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June 11, 2018, 9:55 PM

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Richard Nieva / CNET:
Congress releases Facebook's written responses to follow-up questions from Mark Zuckerberg's April testimony; Facebook says it received 2,000+ questions  —  Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg answered a lot of questions when he testified before Congress in April.
Makena Kelly / The Verge:
A look at what happens now that net neutrality rules have been rolled back, including its immediate implications and legal pushback  —  A field guide to Ajit Pai's internet  —  As of June 11th, the legal protections against content discrimination on the internet are gone.
Mitchel Broussard / MacRumors:
Snapchat unveils Clear Chats, a feature that lets users delete Snapchat messages even after sending them, whether in individual or group chat  —  Snapchat today announced a new feature called “Clear Chats,” which lets you delete any message you've sent to another person on Snapchat, whether in individual or group chat.
Stephen Silver / AppleInsider:
Apple explicitly bans cryptocurrency mining in apps distributed through the iOS and Mac App Stores  —  New developer guidelines released during WWDC set new rules for cryptocurrency apps distributed through both the iOS and Mac App Stores.  —  Apple has added new language to its App Store review guidelines related to cryptocurrency.
Sean Lyngaas / Cyberscoop:
FBI announces arrest of 74 people, who allegedly hijacked bank transfers using email fraud, and recovery of ~$14M; 29 of the suspects were in Nigeria, 42 in US  —  The FBI on Monday announced the arrest of 74 people across three continents for hijacking bank transfers using email fraud.
Steven Levy / Wired:
A profile of Palmer Luckey's Anduril Industries, which is pitching its VR-based surveillance tech to DHS as a complement to Trump's border wall with Mexico  —  WE'RE STANDING ON the edge of a cliff on a remote Texas ranch, a long patch of rocky desert stretching out below to the verdant banks …
TechCrunch:
Facebook launches a new section called Memories to highlight old content, similar to the On This Day feature but more extensive  —  Facebook today is introducing a dedicated page called “Memories,” where you can reflect on the moments you've shared with family and friends over the years.
Heather Somerville / Reuters:
Data storage startup Cohesity raises $250M Series D led by SoftBank's Vision Fund at a valuation of $1B+, bringing total raised to $410M  —  SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The $100 billion SoftBank Vision Fund has made its second-ever investment in an enterprise software company …
Doina Chiacu / Reuters:
US Treasury sanctions three Russian individuals and five firms, saying they helped Russia conduct cyberattacks, including NotPetya, against US and its allies  —  WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Treasury imposed sanctions on three Russian individuals and five companies on Monday …
Jeff Grubb / VentureBeat:
Valve will bring Steam to China with help of Chinese publisher Perfect World; no launch date has been announced  —  Chinese publisher Perfect World is helping Valve to create Steam China, which will bring Steam officially into China, of course.  This is a huge move that will make Steam …
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Cloud HR software firm Workday acquires Adaptive Insights, a provider of cloud-based business planning and financial modeling tools, for $1.55B  —  Workday, the cloud-based platform that offers HR and other back-office apps for businesses, is making an acquisition to expand its portfolio of services …

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