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August 26, 2022, 1:20 PM

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Matthew Gault / VICE:
Mark Zuckerberg talks with Joe Rogan about his life, content moderation decisions, the FBI and the Hunter Biden laptop story, his metaverse focus, and more  —  “It's almost like everyday you wake up and you're punched in the stomach,” the billionaire CEO told Rogan.  —  Matthew Gault
Jonathan Vanian / CNBC:
Lawrence Abrams / BleepingComputer:
LastPass says a hacker stole portions of its source code and “proprietary LastPass technical information” two weeks ago, but users' master passwords are safe  —  Password management firm LastPass was hacked two weeks ago, allowing threat actors to steal the company's source code and proprietary technical information.
Carly Page / TechCrunch:
DoorDash says hackers accessed some of its internal tools and customer information after compromising a third-party vendor through the Twilio breach on August 4  —  Hackers accessed DoorDash customer information and some partial payment data  —  Food delivery giant DoorDash has confirmed …
Carly Page / TechCrunch:
New York Times:
A US federal judge rules Cleveland State University violated the Fourth Amendment when it used software to scan a student's bedroom before he took a remote test  —  A federal judge said Cleveland State University violated the Fourth Amendment when it used software to scan a student's bedroom …
David Ingram / NBC News:
California's AG says Sephora agreed to pay $1.2M for failing to tell customers that it was selling their data, marking the start of CCPA privacy law enforcement  —  SAN FRANCISCO — California has its first significant settlement under the state's sweeping online privacy law, and it's not with a tech company.
Sheila Dang / Reuters:
Jack Dorsey tweets that his “biggest regret” is that Twitter became a company, saying the service should be “a protocol” not owned by a state or another company  —  Twitter (TWTR.N) founder and former chief executive Jack Dorsey tweeted Thursday that he regrets the social media platform became a company.
Tom Hals / Reuters:
The Verge:
T-Mobile and SpaceX partner to let customers in areas lacking T-Mobile service use Starlink for SMS, MMS, and “select messaging apps” in some markets in 2023  —  “Coverage Above and Beyond” promises to bring an end to dead zones  —  T-Mobile says it's getting rid …
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai / VICE:
Lockdown Mode in iOS and iPadOS disables several features, like loading custom fonts, making it easy for websites to identify that a visitor is using the mode  —  Lockdown Mode disables a series of features that can be used to hack iPhone users.  But the lack of these features also makes …
Hannah Miller / Bloomberg:
Alameda Research CEO says FTX Ventures absorbed Alameda's VC operations; FTX's Amy Wu says the transition began in January 2022, when FTX Ventures raised $2B  —  Crypto exchange FTX absorbed the venture capital operations of Alameda Research, an effort to consolidate parts …
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