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August 2, 2022, 5:10 PM

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Brian Newar / Cointelegraph:
Hackers drain nearly the entire $190.7M in crypto from the Nomad token bridge, which raised an April 2022 seed from Coinbase, OpenSea, and five other companies  —  Hundreds of potential exploiters appear to have drained all of the bridge's $190 million in TVL in just a matter of hours.  —  57 Total views
Mengqi Sun / Wall Street Journal:
New York's State Department of Financial Services fines Robinhood's crypto unit $30M for allegedly violating anti-money laundering and cybersecurity regulations  —  The New York State Department of Financial Services alleges that Robinhood violated anti-money-laundering and cybersecurity regulations
Mitchell Clark / The Verge:
Samsung launches its iFixit repair program, covering Galaxy S20, S21, and Tab S7+ devices; S22 flagships are not supported and the number of repairs are limited  —  But not its latest phones and tablets  —  Samsung and Fixit have launched their repair program that lets Galaxy S20, S21 …
Sofia Pitt / CNBC:
Uber reports Q2 revenue up 105% YoY to $8.1B, above $7.39B estimates, a $2.6B net loss, and mobility gross bookings up 55% YoY to $13.4B; stock closes up 18.9%  —  - Uber reported a net loss of $2.6 billion for the second quarter, $1.7 billion of which was attributed to investments …
Washington Post:
Legal docs: in its Elon Musk lawsuit, Twitter subpoenaed info about Chamath Palihapitiya, David Sacks, Steve Jurvetson, Marc Andreessen, Jason Calacanis, others  —  Twitter has subpoenaed information about elite Silicon Valley investors Chamath Palihapitiya, David Sacks, and Steve Jurvetson
Bloomberg:
The Chips and Science Act bars companies that get US federal funding from adding production of advanced chips in China, impacting Intel, TSMC, and others  —  As the US Congress passed an historic $52 billion federal program to boost domestic chipmaking capabilities, it included one significant caveat …
Financial Times:
Sources: Adam Mosseri plans to temporarily relocate to London and build out Instagram's presence over the coming months at Meta's King's Cross offices  —  UK capital will effectively become social media app's base as parent Meta battles TikTok  —  Instagram head Adam Mosseri is moving to London …
Insider:
As TikTok grows in the Middle East and North Africa, its regional content moderators complain of psychological distress and pay of around $2 to $3 per hour  —  - As TikTok gains in popularity in the Middle East and North Africa, it's ramping up its content moderation operation in the region.
CNBC:
AMD reports Q2 revenue up 70% YoY to $6.6B, vs $6.53B est., including Data Center segment sales up 83% YoY to $1.5B and Client segment sales up 25% YoY to $2.2B  —  - AMD reported earnings for the quarter ending in June that beat estimates.  — The company gave a forecast for the current quarter …

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