_1] A new Twitter test feature aiming to “promote informed discussion” will nudge users to read before they retweet. The company describes the test as a step to help people be more aware of what they’re sharing in a broader effort to inspire “healthier conversations” on the platform. Sharing an article can spark conversation, so…

US-based Chinese activists say Zoom closed their paid account after holding an event to commemorate Tiananmen Square Massacre; Zoom did not comment when asked (Bethany Allen-Ebrahimian/Axios)

[ad_1] Bethany Allen-Ebrahimian / Axios: US-based Chinese activists say Zoom closed their paid account after holding an event to commemorate Tiananmen Square Massacre; Zoom did not comment when asked  —  The U.S. video-conferencing company Zoom closed the account of a group of prominent U.S.-based Chinese activists after they held … [ad_2] Source link

3M sues price-gougers who used Amazon to sell masks at 1,800% markup

[ad_1] Enlarge / The (replica) disembodied marble head of David probably didn’t need a 3M mask, but he nonetheless looked fashionable sporting it in the window of a jewelry shop in Switzerland in March 2020. 3M—which manufactures N95 filtration masks that have been in high demand since the COVID-19 pandemic began—is suing merchants who used…

Arcade1Up’s New Arcade Machines Include ‘Marvel Pinball’ and ‘Big Buck Hunter’ – Review Geek

[ad_1] IGN/Arcade1UP Over at IGN’s Summer of Gaming event, Arcade1Up just announced four new arcade machines for your home. The new titles include MS.PAC-MAN, XMEN VS. Street Fighter, Big Buck Hunter, and Marvel Pinball. The latter two represent first in the company’s history—the first shooting game and the first pinball machine. Arcade1Up/IGN Arcade1Up is billing MS.PAC-MAN as an iconic new release…

Amid protests, a movement swells to update widely-used tech terms for hard drives, camera flashes, and databases, like whitelist/blacklist and master/slave (Stephen Shankland/CNET)

[ad_1] Stephen Shankland / CNET: Amid protests, a movement swells to update widely-used tech terms for hard drives, camera flashes, and databases, like whitelist/blacklist and master/slave  —  During Black Lives Matter protests, a movement grows to update terms used with hard drives, camera flashes and databases. [ad_2] Source link

How to build companies by building communities     – TechCrunch

[ad_1] Zoran Basich is the crypto editor for Andreessen Horowitz. More posts by this contributor Crypto Startup School: Capturing value in crypto through network effects and mechanism design Crypto Startup School: How to scale companies using crypto Editor’s note: Andreessen Horowitz’s Crypto Startup School brought together 45 participants from around the U.S. and overseas in…

Sharing an article can spark conversation, so you may want to read it before you Tweet it. To help promote informed discussion, we're testing a new prompt on Android – when you Retweet an article that you haven't opened on Twitter, we may ask if you'd like to open it first. (@twittersupport)

[ad_1] @twittersupport: Sharing an article can spark conversation, so you may want to read it before you Tweet it. To help promote informed discussion, we’re testing a new prompt on Android — when you Retweet an article that you haven’t opened on Twitter, we may ask if you’d like to open it first. [ad_2] Source…

Spin scooters head to Europe, starting with Germany – TechCrunch

[ad_1] Spin has launched its scooter sharing business to Germany, the first step in the U.S. company’s plans to expand to Europe. The company, which was acquired by Ford in 2018 for about $100 million, has launched in Cologne and plans to open up in German cities Dortmund and Essen in the coming weeks. Spin…