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July 24, 2021, 9:00 AM

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Kris Holt / Engadget:
Kim Zetter / Zero Day:
Uncertainty about the nature of the list of 50K potential Pegasus targets created confusion and controversy, but doesn't negate the investigation's key findings  —  A series of blockbuster stories published this week around a leaked list of 50,000 phone numbers have created confusion …
Filipe Espósito / 9to5Mac:
Sources: Apple is testing a new external display with a dedicated Apple-made SoC that includes a Neural Engine  —  Apple's Pro Display XDR has been available for quite some time now, but there are still no rumors about an updated version of its high-priced display in the near term.
CNN:
Experts working with companies affected by the Kaseya ransomware attack say Kaseya is requiring companies to sign NDAs before providing access to decryption key  —  Washington (CNN)On Thursday, the software company Kaseya announced that it could help unlock any of its customers' systems …
Catalin Cimpanu / The Record:
Mitchell Clark / The Verge:
Facebook announces the Passthrough API, which allows Oculus Quest 2 developers to use real-world images collected via sensors to create mixed reality apps  —  Developers will get the experimental feature with Oculus' next SDK  —  Facebook announced a new API that will let developers incorporate video …
The Cloudflare Blog:
Cloudflare accuses AWS of massive markups on egress bandwidth fees per region, estimating North American and European customers pay 80x the operational costs  —  Loading...  When web hosting services first emerged in the mid-1990s, you paid for everything on a separate meter: bandwidth, storage, CPU, and memory.
Radhamely De Leon / VICE:
Researchers say they embedded malware in up to half of the neurons in the benchmark AlexNet AI model⁠ and still kept the model's accuracy rate above 93.1%  —  In a proof-of-concept, researchers reported they could embed malware in up to half of an AI model's nodes and still obtain very high accuracy.

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