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June 27, 2022, 4:10 PM

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Samantha Cole / VICE:
Stardust, the top iOS period tracker, says in its privacy policy it may disclose “anonymized, encrypted” data to third parties “whether or not legally required”  —  Stardust Period Tracker was the most-downloaded free app on iOS over the weekend.  —  Samantha Cole
Washington Post:
With Roe overturned, privacy advocates worry period tracking apps are sharing data, with partners or affiliates, that may become evidence of a crime  —  Privacy advocates fear that fertility data could fall into the wrong hands.  —  With a menstrual-tracking app, you can see when your periods and fertile days start and end.
Brian Kahn / Protocol:
Andrew Rummer / The Block:
Voyager Digital issues a default notice to Three Arrows Capital for failing to repay a $650M+ loan; Voyager accessed $75M of credit from Alameda Research  —  - Voyager Digital has issued a default notice against Three Arrows Capital for failure to repay a loan worth more than $650 million.
Joe Rossignol / MacRumors:
SSD benchmarks show the 256GB 13" MacBook Pro with M2 has ~50% slower read and ~30% slower write speeds than the previous generation 256GB MacBook Pro with M1  —  Following the launch of Apple's new 13-inch MacBook Pro with the M2 chip, it has been discovered that the $1,299 base model …
Wall Street Journal:
Taiwan-based GlobalWafers announces plans to build a $5B silicon wafer factory in Sherman, Texas, aiming to reach 1.2M wafers per month, covering all US demand  —  A GlobalWafers plant in Texas hinges on legislation pinned down in a partisan dispute  —  WASHINGTON—A Taiwan-based company …
Vicky Ge Huang / Wall Street Journal:
As crypto markets melt down, hedge funds are increasingly shorting tether, as a bet against either the broader economy or the quality of the assets backing USDT  —  Professional investors got interested in shorting tether after the collapse of another stablecoin, TerraUSD
Ellen Huet / Bloomberg:
CB Insights: global VC activity dropped 23% between Q1 2022 and June 23, 2022, after dropping just 1.4% between Q4 2021 and Q1 2022; total funding dropped 27%  —  Venture capital-backed startups raised far fewer rounds of funding during the past three months than they did during …
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Jen Wieczner / New York Magazine:
Q&A with crypto billionaire Mike Novogratz on crypto as a scam, differences with past crashes, an incoming recession, LUNA's collapse, blaming the Fed, and more  —  A little over a year ago, when I interviewed Mike Novogratz, a veteran hedge-fund manager and crypto billionaire, I asked him what he was excited about.

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