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July 10, 2021, 2:20 PM

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CNBC:
Biden signs an EO calling on regulators to enact reforms such as increasing scrutiny of tech mergers and focusing more on moves like “killer acquisitions”  —  - President Joe Biden signed a new executive order aimed at cracking down on anti-competitive practices in Big Tech, labor and numerous other sectors.
Josh Sisco / The Information:
Sources: the FTC has opened an in-depth investigation into Amazon's purchase of MGM  —  Any hopes that Amazon had of completing its $8.5 billion purchase of movie and TV studio MGM anytime soon may have just gone out the window.  —  The Federal Trade Commission on Friday opened …
Richard Lawler / The Verge:
Joseph Cox / VICE:
Phones with the “Anom” messaging app used in FBI and AFP's global sting are being sold on the secondary market, revealing the ArcaneOS operating system and more  —  ‘Anom’ phones used in an FBI honeypot are mysteriously showing up on the secondary market.  We bought one.  —  Joseph Cox
Isabella Simonetti / Bloomberg:
Some Black TikTok creators describe unfair treatment by the platform and wider influencer economy, leading some to strike from creating new dances  —  After their strike, there's more to fix on TikTok  —  Mya Nicole Johnson, a 15-year-old Black influencer with 675,000 TikTok followers …
Bloomberg:
Five former Kaseya employees say they have warned the company about its lax security practices, and were laid off or quit as Kaseya failed to address the issues  —  - Ransomware attack hit as many as 1,500 businesses this month  — Workers say Kaseya ignored warnings about key vulnerabilities
Charlie Taylor / The Irish Times:
Ireland-based Teamwork, which creates business management SaaS applications, raises $70M, its first-ever external funding since its founding in 2007  —  Founded by Daniel Mackey and Peter Coppinger, Teamwork's clients include Disney  —  Irish software company Teamwork has secured $70 million …

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