• 10 things in tech you need to know today

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Wednesday.
    1. Facebook says Iran-backed accounts pretended to be news organizations to spread misinformation and to launch cyber attacks. Facebook says it removed 652 Pages and accounts on its services that it linked to Iran, as well as numerous Russia-linked accounts involved in inauthentic behavior.
    2. Y Combinator, a startup program that's harder to get into than Harvard, accepted all 15,000 applicants into Startup School after a major screwup. After initially informing some startups that they had been mistakenly accepted, it...
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  • 10 things you need to know in markets today

    10 things you need to know in markets today

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    Good morning! Here's what you need to know in markets on Wednesday.
    1. Michael Cohen pleaded guilty to tax evasion, bank fraud, and campaign finance violations and said he broke the law "at the direction" of a 2016 presidential candidate, widely believed to be President Donald Trump. S&P 500 futures and Nasdaq futures are both down around 0.3% at the time of writing , with analysts pointing to the Cohen testimony as the driver.
    2. Facebook says it removed 652 pages and accounts on its services that were linked to Iran, as well as numerous Russia-linked accounts involved in inauthentic...
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