New York City-based Kumospace, which offers video chat and remote work tools with a "virtual office" feel, has raised a $21M Series A led by Lightspeed (Kyle Wiggers/TechCrunch)

New York City-based Kumospace, which offers video chat and remote work tools with a "virtual office" feel, has raised a M Series A led by Lightspeed (Kyle Wiggers/TechCrunch)

Kyle Wiggers / TechCrunch: New York City-based Kumospace, which offers video chat and remote work tools with a “virtual office” feel, has raised a $21M Series A led by Lightspeed— After more than two years of remote work, many employees have no interest in returning to the office — at least not without good reason.

Reddit partners with crypto exchange FTX to help users manage community points

Reddit partners with crypto exchange FTX to help users manage community points

Reddit now lets users purchase Ethereum cryptocurrency on the platform through an integration with FTX, the crypto exchange owned by billionaire Sam Bankman-Fried. In a press release, FTX announced that Reddit users can now use the firm’s payment system, FTX Pay, when managing their blockchain-based community points. Reddit first rolled out community points in 2020 … Read more

How to Clear Your YouTube Cache

How to Clear Your YouTube Cache

Clearing YouTube’s cache helps fix issues with the platform’s app and website and lets you watch your favorite videos uninterrupted. We’ll show you how to do that on your Android phone and your desktop web browser. Deleting the YouTube cache does not remove your personal data with the platform. The process only removes YouTube’s temporary … Read more

Fears of AI sentience are a distraction

Fears of AI sentience are a distraction

Were you unable to attend Transform 2022? Check out all of the summit sessions in our on-demand library now! Watch here. While many other industries are battered by high inflation and slowing growth rates, the market for software sophisticated enough to communicate digitally with humans isn’t slowing down. Referred to as chatbots, global demand for … Read more

Zoom updates macOS app to patch root access exploit

Zoom updates macOS app to patch root access exploit

AppleInsider is supported by its audience and may earn commission as an Amazon Associate and affiliate partner on qualifying purchases. These affiliate partnerships do not influence our editorial content. Zoom has released a patch for its Mac app, fixing a vulnerability in its automatic updating function that could grant macOS root privileges to … Read more

As companies fight to retain talent, employee benefits startups might escape cost cuts – TechCrunch

As companies fight to retain talent, employee benefits startups might escape cost cuts – TechCrunch

How will employees benefits startups fare when their corporate customers start slashing costs as the market goes downhill? We’re going to find out if current trends continue. There was a spike in the number of startups offering employee benefits services through a B2B2C model last year, as nearly every company focused on employee benefits amid … Read more

Hackaday Prize 2022: Solar-Harvesting ESP32 Camera Is Waterproof, Repeatable

Hackaday Prize 2022: Solar-Harvesting ESP32 Camera Is Waterproof, Repeatable

[alberto nunez] shows off his sleek build of a solar-harvesting ESP32 camera – waterproof, somewhat energy-efficient, and able to be built by more-or-less anyone. For that, he’s chosen fairly jellybean components – an ESP32-CAM module with a matching protoboard, a small solar cell, a LiFePO4 battery, and a waterproofed GoPro shell that all of these … Read more

Big investment firms, including Abrdn, BlackRock, and Charles Schwab, are embracing digital assets despite the crypto crash, as consumer groups raise concerns (Financial Times)

Big investment firms, including Abrdn, BlackRock, and Charles Schwab, are embracing digital assets despite the crypto crash, as consumer groups raise concerns (Financial Times)

Financial Times: Big investment firms, including Abrdn, BlackRock, and Charles Schwab, are embracing digital assets despite the crypto crash, as consumer groups raise concerns— Abrdn, BlackRock and Charles Schwab have done deals or launched products tied to digital assets this month