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May 25, 2022, 8:30 AM

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Hannah Murphy / Financial Times:
Andreessen Horowitz announces a $4.5B crypto fund, including $1.5B for seed investments, its fourth and largest such fund  —  Silicon Valley venture capital firm launches its largest fund to date focused on digital assets despite market downturn  —  Andreessen Horowitz has launched …
Lawrence Abrams / BleepingComputer:
DuckDuckGo confirms a researcher's findings that its browser allows Microsoft trackers on third-party websites, citing a search content agreement with Microsoft  —  The privacy-focused DuckDuckGo browser purposely allows Microsoft trackers on third-party sites due to an agreement …
Sarah Emerson / BuzzFeed News:
After actor and producer Seth Green lost his BAYC NFTs to a phishing scam, his show based on those NFTs is in doubt; OpenSea says it has frozen the NFTs  —  Actor and producer Seth Green was robbed of several NFTs this month after succumbing to a phishing scam that inadvertently threw …
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 …
Ax Sharma / BleepingComputer:
Researchers discover that a popular Python library “ctx” and PHP package “phpass” have been compromised to steal developers' AWS keys and credentials  —  PyPI module ‘ctx’ that gets downloaded over 20,000 times a week has been compromised in a software supply chain attack …
Shawn Amick / Bitcoin Magazine:
Stripe partners with OpenNode to let businesses convert fiat payments into bitcoin via OpenNode's Stripe app; Stripe suspended bitcoin support in 2018  —  Stripe, a global payment processor, is working with OpenNode to enable businesses to convert fiat payments into bitcoin.
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
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.
Kyle Wiggers / TechCrunch:
Tom Warren / The Verge:
Bloomberg:
An in-depth look at Meta's ongoing battle to keep Facebook and Instagram relevant as TikTok's growth explodes, including encouraging creators to use Reels  —  Last year an Instagram representative contacted Justina Sharp, a 24-year-old with 93,000 followers, and asked for a meeting to discuss ways she could expand her audience.
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 …

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