July 3, 2021, 2:00 AM

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Lawrence Abrams / BleepingComputer:
REvil is using a malicious update for IT management software from Kaseya to deploy ransomware, with at least eight large managed service providers affected  —  A massive REvil ransomware attack affects multiple managed service providers and their clients through a reported Kaseya supply-chain attack.
Stephen Nellis / Reuters:
Interview with Qualcomm's new CEO Cristiano Amon, who says it plans to license Nuvia's designs to cloud computing companies that want to build their own chips  —  (Reuters) - Qualcomm Inc's new chief thinks that by next year his company will have just the chip for laptop makers wondering …
Tom Krazit / Protocol:
IBM President Jim Whitehurst to step down less than two years after being elevated to the position and three years after IBM acquired his company Red Hat  —  IBM President Jim Whitehurst is stepping down from the No. 2 leadership position at the company less than three years after IBM acquired …
Foo Yun Chee / Reuters:
Vestager warns Apple against using privacy and security concerns to fend off App Store competition, says security and privacy are not lost due to sideloading  —  Europe's tech chief Margrethe Vestager on Friday warned iPhone maker Apple (AAPL.O) against using privacy and security concerns …
Lauren Feiner / CNBC:
Broadcom settles with the FTC, which charged the company with alleged illegal monopolization of the market for chips used in set top boxes and broadband devices  —  The Federal Trade Commission accused computer chip supplier Broadcom of illegally monopolizing the market for semiconductor components, the agency announced Friday.
Ben Schoon / 9to5Google:
OnePlus says it is merging codebases of OxygenOS and Oppo's ColorOS, and commits to 3 years of Android updates; OxygenOS will remain the “global” OS for OnePlus  —  After announcing that OnePlus and Oppo would be merging more teams behind the scenes, the inevitable has happened.
Tom Warren / The Verge:
Microsoft will replace its Blue Screen of Death with a black screen in Windows 11, marking the first big change to its BSOD since it added QR codes in 2016  —  The Black Screen of Death is here  —  Microsoft is changing its famous Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) to black in Windows 11.
Wall Street Journal:
The Information:
Sources: US subscriber growth at Disney+ has slowed sharply, with 38M total subs in North America as of early July, compared to 37M at the start of February  —  U.S. subscriber growth at Disney's Disney+ streaming service slowed sharply in the past few months, according to internal data reviewed …
Rashi Shrivastava / Forbes:
Physna, a 3D object database and search engine, raises $56M Series B led by Tiger Global with GV and Sequoia participating, bringing its total raised to $86M  —  Physna, which aims to bridge the gap between the physical and the digital world by codifying 3D models, announced Thursday …

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