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July 5, 2021, 8:55 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:
A look at Apple's changing attitudes towards decentralizing out of Silicon Valley, hybrid work arrangements, and remote work options for a post-pandemic world  —  This is the free version of Power On.  If you like it, consider subscribing to Bloomberg.com — you'll receive …
Julia Reda:
GitHub Copilot is not infringing copyright; the free software community should not adopt a maximalist copyright stance as it will only hurt in the long run  —  This is a slightly modified version of my original German-language article first published on heise.de under a CC-by 4.0 license.
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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Joel Stinnett / Silicon Valley Business Journal:
Nashville-based XSOLIS, which uses AI to improve healthcare operations and communication between hospitals and insurance companies, raises $75M  —  One of Nashville's largest health tech firms just landed cash that could accelerate its growth.  —  Data analytics company Xsolis (stylized XSOLIS) …
Wall Street Journal:
After a two year break, Allen & Co's annual Sun Valley conference starts Tuesday; sources say executives from Discovery, Amazon, and Netflix are attending  —  Allen & Co. event brings business leaders together after one-year hiatus due to pandemic, for a gathering rife with deal-making potential

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