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May 18, 2022, 12:20 AM

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Matt Levine / Bloomberg:
Edwin Chan / Bloomberg:
Elon Musk says his Twitter takeover “cannot move forward” until the CEO proves bots are <5% of users, since his offer was based on “SEC filings being accurate”  —  Elon Musk said he'll proceed with his $44 billion takeover of Twitter Inc. only if the social media giant …
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Mark Gurman / Bloomberg:
Memo: Apple delays its three-day-a-week return to the office indefinitely, citing rising COVID-19 cases; the company still expects attendance two days per week  —  Apple Inc. delayed a plan to require workers to come back to the office three days a week, citing a resurgence in Covid-19 cases …
Michael Potuck / 9to5Mac:
A report details the challenges that delayed Apple's mixed reality headset launch by years and the initial pushback from Jony Ive's team on a VR headset concept  —  Since beginning its efforts in 2015, Apple's work on a mixed reality headset has been hit with a range of challenges that have pushed …
Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:
Google Cloud launches new software supply chain and zero trust tools, including one that gives governments and enterprises access to vetted open-source packages  —  Google Cloud is holding its annual Security Summit this week and unsurprisingly, the company used the event to launch a few new security features.
Devin Coldewey / TechCrunch:
Apple announces new accessibility features, including mirroring Watch apps to an iPhone, and a live captioning tool for iOS, iPadOS, and macOS coming in 2022  —  Apple has released a bevy of new accessibility features for iPhone, Apple Watch, and Mac, including a universal live captioning tool …
Mike Wheatley / SiliconANGLE:
Palo Alto-based Pangea, which offers embedded security APIs for cloud-native app builders, emerges from stealth with a $25M Series A led by Ballistic Ventures  —  Embedded security services provider Pangea Cyber Corp. is opening the doors to its business, emerging from stealth mode today armed …
Siddharth Venkataramakrishnan / Financial Times:
Thought Machine, a cloud-based infrastructure provider for 35+ banks globally, raises a $160M Series D at a $2.7B valuation, up from $1B+ in November 2021  —  Unicorn brings Morgan Stanley on board as client and investor  —  London-based fintech Thought Machine has doubled its valuation …
Bill Toulas / BleepingComputer:
Researchers detail a BLE relay attack to unlock and operate a Tesla outside its BLE range; when told in April, Tesla said relay attacks are a “known limitation”  —  Security researchers at the NCC Group have developed a tool to carry out a Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) …
Ryan Weeks / The Block:
Coinbase plans to “slow hiring and reassess our headcount needs” given “current market conditions”, after initially planning to triple its workforce in 2022  —  Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has reined in a plan to triple its headcount this year in response to turbulent market conditions.

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