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March 30, 2022, 2:25 AM

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Andrew Thurman / CoinDesk:
The Ronin Network, which supports Sky Mavis' Axie Infinity game, says it was hacked, and 173,600 ETH and 25.5M USDC was stolen, worth $600M+; RON is down ~20%  —  It may be the largest exploit in DeFi history.  —  The latest crypto hack may be the largest yet.
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Christopher Dring / GamesIndustry.biz:
Christopher Dring / GamesIndustry.biz:
Interview with PlayStation CEO Jim Ryan on Sony's new PS Plus subscription tiers, why new first-party games won't immediately launch on the service, and more  —  The platform holder's CEO discusses the potential for games subscription services  —  Whenever a new platform or service gets announced …
Brian Krebs / Krebs on Security:
Hackers are compromising police and government email accounts to send Emergency Data Requests to ISPs, telecoms, social networks, and others, who quickly comply  —  There is a terrifying and highly effective “method” that criminal hackers are now using to harvest sensitive customer data …
Shannon Liao / Washington Post:
A judge approves an $18M settlement between Activision Blizzard and the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, ending the federal sexual harassment lawsuit  —  A judge approved an $18 million settlement between Activision Blizzard and the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Tuesday …
Chris Welch / The Verge:
Verizon blames “bad actors” and engages US law enforcement after its customers and users of its MVNO Visible receive spam texts from their own phone numbers  —  The carrier says it's working with US law enforcement to find those responsible  —  Yesterday, I wrote about receiving …
Cara Lombardo / Wall Street Journal:
Nielsen agrees to be acquired by a group of private equity firms, led by Brookfield and Elliott, in a deal valuing it at $16B, or $28 per share, including debt  —  Elliott, Brookfield to pay $28 a share for TV ratings company  —  Nielsen Holdings PLC agreed to sell itself to a group …
Shubham Sharma / VentureBeat:
BoostUp.ai, whose AI-based revenue operations and intelligence platform is used by companies like Cloudflare and Udemy, raises a $28.5M Series B led by NGP  —  Santa Clara, California headquartered BoostUp.ai, which provides a revenue operations and intelligence platform to enterprises …
Carly Page / TechCrunch:
Boston-based Cloaked, which allows users to generate unique email addresses and phone numbers while creating online accounts, raises a $25M Series A  —  Cloaked, a Boston-based startup that allows users to generate unique email addresses and phone numbers when creating online accounts, has secured $25 million in Series A funding.

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