This is making me somewhat suspicious and nervous about 1Password’s future:
I’m incredibly proud to announce that we’ve partnered with Accel to help 1Password continue the amazing growth and success we’ve seen over the past 14 years. Accel will be investing USD$200 million for a minority stake in 1Password. Along with the investment – their largest initial investment in their 35-year history – Accel brings the experience and expertise we need to grow further and faster.
It’s not the first time the developer of Notepad++ (which I use as a secondary editor behind vim) released a politically-charged version of the software… I remember getting a chuckle out of the “yellow jacket edition”, which referenced a series of French protests against the current French government.
I don’t remember any of the previous versions making the news, however, or attracting this kind of attention:
While the protest may have been innocuous enough, it hasn’t played out that way online.
JManga, a digital manga service created less than 2 years ago by 39 of the biggest publishers in Japan, is shutting down in a couple months. Most cloud services related fears became a reality when it was clear no refund or backups would be offered. Check out their “Urgent Message” for more details, but believe me when I say it can’t get any worse:
It is not possible to download manga from My Page.