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May 25, 2022, 3:35 AM

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Kyle Wiggers / TechCrunch:
Microsoft unveils Project Volterra, an ARM-powered developer kit to explore “AI scenarios” coming in 2022, as Windows gains support for neural processing units  —  Today at Build 2022, Microsoft unveiled Project Volterra, a device powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon platform that's designed …
João Carrasqueira / XDA Developers:
Microsoft debuts Power Pages, a low-code website builder, and Power Apps Express Design, which can turn images into an app with controls and data storage  —  It's that time of the year again when Microsoft holds its Build developer event, and with it comes a ton of news for all kinds of Microsoft products.
Tom Warren / The Verge:
Microsoft plans to support third-party Windows 11 widgets later in 2022, letting developers offer them as “companion experiences” to their Win32 or PWA apps  —  Widgets might appear on the Windows 11 desktop soon, too  —  Microsoft is planning to support third-party widgets inside Windows 11 later this year.
Tom Warren / The Verge:
Filipe Espósito / 9to5Mac:
Apple says that starting on June 30, 2022, all App Store apps that offer account creation must also offer an in-app option to let users delete their account  —  Apple last year announced a change in the App Store guidelines that would require all apps that support account creation to offer …
Wall Street Journal:
Internal memo: Lyft plans to slow US hiring, cut some department budgets, and grant new stock options to some employees to make up for its eroding share price  —  President John Zimmer announced the measures to staff Tuesday  —  Lyft Inc. LYFT -17.27%▼ will slow hiring …
Lauren Feiner / CNBC:
In a letter, 42 Democratic lawmakers urge Google to stop collecting and keeping unnecessary user data that could be used to identify people seeking abortions  —  - Democratic lawmakers urged Google CEO Sundar Pichai to stop collecting and keeping unnecessary or non-aggregated location data …
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
A researcher says Australia's New South Wales digital driver's license is easy to forge due to deficient encryption, data validation flaws, and other issues  —  A litany of security flaws allows forgeries that are easy, quick, and cheap.  —  In late 2019, the government of New South Wales …
Aaron Gordon / VICE:
Study: Amazon 3rd-party delivery drivers had an injury rate of one per five full-time-equivalent workers in 2021, up 38% YoY, higher than other delivery drivers  —  Third-party delivery workers got injured at a rate equivalent to one in five full-time workers, according to government data.
Krystal Hu / Reuters:
New Jersey-based Semperis, a cybersecurity startup offering tools to protect enterprises using Microsoft Active Directory, raises a $200M+ Series C led by KKR  —  U.S. cybersecurity software firm Semperis said it has raised over $200 million in a funding round led by private equity firm KKR & Co Inc …
Alex Heath / The Verge:
Niantic debuts Visual Positioning System, a developer platform for building location-aware AR apps, and Campfire, a location-based social network for its games  —  The maker of Pokémon Go is releasing its AR map for other apps and a location-based social network called Campfire
Moneycontrol:
Indian startups are resorting to layoffs, hiring freezes, shutting down non-core verticals, and rationalizing ad spends as a two-year funding spree slows down  —  Startups have also resorted to shutting down non-core verticals, rationalising marketing and advertising spends and have gone on a hiring freeze …

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