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June 6, 2022, 7:35 PM

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Chance Miller / 9to5Mac:
Apple unveils iOS 16 with customizable lock screens, including a Wallpaper Gallery, suggested background photos, and the ability to change the font and color  —  Apple has officially unveiled iOS 16 with new features focused on customization, communication, and more.
Joe Rossignol / MacRumors:
Apple announces a CarPlay update with multiple display support, A/C and heat controls, integrated speedometer and RPM, and more, coming to select vehicles  —  Apple today announced significant enhancements coming to CarPlay, including support for multiple displays in a vehicle …
Sami Fathi / MacRumors:
Apple plans to add opt-in web push notifications to iOS 16 in 2023, letting Safari users get notifications from websites  —  With iOS 16, Apple will bring support for opt-in web notification support later in 2023, allowing users to receive notifications from websites through Safari and, presumably, other supported browsers on iOS.
Victoria Song / The Verge:
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Tom Warren / The Verge:
Apple debuts the M2 chip, a CPU 18% faster than the M1, with 20B transistors, 100Gbps of memory bandwidth, 50% more than the M1, and 24GB of unified memory  —  Apple is ready to move beyond the M1  —  Apple is introducing its new M2 chip today at the company's Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC).
Benjamin Mayo / 9to5Mac:
Apple refreshes the MacBook Air with a thinner, non-wedge design, M2, 13.6" display with a notch, MagSafe, fast charging, and a 1080p camera, starting at $1,199  —  Apple today announced its next-generation MacBook Air, starting at $1199, featuring the just-announced M2 chip inside.
Ars Technica:
Apple debuts macOS 13 Ventura with its Stage Manager multitasking interface to manage app windows, the ability to share groups of tabs in Safari, and more  —  The new macOS includes updated apps and some multitasking enhancements.  —  CUPERTINO, Calif.—As expected, Apple has used the stage …
Andrew Orr / AppleInsider:
macOS Ventura will include Continuity Camera, which lets an iPhone act as a webcam, using the Wide Angle lens for Center Stage and the Ultra Wide for Desk View  —  Announced at the 2022 WWDC, Apple is adding a feature for the iPhone to natively act as a webcam in macOS Ventura for users of iOS 16.
Francesca Maglione / Bloomberg:
Texas AG Ken Paxton announces an investigation into Twitter for potentially misreporting its bot accounts, after Elon Musk's complaints about the alleged issue  —  Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton said he opened an investigation of Twitter saying the social media platform may be misleading people …
Lauren Feiner / CNBC:
SEC filing: Elon Musk accuses Twitter of “resisting and thwarting” his right to information about bots, calling it a “clear material breach” of the deal terms  —  - In a letter to Twitter, a lawyer for Musk called it a “clear material breach” of the terms of their merger agreement.
Kyle Wiggers / TechCrunch:
Apple announces iPadOS 16 with a Weather app, Stage Manager multitasking, collaboration via the Messages app, Passkeys support, better undo and redo, and more  —  Today at its Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC), Apple unveiled a slew of upgrades headed to iPad devices in iPadOS 16 …
Victoria Song / The Verge:
Apple unveils watchOS 9 with more watch faces, pinned active apps, new fitness features, expanded running metrics, medication reminders, a new Siri UI, and more  —  Apple also announced new fitness features and watch faces  —  Apple announced today the latest version of its smartwatch platform, watchOS 9.
Reuters:
Investigation: Binance served as a conduit for laundering $2.35B+ between 2017 and 2021, including funds from hacks, investment fraud, and illegal drug sales  —  For five years, the world's largest cryptocurrency exchange Binance served as a conduit for the laundering of at least $2.35 billion …
Kyle Wiggers / TechCrunch:
Apple announces Apple Pay Later, letting US users split the cost of an Apple Pay purchase into four equal payments over six weeks without interest or late fees  —  Apple today announced a major update to Apple Pay called Apple Pay Later, which will allow users to split the cost …

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