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May 23, 2018, 1:35 PM

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Bloomberg:
Sources: Apple's manufacturing partner TSMC has started mass production of 7nm processors for iPhones launching later this year  —  - More-efficient 7-nanometer processors coming later this year  — Samsung is also working on the next-generation chip technology
Benjamin Mayo / 9to5Mac:
Apple launches privacy portal where users can download a copy of all data Apple associates with their account, starting in EU and rolling out worldwide later  —  Apple has today launched its new Data and Privacy website, allowing Apple users to download everything that Apple personally associates …
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Facebook Marketplace adds home service professionals like house cleaners, plumbers, contractors, and others in partnership with Handy, HomeAdvisor, and more  —  Facebook is entering the home services market.  Starting today, U.S. Facebook users browsing the Facebook Marketplace will be able …
Devlin Barrett / Washington Post:
FBI's claim that investigators were locked out of nearly 7,800 devices connected to crimes last year is inflated; sources say number likely between 1,000-2,000  —  The FBI has repeatedly provided grossly inflated statistics to Congress and the public about the extent of problems posed …
Jim Finkle / Reuters:
Cisco's Talos cyber intelligence unit says 500K+ routers in dozens of countries have been infected by Russia-linked malware and could be used to attack Ukraine  —  (Reuters) - Cisco Systems Inc (CSCO.O) on Wednesday warned that hackers have infected at least 500,000 routers and storage devices …
Wall Street Journal:
Lydia Wheeler / The Hill:
District court judge rules President Trump can't block people from viewing his Twitter feed, calling it a designated public forum protected by First Amendment  —  A federal district court judge on Wednesday ruled that President Trump can't block people from viewing his Twitter feed.
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Vlad Savov / The Verge:
HTC announces 6-inch U12+ with Quad HD+ Super LCD 6 display, dual cameras, pressure-sensitive buttons and sides, available for preorder today starting at $799  —  ‘Live on the Edge’ for $799  —  Even by the sieve-like standards of most smartphone launches, the HTC U12 Plus has suffered …
Joe Rossignol / MacRumors:
AgileBits releases 1Password 7 for Mac with new security features, easier access to vaults, and refreshed redesign  —  Following two months of beta testing, AgileBits has announced that 1Password 7 for Mac will be released for all users at some point on Tuesday.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai / Motherboard:
A look at Kaspersky Lab's SAS conference, where the company showcases its best research while entertaining competitors and reporters, amid its ongoing crisis  —  We went to Kaspersky Lab's SAS conference, where the controversial Russian anti-virus firm showcases its best research …

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