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July 5, 2021, 8:05 AM

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Catalin Cimpanu / The Record:
In a post on the REvil dark web blog, the gang takes credit for the Kaseya attack, claims it infected 1M+ systems, and demands $70M in bitcoin for the decryptor  —  The REvil ransomware gang is asking for a $70 million ransom payment to publish a universal decryptor that can unlock …
Trevor Hunnicutt / Reuters:
President Biden says he has directed US intelligence agencies to investigate the Kaseya ransomware attack and adds “we're not certain” who is behind the attack  —  President Joe Biden said on Saturday he has directed U.S. intelligence agencies to investigate who was behind …
Catalin Cimpanu / The Record:
Bloomberg:
Just days after Didi's NYSE debut, Chinese regulators mandate app stores ban Didi Chuxing app, alleging violations in its collection and usage of personal info  —  - Internet watchdog asks operators to remove ride-hailing app  — The surprise ban comes days after Didi's New York debut
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Mark Gurman / Bloomberg:
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Tage Kene-Okafor / TechCrunch:
Egypt-based MaxAB, a B2B food and grocery delivery startup, raises $40M Series A led by RMBV  —  Globally, food and grocery delivery startups have been raising mega-rounds of late, especially those in Europe as the pandemic has given rise to more people ordering online more than ever.
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The Economic Times:
Hypersonix, which offers a data analytics service to e-commerce and other industries, raises $35M Series B at a valuation of $200M, up ~4x from March 2020  —  Mumbai: Hypersonix, an enterprise AI platform for commerce, has raised $35 million as part of its Series B funding round led …
Andy Mukherjee / Bloomberg:
India is targeting Amazon and Walmart ostensibly to protect SMBs, but in reality it is creating a protectionist economy that benefits select local tycoons  —  A protectionist economy is being created that will benefit a select group of tycoons.  Despite investing billions of dollars, the U.S. giants still aren't on the shortlist.

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