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September 11, 2022, 9:45 PM

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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 …
Biz Carson / Protocol:
An overview of the trends at YC's Demo Day for the 223 startups in the Summer 2022 batch: enterprise made up the bulk at 39%, followed by fintech and dev 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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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.
Cecilia D'Anastasio / Bloomberg:
Roblox CEO says the company has 2M+ DAUs in Russia, as rivals EA, Nintendo, Take-Two, Epic, Ubisoft, Microsoft, and Sony slowed or ceased sales in the country  —  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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Eli Blumenthal / CNET:
Mint Mobile, US Mobile, and Boost Mobile say eSIM as the only option for US iPhone 14 models “democratizes connectivity” by letting users easily switch carriers  —  Mint Mobile, Boost Mobile and US Mobile see room for growth as eSIM technology could make switching networks even easier.

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