September 12, 2022, 4:40 AM

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Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Researchers discover a strain of Linux malware, Shikitega, that uses polymorphic encoding and abuses legitimate cloud services to infect servers and IoT devices  —  With polymorphic encoding and a multistage infection chain, Shikitega is hard to detect.  —  Researchers this week unveiled …
Alexandra S. Levine / Forbes:
At Code, CEOs and politicians voiced concerns about TikTok's power, rapid growth, and surveillance potential, as some called for the app to be banned altogether  —  At the Code Conference in LA, tech and media CEOs and politicians all expressed concerns about the Chinese-owned app — as a competitor, and as a national security risk.
Manya Saini / Reuters:
The US SEC plans to add an Office of Crypto Assets to review company filings involving crypto assets, providing “greater and more specialized support”  —  The U.S. securities regulator will set up two new offices to deal with filings related to crypto assets and the life sciences sector, the agency said on Friday.
Sources: the US government plans more curbs on US shipments to China of chipmaking tools and chips for AI, affecting Lam Research, Applied Materials, and others  —  The Biden administration plans next month to broaden curbs on U.S shipments to China of semiconductors used for artificial intelligence …
Wall Street Journal:
Tractor maker Deere, which plans self-driving tractors in 2022, predicts that 10% of its revenue will come from software fees by the end of the decade  —  Equipment maker, rivals roll out software to boost yield, but some farmers voice concerns over their data
Hirun Cryer / GamesRadar:
Ubisoft says it is developing three mobile games exclusively for Netflix: Mighty Quest 2, Valiant Hearts 2, and a new Assassin's Creed title  —  There's also a new Valiant Hearts game in the works  —  Ubisoft just announced a partnership with Netflix for three games.
Biz Carson / Protocol:
An overview of the trends for 223 startups in YC's Summer 2022 Demo Day batch: enterprise made up the bulk at 39%, followed by fintech and developer tools  —  Hello, and welcome to Pipeline.  I'm Biz Carson, and I once slept on the street overnight in London to be in the front row …
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Cecilia D'Anastasio / Bloomberg:
Roblox CEO David Baszucki says the company has 2M+ DAUs in Russia, as EA, Nintendo, Take-Two, Epic, Ubisoft, Microsoft, and Sony slow or cease sales in Russia  —  Roblox Corp.'s popularity in Russia is increasing even as almost every other publicly traded gaming company has retreated from the country after its invasion of Ukraine.
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