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June 14, 2022, 7:25 AM

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Matthew Panzarino / TechCrunch:
Craig Federighi says Stage Manager is exclusive to M1 iPads because it requires the M1's better GPU, virtual memory, storage, and RAM for a seamless experience  —  SVP Craig Federighi on stretching Apple's iPad to fit new ways of working  —  Though the iPad was a huge hit from the beginning based …
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Manish Singh / TechCrunch:
Sequoia launches two funds: a $2B early-stage, venture, and growth fund for India and an $850M dedicated fund for Southeast Asia, the largest in the regions  —  Sequoia India and Southeast Asia has launched two new funds, a $2 billion early-stage, venture and growth fund for India …
Bloomberg:
Sources: Elon Musk will address Twitter employees and take questions at a company-wide virtual meeting on Thursday morning  —  Elon Musk will address Twitter Inc. employees at a company-wide meeting this week, the first time the Tesla Inc. chief executive officer will meet with employees since agreeing …
Taylor Hatmaker / TechCrunch:
Meta announces a Voice Mode setting for Horizon Worlds, letting users garble voices from strangers, rolling out in the coming weeks, and launches in the UK  —  Meta might soon want everyone to hop into its playful virtual realms, but some users are set up for a shock.
Upmanyu Trivedi / Bloomberg:
NYU report details how influencers backing India's BJP have used YouTube to spread conspiracy theories and hateful content targeting Muslims and women in India  —  Influencers backing India's ruling Hindu nationalist party have used YouTube videos to spread conspiracy theories …
Kate Park / TechCrunch:
Indonesia-based consumer payment service Flip announces a $55M Series B extension led by Tencent, bringing the round to $103M and its total raised to $120M  —  Flip, an Indonesia-based consumer payment platform, has closed a $55 million Series B extension round led by Tencent with participation from Block …
Tim Hardwick / MacRumors:
Germany's Bundeskartellamt regulator launches an antitrust investigation into Apple's ATT tracking rules and anti-tracking tech  —  Germany's Federal Cartel Office, the Bundeskartellamt, has initiated proceedings against Apple to investigate whether its tracking rules and anti-tracking technology …
Bloomberg:
Data shows Chinese orders for chipmaking equipment rose 58% YoY in 2021, as some US chipmakers claim Chinese companies are paying above-market prices  —  China's semiconductor industry is showing signs of flourishing even in the face of Biden administration efforts to counter its growth, raising alarm bells in Washington.
Kris Holt / Engadget:
Meta begins rolling out parental support tools for Quest headsets and Instagram, including a parent education hub and additional prompts to take breaks  —  Meta is introducing new parental supervision features for Quest virtual reality headsets and Instagram.

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