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June 23, 2019, 2:55 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 …
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 …
Sam Dean / Los Angeles Times:
Privacy experts worry about how Amazon and Walmart will store and use videos captured by cameras worn by delivery associates during in-home deliveries  —  The war for the e-commerce shopper is fought on the battlefield of convenience.  One-click ordering, same-day delivery …
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.
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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