August 23, 2022, 10:00 PM

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Whistleblower complaint: Twitter's ex-head of security Peiter Zatko alleges the company misled the FTC over its security plans, did not protect users, and more  —  In an explosive whistleblower complaint obtained by The Washington Post, former Twitter security chief Peiter ‘Mudge’ Zatko alleges …
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Experts say Elon Musk's legal team could use Peiter Zatko's whistleblower complaint to bolster its arguments or seek more time in its suit against Twitter  —  Twitter's former security chief alleges that the company is hiding the ball when it comes to spam and bots
Peiter Zatko's whistleblower complaint alleges India forced Twitter to hire one of its agents, who could have accessed sensitive user data due to weak security  —  A former Twitter Inc (TWTR.N) security chief has alleged that the Indian government forced the social media firm to put …
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Jay Peters / The Verge:
Amazon unveils Alexa Game Control, a natural language voice tool for gamers to perform in-game actions, launching Feb. 2023 on Xbox and PC with Dead Island 2  —  Dead Island 2 will be the first game to feature Alexa Game Control, but only on Xbox and PC  —  Amazon is launching …
Ina Fried / Axios:
Yelp will add a note on crisis pregnancy center pages to distinguish them from clinics with abortion services, amid pressure on Google to clarify search results  —  Yelp is adding a prominent consumer notice to crisis pregnancy center listings to more clearly distinguish them from clinics …
Cecilia Kang / New York Times:
Court filing: the FTC agrees to drop Mark Zuckerberg as a defendant in a suit to block Meta's Within acquisition after Meta vowed he wouldn't buy it personally  —  The agency said it made the decision after Meta promised Mr. Zuckerberg would not try to personally purchase the start-up his company wants to acquire.
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Sergio Goschenko / Bitcoin News:
Binance's CCO says hackers used an “AI hologram” to impersonate him during video calls to scam crypto projects into believing they would be listed on Binance  —  A set of hackers managed to impersonate Binance chief communications officer (CCO) Patrick Hillmann in a series …
Asa Fitch / Wall Street Journal:
Intel signs an unusual $30B agreement with Canadian asset manager Brookfield to help fund its factory expansion plans; the companies will split future revenue  —  Funding arrangement could be first of a series of such partnerships as chip maker builds new plants  —  Chips Act Will Create More Than One Million Jobs, Biden Says
Sources: Apple plans to begin manufacturing the iPhone 14 in India about two months after its release, shortening the production gap between India and China  —  Apple Inc. plans to begin manufacturing the iPhone 14 in India about two months after the product's initial release out of China …

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