Netflix’s anti-password sharing experiment in Peru reportedly leaves users confused

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Netflix’s test to crack down on password sharing has reportedly left some users confused, according to a report from Rest of World. The streaming service started experimenting with password-sharing solutions in Peru, Chile, and Costa Rica in March, prompting subscribers in these markets to pay an additional fee … Read more

Report calls out Apple’s membership in trade groups ‘stalling’ climate efforts

While going to great lengths to promote itself as an environmentally conscious tech firm, Apple joined several industry associations that are “fighting efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions,” according to a new report from the Tech Transparency Project. As recently as 2020, the company was an active member of several “business groups that seek to … Read more

Supreme Court pauses controversial Texas social media law

Tech companies got their way in Texas on Tuesday. The Supreme Court just blocked a controversial law that allows Texas residents and the attorney general to sue social media companies over their content moderation decisions. The law, HB20, prohibits tech platforms from removing or restricting content based on “the viewpoint represented in the user’s expression” … Read more

4 ways to make your engineering team more productive

Ammar Bandukwala Contributor Share on Twitter Ammar Bandukwala is co-founder and CEO at Coder. He builds products that improve developer productivity. Improving the efficiency of your software engineering team has many advantages, prime among which is the ability to make up for problems in other areas. Whether you’re facing budget constraints, having problems sourcing and … Read more

Daily Crunch: Amazon will sunset Cloud Cam service in December, offers customers free Blink Mini

To get a roundup of TechCrunch’s biggest and most important stories delivered to your inbox every day at 3 p.m. PDT, subscribe here. Oh hey and happy Tuesday, the very last day of May 2022! Tomorrow, for our City Spotlight series, we’re putting the limelight on Columbus, Ohio. We’re also doing a pitch-off with Columbus-area … Read more

Seamlessly connect Amazon Athena with Amazon Lookout for Metrics to detect anomalies

Amazon Lookout for Metrics is an AWS service that uses machine learning (ML) to automatically monitor the metrics that are most important to businesses with greater speed and accuracy. The service also makes it easier to diagnose the root cause of anomalies, such as unexpected dips in revenue, high rates of abandoned shopping carts, spikes … Read more

Supreme Court blocks Texas social media moderation ban

Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images A Texas law that would have banned much social media moderation is once again on hold. In a 5-4 ruling handed down today, the Supreme Court vacated an earlier decision by the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, meaning that HB 20 — which forbids banning, demonetizing, or downranking Texas users’ … Read more

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