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July 31, 2021, 3:10 PM

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Associated Press:
DOJ: 27 US Attorney offices had at least one staffer's Microsoft email account breached from May and Dec. 2020 by Russian hackers as part of the SolarWinds hack  —  WASHINGTON (AP) — The Russian hackers behind the massive SolarWinds cyberespionage campaign broke into the email accounts …
Jackie Davalos / Bloomberg:
Apple removes Unjected, a social app for “unvaxxed friendly”, citing COVID-19 misinfo; Unjected removed social feed from its Android app after a Google warning  —  Anti-Vax App Squares Off With Google, Apple Over Misinformation Jackie Davalos31 July 2021, 15:00 CEST …
Brian Merchant / VICE:
Metaverse, as Zuckerberg and others imagine, is an odd vision built from a compendium of juvenile fantasies, perceived market opportunities, and overt dystopias  —  Silicon Valley CEOs keep hailing its imminent arrival as they hawk digital goods, but the metaverse was a dystopian idea from its inception.
Nicholas Megaw / Financial Times:
Digital bank Monzo reveals a loss of £130M on £66M revenue for the year ending Feb., says UK FCA is investigating it over potential money laundering violations  —  Digital lender suffers second ‘going concern’ warning from auditors  —  The Financial Conduct Authority …
Paul Smith / Australian Financial Review:
Australia-based IntelligenceBank, a marketing software provider for brands, raises $37M from Five Elms Capital to help speed up its expansion in the US  —  IntelligenceBank, a Melbourne-based marketing operations platform that counts ANZ Bank, National Australia Bank, Suncorp, Bupa, KFC …
Telegram:
Telegram's latest update adds group video calls of up to 1,000 users with 30 simultaneous broadcasts, video messages, screen sharing during video calls, more  —  This update takes video to the next level.  Group video calls now have up to 1000 viewers, video messages record in higher quality …
Reuters:
SEC has stopped processing IPO and other registrations by Chinese companies as it crafts guidance for companies about the risks they face in China  —  (Reuters) - The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has stopped processing registrations of U.S. initial public offerings (IPOs) …
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