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June 8, 2022, 2:35 AM

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Mary Ann Azevedo / TechCrunch:
PayPal begins letting users in the US move cryptocurrency from and to external wallets and exchanges, after they complete a new identity verification process  —  'We're in this for the long term,' says exec  —  In response to customer demand, PayPal announced today that its users …
Todd Bishop / GeekWire:
Internal email: Microsoft splits its HoloLens group and parts ways with the group's head Alex Kipman; a recent Insider story cited Kipman for alleged misconduct  —  Microsoft is splitting its HoloLens mixed reality group and parting ways with Alex Kipman, the leader of the group who was the subject …
Matt Burgess / Wired:
A look at Apple's plan to debut Passkeys, passwordless login for apps and websites, in iOS 16 and macOS Ventura using Touch ID or Face ID for authentication  —  Apple's iOS 16 and macOS Ventura will introduce passwordless login for apps and websites.  It's only the beginning.
Sergiu Gatlan / BleepingComputer:
In a joint advisory, the NSA, CIA, and FBI detail how China-backed hackers have exploited common vulnerabilities to snoop on network traffic  —  Several US federal agencies today revealed that Chinese-backed threat actors have targeted and compromised major telecommunications companies …
Chance Miller / 9to5Mac:
Ryan Smith / AnandTech:
An in-depth look at Apple's M2 chip: 20B transistors, up from the M1's 16B and the A15's 15B, plus a 10-core GPU, up from the M1's 8-core, and 8K video decoding  —  Though primarily a software-focused event, Apple's WWDC keynotes are often stage for an interesting hardware announcement or two as well …
Sean Hollister / The Verge:
Lauren Feiner / CNBC:
A coalition including Amazon, Google, and Uber urges the DHS to let kids of high-skilled visa holders stay in the US past the age of 21 without a green card  —  - Tech companies including Amazon, Google, Salesforce and Uber are urging the Department of Homeland Security to revise its aging …
Tory Newmyer / Washington Post:
Senators Cynthia Lummis and Kirsten Gillibrand release a crypto regulation bill that would empower the industry's preferred regulator, the CFTC, over the SEC  —  The proposal would hand crypto oversight to the CFTC, which the sector views as friendlier than the SEC
Andrew J. Hawkins / The Verge:
Uber and Waymo form a long-term strategic partnership to bring Waymo Driver-equipped autonomous trucks to Uber's Freight brokerage after years of legal disputes  —  Former legal foes turned AV buddies  —  Waymo and Uber, former legal foes and bitter rivals in the autonomous vehicle space …

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