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June 2, 2022, 7:40 AM

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Sheryl Sandberg is leaving Meta this fall after 14 years, and chief growth officer Javier Olivan will take over as COO; Sandberg will stay on Meta's board  —  Sheryl Sandberg is stepping down from her role as Chief Operating Officer at Meta, the company formerly known as Facebook.
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Jordan Novet / CNBC:
A profile of Meta's next COO Javier Olivan, a Facebook veteran credited for its global expansion, who may not have the same public-facing role as Sandberg  —  - Javier Olivan has a low profile relative to Sheryl Sandberg, who he is replacing as Meta's chief operating officer.
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Zack Seward / CoinDesk:
The DOJ charges ex-OpenSea head of product Nate Chastain with wire fraud and money laundering tied to a September 2021 NFT insider trading scheme, a DOJ first  —  Department of Justice officials say it's the first time they've pursued an “insider trading” charge in digital assets.
Andrew Hayward / Decrypt:
The Solana blockchain was down for about four hours on Wednesday after a bug blocked consensus; network validators disabled the feature to restart the network  —  SOL is down 11% for the day as Solana dealt with another period of downtime, forcing a rollback and restart by validators.  —  In brief
Brian Platt / Bloomberg:
Canada's privacy regulator finds that coffee shop chain Tim Hortons illegally collected customer location data via its mobile app without adequate user consent  —  Tim Hortons, the ubiquitous Canadian coffee chain owned by Restaurant Brands International, violated Canadian privacy rules …
David Pierce / The Verge:
Google plans to combine its Duo and Meet video calling apps into a single platform later in 2022, using Duo's app as the foundation under the Google Meet brand  —  It's called Meet, but Duo's DNA lives on  —  Google announced today that it's combining two of its video-calling apps, Duo and Meet, into a single platform.
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Alexander Martin / Sky News:
US Cyber Command head Paul Nakasone confirms that US military hackers have conducted cyberattacks in support of Ukraine in response to Russia's invasion  —  In an exclusive interview with Sky News, General Paul Nakasone confirmed for the first time that the US had “conducted a series of operations” …
Bill Toulas / BleepingComputer:
The Shadowserver Foundation analysts scanned MySQL server instances and found 2.3M exposed servers connected over IPv4 and 1.3M devices connected over IPv6  —  Over 3.6 million MySQL servers are publicly exposed on the Internet and responding to queries, making them an attractive target to hackers and extortionists.

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