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May 23, 2022, 8:30 AM

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Bloomberg:
Sources: Broadcom is in talks to acquire VMware, which has a ~$40B market cap; the discussions are ongoing and there's no guarantee they will lead to a purchase  —  Broadcom Inc. is in talks to acquire cloud-computing company VMware Inc., according to people familiar with the matter …
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
Gavin Bonshor / AnandTech:
AMD announces Ryzen 7000 CPUs with up to 16 Zen 4 cores based on TSMC's 5nm process, PCIe 5 and DDR5 on an AM5 motherboard, coming in fall 2022  —  During the AMD Keynote at Computex 2022, its CEO, Dr. Lisa Su officially unveiled their next generation of Ryzen processors and the successor to the highly successful Ryzen 5000 series.
Lily Hay Newman / Wired:
Google details three campaigns that used Predator spyware, developed by North Macedonia's Cytrox, that 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.
Tripp Mickle / New York Times:
Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Microsoft, and Google will emerge stronger from this downturn; Refinitiv: from 2008 to 2010, these companies acquired 100+ firms  —  Flush with cash, Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Microsoft and Google are positioned to emerge from a downturn stronger and more powerful.  As usual.
Damien Wilde / 9to5Google:
Xiaomi signs a long-term partnership with Leica and announces a jointly developed smartphone will launch in July 2022, likely with the Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1  —  Xiaomi has signed a “long-term strategic partnership” with camera and camera lens manufacturer Leica in a bid to improve …
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” …
Mike Isaac / New York Times:
Meta says it plans to give outside researchers more info on political ad targeting on Facebook and Instagram and will update Ad Library with more info from July  —  Academics and journalists will be able to see more data about the way political ads are used to target users across Facebook and Instagram.
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