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August 24, 2022, 4:40 AM

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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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Amazon unveils Alexa Game Control, a natural language voice tool for gamers to perform in-game actions, arriving February 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 …
Jon Porter / The Verge:
Facebook appears to be experiencing a bizarre bug that fills user feeds with endless posts from celebrity accounts, ongoing for over two hours  —  Followers are posting memes to take advantage of the carnage  —  Facebook is currently experiencing a bizarre bug that's filling user feeds with endless posts from celebrity accounts.
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Joe Coscarelli / New York Times:
Capitol Music Group severs ties with FN Meka, a virtual “robot rapper” powered partly by AI with 10M+ TikTok followers, after backlash over racial stereotypes  —  The record company apologized to “the Black community” for insensitivity in promoting an AI-backed artist that critics said was …
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