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May 31, 2022, 10:30 AM

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John Herrman / New York Times:
How Do Your Own Research (DYOR) has spread throughout crypto and online conspiracy communities, signaling a rejection of authority and an appeal to join in  —  In spheres as disparate as medicine and cryptocurrencies, “do your own research,” or DYOR, can quickly shift from rallying cry to scold.
Gary Silverman / Financial Times:
At a CFTC meeting, agricultural groups criticized FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried's plan for automated risk management and 24/7 trading in leveraged futures markets  —  Agricultural groups criticise FTX plan for round-the-clock risk management in leveraged futures market
David Heaney / UploadVR:
Kuo: Sony will begin mass producing its PSVR 2 headset in H2 2022 ahead of a possible launch in Q1 2023, depending on the state of flagship game titles  —  A prominent supply chain analyst claims PSVR 2 mass production will begin in the second half of this year.
Cat Zhang / Pitchfork:
How musicians like Weezer frontman Rivers Cuomo use Discord: artists share ideas, host parties, and engage with fans, who help with moderation and other tasks  —  Originally launched as a messaging app for gamers, the platform has become an intimate place for artists and fans to connect and build community.
Vishal Chawla / The Block:
BlockSec: a buggy smart contract on Mirror Protocol, a Terra DeFi app for betting on stocks using synthetic assets, was exploited for ~$90M over seven months  —  Quick Take  — The exploit was accidentally discovered by a Terra community member last week.  — It has been confirmed by security analysts BlockSec.
Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:
Vendia, a blockchain-based multi-cloud enterprise data sharing service, raises a $30M Series B led by NewView Capital, bringing its total funding to $50M  —  Vendia, a blockchain-based platform that makes it easier for businesses to share their code and data with partners across applications …
Karen Hao / Wall Street Journal:
Report: Google, Bing, and YouTube regularly return Chinese state media content in the top US results on China's human-rights record and the origins of COVID-19  —  On issues important to Beijing, official Chinese sources also enjoy strong placement on YouTube and other widely used U.S. services, a new report finds

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