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June 23, 2019, 12:20 PM

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Ellen Nakashima / Washington Post:
Sources: US Cyber Command launched an offensive cyber strike on Thursday that disabled Iranian computer systems used to control rocket and missile launches  —  President Trump approved an offensive cyber-strike that disabled Iranian computer systems used to control rocket and missile launches …
Catalin Cimpanu / ZDNet:
NASA says it was hacked in April 2018 via an unauthorized Raspberry Pi on the network; hackers had access for nearly a year, stealing Mars mission-related data  —  NASA described the hackers as an “advanced persistent threat,” a term generally used for nation-state hacking groups.
Wall Street Journal:
Bitcoin rises above $10K for the first time in over a year, as the unveiling of Libra and increased institutional support spur hopes of mainstream adoption  —  The world's most popular cryptocurrency gets a boost from Facebook's plan to launch Libra  —  Bitcoin rose over $10,000 …
Peter Blumberg / Bloomberg:
Magic Leap sues Chi Xu, a former employee who founded the China-based AR startup Nreal, for alleged IP theft  —  - The startup says the former employee stole its AR secrets  — Alleged technology theft a sore point in U.S.-China relations  —  Magic Leap Inc., a U.S. startup that makes …
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Kerry Flynn / Digiday:
Snap introduces Snap Select, which lets advertisers buy ads exclusively for Snap's premium content, like its shows and vetted premium partners, at fixed CPMs  —  When the hedges arrived at La Malmaison on Saturday, they had to be trimmed down.  Snapchat wanted the vibe of its Cannes space to open — not private and exclusive.
Mike Masnick / Techdirt:
Internet companies that call themselves “platforms” instead of publishers have no special legal protections or obligations under the Communications Decency Act  —  from the stop-pushing-this-nonsense dept  —  Alexis Madrigal, over at the Atlantic has a mostly interesting piece recounting …
Nat Levy / GeekWire:
Leaked Microsoft memo says Slack, AWS, Google Docs, PagerDuty, and even GitHub are prohibited or discouraged from internal use, primarily over security concerns  —  As Slack makes its stock market debut, there's a major company that won't be allowing its employees to use the business collaboration …

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