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May 30, 2022, 6:40 AM

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Mark Gurman / Bloomberg:
Sources: Apple plans an always-on lock screen for the iPhone 14 Pro, major iPadOS windowing and multitasking changes, and iOS-like System Preferences for macOS  —  Apple's upcoming iOS 16 is likely to upgrade the lock screen, messaging and health features.  Also: Another Apple car manager leaves …
Benjamin Mayo / 9to5Mac:
Kuo says that TSMC's roadmap from 2021 suggests this year's iPhone “A16” chip will stick to a 5nm process and new Macs later this year will also have a 5nm CPU  —  Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo pointed out on Twitter today that the public roadmap for TSMC's silicon processes indicates …
Sujith Somraaj / Decrypt:
As Terraform Labs rebooted the Terra blockchain, freshly minted LUNA tokens started trading on exchanges and swiftly plummeted about 70% from the opening price  —  After peaking at $19.54 earlier on Saturday, it's been mostly downhill.  —  Terraform Labs early Saturday launched a new version …
Olga Kharif / Bloomberg:
Nansen: TerraUSD's collapse likely wasn't due to a single attacker but resulted from the investment decisions of a few, large UST holders like Celsius Network  —  The collapse of the TerraUSD (UST) stablecoin that sent shockwaves throughout the crypto ecosystem can't be attributed to a single attacker, according to researcher Nansen.
Washington Post:
Yang Jie / Wall Street Journal:
Chinese government data: smartphone shipments in the country fell 30% YoY to ~86M units in the first four months of 2022 amid the resurgence of COVID-19  —  From Apple to chip makers, companies warn of fewer shipments and weaker consumer spending in the world's biggest smartphone market
Maureen Dowd / New York Times:
Interview with co-CEO Ted Sarandos about Netflix's recent 75% stock drop, backing Dave Chappelle's transgender comedy special, Hollywood schadenfreude, and more  —  The Netflix executive says he — and the company he helped build — will survive a bout of bad earnings numbers.
Nature:
Experts say that governments should create bespoke IP law and an international treaty to protect AI-generated inventions, rather than rework old patent laws  —  The patent system assumes that inventors are human.  Inventions devised by machines require their own intellectual property law and an international treaty.
Will Douglas Heaven / MIT Technology Review:
How self-driving startups Wayve, Waabi, and Autobrains are using end-to-end AI learning, hoping to leapfrog market leaders like Cruise and Waymo  —  The mainstream approach to driverless cars is slow and difficult.  These startups think going all-in on AI will get there faster.

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