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December 10, 2021, 4:40 PM

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LunaSec Blog:
A vulnerability in the Apache log4j Java logging library allows for remote code execution, impacting Steam, iCloud, Minecraft, and other services  —  A few hours ago, a -day exploit in the popular Java logging library, log4j, was tweeted along with a POC posted on GitHub that results …
Washington Post:
Sources: Kayvon Beykpour and other executives ignored warnings that Twitter lacks the ability to moderate Spaces and launched the product amid investor pressure  —  Employees who complained about the lack of moderation say they were sidelined  —  Earlier this year, as Twitter raced to roll out Spaces …
Maxwell Strachan / VICE:
CNBC:
Instacart president Carolyn Everson says she will step down at the end of the year, less than four months after joining the company  —  - Another high-profile Instacart executive is leaving the company.  — Carolyn Everson announced Friday she will step down as president at the end of the year.
Ben Schoon / 9to5Google:
TCL pulls its entire Google TV lineup from Best Buy over software and performance issues  —  Google TV's plans to expand in the smart TV market are taking a hit this week, as TCL's entire Google TV lineup has been pulled from Best Buy over performance-related issues.
Tom Warren / The Verge:
Google says it will release Google Play Games in 2022 as a native Windows app that brings Android games to Windows 10 and Windows 11  —  Google Play Games comes to PC next year  —  Google is planning to bring Android games to Windows PCs next year.  A Google Play Games app will be available in 2022 …
BBC:
Analysis: English Premier League soccer fans have spent £262M+ on crypto fan tokens, often offered by Socios, as critics worry about clubs exploiting fans  —  Football clubs have potentially made hundreds of millions of pounds selling controversial crypto “fan tokens”.
WABetaInfo:
WhatsApp begins a limited test of Meta's Novi digital wallet in the US, letting users send and receive USDP within a chat  —  Today, WhatsApp is finally announcing a small pilot program to some people in the US, that can finally use the Novi digital wallet within WhatsApp!

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