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August 26, 2022, 5:35 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:
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:
Twilio says hackers accessed the accounts of 93 users of its 2FA app Authy as part of its recent breach, effectively letting the attackers generate login codes  —  U.S. messaging giant Twilio has confirmed hackers also compromised the accounts of some Authy users as part of a wider breach of Twilio's systems.
Carly Page / TechCrunch:
Josh Sisco / Politico:
Sources: the US DOJ is in the early stages of drafting a potential antitrust complaint against Apple but has not decided whether or when to sue the company  —  Justice Department lawyers are in the early stages of drafting a potential antitrust complaint against Apple, according to a person …
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.
Abner Li / 9to5Google:
Google brings back the original Google Duo icon and name as a shortcut to Google Meet in Android's app launcher, in an attempt to mitigate user confusion  —  In an amusing turn of events today that's most likely a bug, an update to Google Meet (which was previously the Duo app) on Android brings back the Google Duo icon.
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.
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 …
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.

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