July 11, 2022, 9:50 AM

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The Guardian:
A trove of 124k+ internal Uber documents from 2013 to 2017 reveals management discussions and lobbying efforts during the company's aggressive global expansion  —  - More than 124,000 confidential documents leaked to the Guardian  — Files expose attempts to lobby Joe Biden, Olaf Scholz and George Osborne
New York Times:
Sources: defense contractor L3Harris scuttled plans to buy NSO Group despite alleged US intel officials' support, after the Biden admin's outrage over the talks  —  The American contractor L3 Harris is said to have cited support from intelligence officials for its effort to acquire NSO …
Matt Levine / Bloomberg:
Elon Musk's offer to buy Twitter likely was a joke, since he previously pretended he would take Tesla private, but he may not be able to get out of the deal  —  Programming note: Ugh, here we are again, huh?  —  Oh Elon  —  I think it is helpful to start with the big picture.
Lauren Feiner / CNBC:
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Manish Singh / TechCrunch:
Byju's says Sumeru and Oxshott have yet to finance $250M they committed as part of its $800M funding it announced in March 2022, citing macroeconomic reasons  —  Byju's has yet to receive $250 million of the $800 million funding it announced in March this year, the company said, as India's most valuable startup comes under scrutiny.
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Fanny Potkin / Reuters:
Sources: Myanmar's junta rolls out Chinese surveillance cameras with facial recognition tech in five more cities and plans to add them to every state in Myanmar  —  Myanmar's junta government is installing Chinese-built cameras with facial recognition capabilities in more cities across the country …
Christopher Mims / Wall Street Journal:
As mobile ad targeting becomes less effective, companies in the West are pushing the “super app” idea to capture ever more of users' time, attention, and money  —  Super apps, immensely popular in Asia but not in the U.S., are the new hot thing for companies scrambling to capture ever more of our time, attention and money

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