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March 28, 2022, 7:25 AM

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Hartley Charlton / MacRumors:
Kuo: camera bump on the iPhone 14 Pro and 14 Pro Max smartphones will increase about five percent in each dimension due to a larger 48MP sensor  —  The increased size of the iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max's rear camera array is due to all-new 48-megapixel Wide camera systems, according to reputable Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Coda wins three Oscars, including Best Picture, giving Apple its first Oscars and making Apple TV+ the first streamer to win the awards' highest honor  —  Apple made history by nabbing Hollywood's most coveted honor, as “CODA” won the Oscar for best picture at Sunday's Academy Awards.
Shannon Bond / NPR:
Researchers identify thousands of computer-generated profile pictures being used on fake LinkedIn profiles for lead generation and product promotion  —  Loading...  At first glance, Renée DiResta thought the LinkedIn message seemed normal enough.  —  The sender, Keenan Ramsey …
Sam Goldheart / iFixit News:
iFixit completes its week-long Mac Studio teardown: swappable but likely not upgradable SSDs, a massive heatsink, a dual-fan assembly, and more  —  Well, one teardown at least.  More than a Mac Mini but not quite a Mac Pro, the Mac Studio impresses and disappoints in almost equal measure.
Sergiu Gatlan / BleepingComputer:
Google updates Chrome for Windows, Mac, and Linux to fix a high-severity zero-day being exploited in the wild, the second such patch for Chrome in 2022  —  Google has released Chrome 99.0.4844.84 for Windows, Mac, and Linux users to address a high-severity zero-day bug exploited in the wild.
Faiz Siddiqui / Washington Post:
Sources detail NHTSA's difficulties regulating Tesla as it rolls out self-driving features, resorting to threats and flattery in exchanges with Elon Musk  —  SAN FRANCISCO — The first time Washington regulators tried to investigate Tesla's Autopilot software, CEO Elon Musk was irate.
Mark Gurman / Bloomberg:
Sources: Apple paid $100K to $200K in stock-based bonuses to select software and hardware engineers, after giving similar bonuses in December to retain talent  —  Apple Inc. is paying a small number of engineers another round of special stock bonuses as part of an unusual push to retain key talent …
Christopher Mims / Wall Street Journal:
How global supply chains are morphing into “supply webs”, as the pandemic, trade wars, and geopolitical conflicts force tech companies to become more resilient  —  Supply chains are designed to be cost-effective, but not necessarily resilient.  Companies are transforming …

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