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June 6, 2022, 11:50 AM

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Lauren Feiner / CNBC:
In a 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  —  - In a letter to Twitter, a lawyer for Musk called it a “clear material breach” of the terms of their merger agreement.
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.
Reuters:
An investigation finds Binance served as a conduit for laundering $2.35B+ between 2017 and 2021, including funds gathered from hacks, fraud, and 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 …
New York Times:
As Sheryl Sandberg leaves Meta, Silicon Valley loses one of its most powerful women; a report shows only 4.8% of SV's top 15 firms were led by women in 2020  —  Silicon Valley is losing one of its most visible, outspoken and powerful women.  Any gains have been incremental at best.
Christopher Mims / Wall Street Journal:
A look at Adam Neumann's Flowcarbon startup and its Goddess Nature Token, focused on tokenizing carbon offsetting, and what it says about Web3 more broadly  —  Falling prices for cryptocurrencies test the logic of the ‘tokenomics’ behind Web3 startups, but true believers think the real problem is existing securities regulations
Bloomberg:
A look at ASML's IP theft allegations against Xtal and China's Dongfang, created by ex-ASML engineer and “flagbearer” of China's chip industry Zongchang Yu  —  Few companies are better positioned to benefit from the crippling shortage of computer chips than ASML Holding NV …
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Chinese regulators will conclude yearlong probes into Didi, logistics platform Full Truck Alliance and recruitment firm Kanzhun as early as this week  —  Chinese authorities are also preparing to allow Didi's app back on domestic app stores as early as this week
Michael McGowan / The Guardian:
A federal judge in Australia orders Google to pay an ex-politician $715K for doing “nothing to prevent” YouTuber Friendlyjordies' “abusive” videos about him  —  Tech giant and comedian Jordan Shanks may face contempt of court charges over videos published during trial
Kyle Wiggers / TechCrunch:
Magical, which makes a Chrome extension to move data across websites and apps, raises a $35M Series A led by Coatue and says it has 300,000+ users  —  It's the belief of some analysts that the market for robotic process automation, which leverages AI to automate certain software tasks, is headed toward consolidation.

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