Saturday's technology stories

Sam Sabin
Aug 5, 2022 - Technology

Twitter admits breach that exposed phone numbers, email addresses

Illustration of the twitter bird logo as an open padlock
Illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios

A bitcoin whale's last word at the helm

Photo illustration of Michael Saylor.
Photo illustration: Aïda Amer/Axios. Photo: Courtesy of MicroStrategy
Hope King
Aug 5, 2022 - Economy & Business

Amazon to buy Roomba maker iRobot

iRobot Inc. signage is displayed outside of the company's headquarters in Bedford, Massachusetts, U.S.,
(Photo: Michael Fein/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

What we're driving: Kia's electric, control-morphing EV6

Photo of a Kia EV6 plugged into a charging station on an urban street.
2022 Kia EV6 is the Korean carmaker's first electric model. Photo courtesy of Kia
Ina Fried
Aug 5, 2022 - Technology
Column / Signal Boost

How Anker found billions in batteries and chargers

Photo illustration of Steven Yang with abstract shapes and Anker's lightning bolt logo.
Photo illustration: Shoshana Gordon/Axios. Photo: Courtesy of Anker

How "virtual production" is making next-gen movie magic

Pixomondo's virtual production studio.
Pixomondo's virtual production studio. Photo courtesy of Paramount+

Meta shuts down Russian troll farm linked to sanctioned Putin ally

Businessman Yevgeny Prigozhin shows Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin his school lunch factory outside Saint Petersburg on September 20, 2010.
Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin with businessman Yevgeny Prigozhin. Photo: Alexey Druzhinin/Sputnik/AFP via Getty Images