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May 28, 2022, 5:20 AM

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Josh Eidelson / Bloomberg:
The CWA withdraws its bid for a union election next week for staff at an Atlanta Apple store, citing Apple's “sophisticated campaign to intimidate” and COVID-19  —  The labor group trying to organize Apple Inc. employees at an Atlanta store is withdrawing its request for an election …
Kate Conger / New York Times:
In an April 4 letter, the SEC told Elon Musk it is probing his March purchases and disclosures of Twitter stock, and whether he was truly a “passive” investor  —  The regulator questioned whether the Tesla chief executive had disclosed his stake at the right time.
Nivedita Balu / Reuters:
Filing: Twitter rejects Elon Musk ally Egon Durban's resignation from the board, two days after shareholders blocked his re-election at an annual meeting  —  Twitter Inc (TWTR.N) said in a filing on Friday it would not accept Egon Durban's resignation from the board, after shareholders blocked …
Rest of World:
Some people in countries with high inflation say they lost thousands in savings after investing in UST, which seemed more stable than their local currency  —  “I have nothing left, not even a penny.”  —  Valeria makes around $300 a month selling prepared food from her home in Buenos Aires.
Kashmir Hill / New York Times:
Proctoring software like Honorlock that track students' movements during online exams to prevent cheating are criticized for allegedly flagging normal behavior  —  An unsettling glimpse at the digitization of education.  — Give this article- - - Read in app
Kashmir Hill / New York Times:
A look at PimEyes, a paid facial recognition service that charges up to $300 per month to exclude photos, which some women describe as “essentially extortion”  —  PimEyes is a paid service that finds photos of a person from across the internet, including some the person may not want exposed.

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