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May 25, 2022, 5:20 AM

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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.
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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.
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 …
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 …
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.
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's third-party delivery drivers had an injury rate of one per five full-time-equivalent workers in 2021, up 38% YoY, above other delivery drivers  —  Third-party delivery workers got injured at a rate equivalent to one in five full-time workers, according to government data.
Simon Jessop / Reuters:
Flowcarbon, a blockchain-based carbon credit trading service backed by WeWork's Neumann, raises $32M led by a16z and $38M from selling its Goddess Nature Token  —  LONDON (Reuters) - Flowcarbon, a blockchain-enabled carbon credit trading platform backed by WeWork founder Adam Neumann …
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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