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August 6, 2022, 10:15 AM

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Russ Mitchell / Los Angeles Times:
The California DMV accuses Tesla of falsely advertising Autopilot and FSD features, in a pair of July 28 filings with the CA's Office of Administrative Hearings  —  The California Department of Motor Vehicles has accused Tesla of false advertising in its promotion of the company's signature Autopilot and Full Self-Driving technologies.
Aislinn Keely / The Block:
Voyager will begin processing customer cash withdrawals on August 11 after getting court approval on August 4; customers can withdraw up to $100K each 24 hours  —  - Voyager on August 4 received approval to honor cash withdrawals with the funds held in custody at Metropolitan Commercial Bank.
Cade Metz / New York Times:
A brief history of AI and why some AI researchers believe the technology they have built is sentient or conscious despite no evidence  —  Robots can't think or feel, despite what the researchers who build them want to believe.  —  As the sun set over Maury Island, just south of Seattle …
Lawrence Abrams / BleepingComputer:
Twitter confirms that a now-patched bug was used to link phone numbers and emails to user accounts; a threat actor offered to sell 5.4M records in December 2021  —  Twitter has confirmed a recent data breach was caused by a now-patched zero-day vulnerability used to link email addresses …
Filipe Espósito / 9to5Mac:
Kuo: Foxconn will begin production of at least one iPhone 14 model “almost simultaneously” in India and China, the first time this will happen for a new iPhone  —  Apple's key partner Foxconn has iPhone production lines in a few other places in the world outside of China, such as Brazil and India.
Manish Singh / TechCrunch:
Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao claims it doesn't own Indian crypto exchange WazirX despite disclosing the acquisition in 2019; WazirX founder disputes Zhao's claims  —  Binance, the world's largest crypto exchange by trading volume, said on Friday it doesn't own India-based platform WazirX despite disclosing …
Kris Holt / Engadget:
Indonesia restored access to PayPal, Yahoo, and Valve services in the country after companies signed up to licensing rules introduced in 2020  —  Indonesia has unblocked PayPal, Steam owner Valve and Yahoo (Engadget's parent company), allowing them to resume operations.
Sean Lyngaas / CNN:
The US DOJ says Alexander Vinnik, founder of BTC-e, a crypto exchange alleged to have laundered $4B+ in proceeds, was extradited from Greece to the US  —  A Russian national accused of running a multibillion-dollar cryptocurrency exchange that allegedly profited from various hacking …
New York Times:
A look at Japan's efforts to counter chip supply chain disruptions, including investing in domestic production and seeking a coalition with the US and the EU  —  As it reckons with supply chain vulnerabilities, the country is spending billions to revitalize domestic production and seeking to form a coalition with “like-minded” nations.
Leigh Mc Gowran / Silicon Republic:
Akamai: web application attacks on the gaming industry increased 167% YoY from May 2021-April 2022, and 37% of all DDoS attacks were against the gaming sector  —  Akamai said the growing value in gaming has attracted more criminals seeking to disrupt online games and steal valuable player accounts.

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