Thursday's technology stories


Hope King
Aug 4, 2022 - Economy & Business

Gig work platforms post record results

a food delivery back with DoorDash logo
Photos: Bloomberg, Alexi Rosenfeld/Getty Images

Twitter slams Elon Musk's response to its lawsuit

Photo illustration of Elon Musk next to the twitter logo.
Photo illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios. Photo: Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for The Met Museum/Vogue
Stephen Totilo
Aug 4, 2022 - Technology

Activision quarterly earnings show Call of Duty’s vulnerability

Video game screenshot of soldiers running on the deck of a warship
Call of Duty: Vanguard. Screenshot: Activision
Alex Fitzpatrick
Updated Aug 4, 2022 - Technology

Instagram's TikTok-ification drives an exodus to rivals

Illustrated animation of the Instagram logo's color draining.
Illustration: Aïda Amer/Axios

A new online tutoring bundle aims to help kids catch up

Illustration of a notebook and computer juxtaposed with handwritten and typed abc's on the devices.
Illustration: Annelise Capossela/Axios
Ashley Gold
Aug 4, 2022 - Technology

FEC draft OKs Google plan to keep campaign emails out of spam

Illustration of an envelope with a notifications dot showing an  elephant.
Illustration: Allie Carl/Axios
Joann Muller
Aug 4, 2022 - Technology

GM's hands-free driving tech is set for a massive expansion

A woman driving hands-free in a Cadillac Escalade
A Cadillac Escalade equipped with GM's hands-free Super Cruise technology. Photo courtesy of GM

Online privacy bill faces daunting roadblocks

Illustration of a large gavel surrounded on all sides by orange traffic cones
Illustration: Annelise Capossela/Axios
Stephen Totilo
Aug 3, 2022 - Technology

Nintendo, like other game companies, reports sales decline

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Nintendo Switch Sports. Screenshot: Nintendo

New York financial regulator levels its first crypto enforcement action on Robinhood

Illustration of a gavel falling on the Robinhood app icon.
Illustration: Brendan Lynch/Axios

Curve's drop in DeFi rank a reflection of stablecoin market

Binance Labs puts Yi He in charge

Illustration of the Binance logo on a compass.
Illustration: Aïda Amer/Axios

Thoma Bravo buying Ping Identity for $2.8 billion

Illustration of a framed fingerprint
Illustration: Annelise Capossela/Axios

Meet the artist using AI to imagine better cities

An AI-generated image of a pedestrian roundabout in Washington, D.C.
Image courtesy of Zach Katz

The future of America's EV charging network takes shape

Illustration of an EV charger cord forming the outline of the continental US.
Illustration: Shoshana Gordon/Axios
Ina Fried
Aug 3, 2022 - Technology

States' fight over abortion information catches tech in crossfire

Illustration of hands with markers crossing out content on a laptop screen
Illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios

Wire fraud charges dropped in hacking case against ex-Uber security officer

Photo of a car windshield with the Uber sticker on it
An Uber driver arrives to pick up a passenger at Midway International Airport on May 9, 2022 in Chicago, Illinois. Photo: Scott Olson via Getty Images