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April 9, 2022, 6:35 PM

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Sources: Meta chose a Qualcomm chip for the second version of its Ray-Ban smartglasses, after struggling to develop its own custom chip codenamed Brasilia  —  In late 2021, a team of Meta Platforms employees building a key chip for the second version of Meta's Ray-Ban smart glasses was notified …
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Reuters:
YouTube blocks Duma TV, which broadcasts from Russia's lower house of parliament; Russian officials warn that the site could face restrictions in response  —  YouTube has blocked Duma TV which broadcasts from Russia's lower house of parliament, drawing an angry response from officials …
Nikkei Asia:
Sources: leading chip tool makers are warning clients they will have to wait up to 18 months for crucial machines, citing shortages of lenses, valves, and more  —  TAIPEI — Chipmakers trying to expand production capacity are having to wait a year and a half or longer for key equipment …
Chance Miller / 9to5Mac:
Apple published and quickly removed a support document on its website that revealed the company is working on a 35W dual USB-C port power adapter  —  A support document briefly published to Apple's website and seen by 9to5Mac reveals that the company is working on a new 35W Dual USB-C Port Power Adapter...
Ryan Broderick / Fast Company:
Inside the Bitcoin 2022 conference in Miami, which felt confusing and disjointed, as the cultural spotlight on Ethereum leaves Bitcoin feeling a little stale  —  What happens when you're no longer the hot young cryptocurrency?  That's the question hanging over the Bitcoin 2022 conference in Miami this week.
Issie Lapowsky / Protocol:
Meta's civil rights team made progress in its first year, including removing sensitive ad targeting categories, but experts say it needs to be empowered to act  —  Like everyone, Roy Austin Jr. saw President Trump's Facebook post that went up in the summer of 2020 — the one where he threatened …
New York Times:
A look at Intel's chip-making process at its Hillsboro, Oregon and Chandler, Arizona campuses and the infrastructure behind its two planned $10B Arizona fabs  —  As the global chip shortage continues, we take an inside look at how semiconductors are fabricated.
Jon Porter / The Verge:
Google partners with iFixit to sell spare parts for devices going back to 2017's Pixel 2, in Australia, Canada, the US, and European countries “later this year”  —  Spare parts going back to the Pixel 2 will be available  —  Google has become the latest manufacturer to partner …

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