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June 6, 2022, 7:55 AM

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Juli Clover / MacRumors:
What to expect at WWDC22: overhauled iOS 16 lock screen with widgets, more laptop-like iPadOS 16 multitasking, redesigned MacBook Air, and more, but no headset  —  Apple's 33rd annual Worldwide Developers Conference is set to kick off on Monday, June 6 at 10:00 a.m. Like the 2020 and 2021 events …
Mark Gurman / Bloomberg:
Sources: Apple is working on VR versions of FaceTime and Maps, SwiftUI for AR and VR apps, and extending a Mac's display to its headset, bringing it into 3D  —  Apple is set to hold its WWDC event on Monday, ushering in iOS 16, iPadOS 16, tvOS 16, watchOS 9 and macOS 13.
New York Times:
Sources: Apple enlisted Hollywood directors like Jon Favreau to make video content for its mixed reality headset that resembles ski goggles and may ship in 2023  —  The company has enlisted Hollywood directors like Jon Favreau to help its effort to create products that blend the physical and virtual worlds.
Eli Tan / CoinDesk:
Yuga Labs confirms BAYC's Discord server hack with 200 ETH worth of NFTs stolen, the third time a bad actor impersonated a Yuga Labs-run account to steal funds  —  The company behind the Bored Apes NFTs made the disclosure 11 hours after word of the exploit surfaced on Twitter.
Lauren Feiner / CNBC:
A look at Democrats' efforts to pass the AICO Act, which bans Big Tech companies from favoring their products, before November's US midterms or the end of 2022  —  - A major piece of legislation that could reshape the tech industry is just a few steps away from becoming law.
Emily Birnbaum / Politico:
Kyle Wiggers / TechCrunch:
Reco, which monitors organizations' internal and external data sharing for security issues, raises a $30M Series A led by Insight Partners and Zeev Ventures  —  Reco (also known as RecoLabs), a company using AI to map a company's data sharing, today announced that it raised $30 million …
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
AppOmni, which helps find and secure vulnerabilities in SaaS app stacks, raises a $70M Series C led by Thoma Bravo, bringing its total funding to $123M  —  As more enterprises migrate apps and workloads into the cloud, so grows the need for more sophisticated tech to secure that activity.
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Maxwell Strachan / VICE:
The pivot to Web3, driven by ideology rather than utility, is akin to a “collective Theranos” that is warping the economy to benefit professional investors  —  It can feel as if the entire world is bolting on crypto tokens and NFTs.  Many in the industry worry the gold rush is akin to a …
Andrea Park / Fierce Biotech:
France-based Diabeloop, whose AI-based diabetes management tech automatically adjusts insulin delivery as needed, raises a €70M Series C led by LBO France  —  After decades of having to juggle multiple devices and fingerprick systems to take their own blood sugar readings and use …

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