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June 14, 2020, 5:50 AM

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Margaret Harding McGill / Axios:
In leaked letters, House Judiciary asks Apple, Alphabet, Amazon, and Facebook to say by Sunday whether their CEOs will testify in antitrust hearings in July  —  House antitrust investigators are pressing Apple, Alphabet, Amazon and Facebook to say by Sunday whether their CEOs will testify …
Robert P. Baird / New Yorker:
How a philanthropic COVID-19 testing effort by Utah tech companies like Nomi Health and Domo became a commercial enterprise, despite questions about performance  —  At a White House briefing, on April 23rd, Mike Pence offered what he described as “encouraging news” about covid-19 testing.
Manish Singh / TechCrunch:
PE firm TPG to invest $600M in Reliance Jio Platforms for a 0.93% stake in the company and L Catterton to invest $250M for a 0.39% stake  —  American private equity firm TPG will invest $600 million in Jio Platforms, joining a roster of high-profile investors including Facebook and Silver Lake …
Sergiu Gatlan / BleepingComputer:
Microsoft is aware of a bug affecting Windows 10 PCs with a printer connected via USB that renders the USB port unusable; patch is coming in a future OS update  —  Windows 10 users are reporting that they are unable to print using devices from multiple vendors after installing updates …
Nico Grant / Bloomberg:
Zoom says it deactivated accounts of US-based activists due to China's demands, won't allow such requests to impact users outside mainland China “going forward”  —  - Company shut down video meetings to remember Tiananmen Square  — Zoom's in the middle of a free speech and censorship clash

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