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November 7, 2021, 3:10 PM

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Nikhilesh De / CoinDesk:
The US infrastructure bill amends tax code section 6050I to require certain recipients of digital assets worth $10K+ to report sender details to the IRS  —  The U.S. House of Representatives voted to pass a bipartisan infrastructure bill that contains a controversial cryptocurrency tax reporting requirement.
Jacob Pramuk / CNBC:
House passes $1T+ bipartisan infrastructure bill, with a controversial crypto tax provision and $65B in broadband funding; Biden could sign the bill within days  —  - The House passed a more than $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill, sending it to President Joe Biden for his signature.
Kevin Roose / New York Times:
The NFT.NYC conference, now in its third year, was a coming-out party for the NFT community, attracting a record 5,000 attendees from artists to corporate suits  —  NFT.NYC, a gathering for nonfungible token enthusiasts, offered a taste of a crypto-filled future.
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
H2O.ai, which provides an open source machine learning platform to build smart applications, raises a $100M Series E at a $1.6B pre-money valuation  —  H2O.ai — a startup that has developed an open-source framework as well as proprietary apps that make it easier for any kind of enterprise …
Matt Burgess / Wired:
A look at the fight between city officials and parents over Stockholm's glitchy app for its schools, as annoyed parents built their own open source version  —  Stockholm's official app was a disaster.  So annoyed parents built their own open source version—ignoring warnings that it might be illegal.
Christopher Mims / Wall Street Journal:
How a scarcity of secondhand chip manufacturing machines, which use older fabrication techniques, has exacerbated the global chip shortage  —  The world is hungry for semiconductors, and not all of them need to be made with cutting-edge technology.  The race is on to find older machines that can still crank out chips.
Catalin Cimpanu / The Record:
DeFi platform bZx says a hacker stole an estimated $55M worth of cryptocurrency assets after spear-phishing one of its employees and swiping two private keys  —  A hacker has stolen an estimated $55 million worth of cryptocurrency assets from bZx, a decentralized finance (DeFi) …
Sarah Gooding / WP Tavern:
A recently unredacted antitrust complaint alleges that Google gives AMP a “nice comparative boost” by throttling load times of non-AMP ads via one-second delays  —  The Chrome Dev Summit concluded earlier this week.  Announcements and discussions on hot topics impacting …
Benjamin Mayo / 9to5Mac:
Report: Apple and TSMC plan to produce 3nm chips for Macs as soon as 2023, with as many as four dies and up to 40 CPU cores per chip  —  Apple is taking the PC world by storm with its first debut of Apple Silicon chips inside of Macs, taking what it learned from developing the iPhone and iPad …
Bloomberg:
Apple hires CJ Moore, Tesla's Autopilot Software director who in January told the DMV that Musk's “Full Self-Driving” claims didn't “match engineering reality”  —  - CJ Moore drew controversy for remarks to DMV investigators  — Apple continues to develop car technology under new managers
Madeleine Morley / New York Times:
A look at digital pets site Neopets, which had 25M users in the mid-2000s, as owner JumpStart Games says 30%-40% of former users returned since March 2020  —  When Allison Kennedy visited her Neopets in May after a four-year hiatus, they were crying.  Big blue tears of hunger and sadness ran down their cheeks.

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