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July 11, 2022, 10:05 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
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.
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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 …
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 …
Jane Zhang / Bloomberg:
Qiming Venture Partners, an early Xiaomi backer, raised $3.2B across two funds, bringing its total managed to $9.4B across 18 funds  —  Qiming Venture Partners raised $3.2 billion across two new funds, joining Sequoia China and IDG in securing fresh capital as investors grow more sanguine about the country's startup arena.
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