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August 22, 2022, 11:20 PM

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Karissa Bell / Engadget:
Instagram is internally testing Candid Challenges, a BeReal-like feature that gives users two minutes to take and share a photo at a different time each day  —  Instagram is testing a new feature called Candid Challenges, which bears a striking resemblance to BeReal, a photo sharing app popular among …
Lawrence Abrams / BleepingComputer:
LockBit ransomware's leak sites suffer a DDoS attack after it claimed responsibility for breaching Entrust in June; LockBit blames Entrust for the DDoS attack  —  The LockBit ransomware operation's data leak sites have been shut down over the weekend due to a DDoS attack telling them to remove Entrust's allegedly stolen data.
Richard Lawler / The Verge:
Elon Musk subpoenas former Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, ahead of his trial with Twitter set to begin on October 17 in the Delaware Court of Chancery  —  Dorsey joins the battle  —  As Twitter and Elon Musk prepare for their October 17th trial date in the Delaware Court of Chancery to argue …
Brian Heater / TechCrunch:
Apple expands its Self Service Repair offerings to cover the M1 MacBook Air and M1 MacBook Pros; the repair kit is available to rent for $49  —  Four months after opening its Self Service Repair offerings to iPhone owners in the U.S., Apple is adding a handful of MacBooks to the mix.
Tom Warren / The Verge:
Microsoft is putting more ads in Outlook for iOS and Android for users of its free services; ads appear at the top of inbox and look like real emails  —  Free users can avoid most of them by using Focused Inbox  —  Microsoft has started putting more ads in Outlook mobile for iOS and Android in recent months.

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