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May 23, 2022, 1:55 AM

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Greg Roumeliotis / Reuters:
Sources: Broadcom is in ongoing talks to acquire VMware, but a deal is not imminent  —  Chipmaker Broadcom Inc (AVGO.O) is in talks to acquire cloud service provider VMware Inc (VMW.N), people familiar with the matter told Reuters.  —  Negotiations between Broadcom and VMware are ongoing and a deal is not imminent, the sources said.
Cagan Koc / Bloomberg:
European Central Bank President Christine Lagarde says crypto “should be regulated” to deter people from speculating on assets that are “based on nothing”  —  European Central Bank President Christine Lagarde said crypto-currencies are “based on nothing” …
Lily Hay Newman / Wired:
Google details three campaigns that used Predator spyware, developed by North Macedonian company Cytrox and exploited five Android vulnerabilities found in 2021  —  New research from Google's Threat Analysis Group outlines the risks Android users face from the surveillance-for-hire industry.
Sean Hollister / The Verge:
Hands-on with Apple's Self-Service Repair kit to swap iPhone batteries: users rent 79 pounds of tools including a heat station for a seven-day $1,200 card hold  —  Apple must be joking.  —  That's how I felt again and again as I jumped through hoop after ridiculous hoop to replace the battery in my iPhone Mini.
Wall Street Journal:
Analysis: 46 wallets bought a combined $17.3M worth of tokens that were listed shortly after on Coinbase, Binance, and FTX, and sold to make $1.7M+ in profit  —  Anonymous wallets buy up tokens right before they are listed and sell shortly afterward  —  Public data suggests …
Yang Jie / Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Apple told some suppliers that it wants to boost production outside China, such as in India and Vietnam, citing Beijing's strict anti-COVID-19 policy  —  iPhone maker tells suppliers it wants to manufacture more in India and Southeast Asia  —  TOKYO—Apple Inc. AAPL 0.17%▲ …
Dan Milmo / The Guardian:
YouTube takes down 70K+ videos and 9K+ channels about the war in Ukraine for violating content guidelines, including videos referring to a “liberation mission”  —  Exclusive: Platform takes ‘unprecedented action’ to address content guideline violations since invasion
Rita Liao / TechCrunch:
Singapore-based BUD, which offers a metaverse for Gen Z via its apps and plans to launch an NFT marketplace, raises $36.8M Series B led by Sequoia Capital India  —  BUD, a nascent app taking a shot at creating a metaverse for Gen Z to play and interact with each other, has raised another round of funding in three months.

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