Wednesday's technology stories

Appeals court lets Texas social media law take effect

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Dark days in crypto world

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Stephen Totilo
May 11, 2022 - Technology

EA, Activision, Ubisoft bet big on mobile games

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Senate confirms Bedoya for FTC seat, giving Democrats majority

Ina Fried
May 11, 2022 - Technology

Google announces new Pixel phones, teases first smartwatch

Google's Pixel hardware family, including Pixel Watch and Pixel Buds Pro

Crypto startup funding boomed in Q1 despite ongoing market slide

Sara Fischer
May 11, 2022 - Technology

Facebook withdraws guidance request for Ukraine war content policies

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Scoop: Deel raises funds at $12 billion valuation

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What the tech rout means for tech deals

Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment to acquire Redbox

Ina Fried
May 11, 2022 - Technology

WebTV founder's decade-long quest to improve wireless

New push to make Big Tech pay more for bandwidth

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