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September 13, 2022, 9:05 AM

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Sergiu Gatlan / BleepingComputer:
Alongside iOS 16, Apple releases iOS and iPadOS 15.7, macOS Monterey 12.6, and macOS Big Sur 11.7 to fix the eighth actively exploited 0-day since January 2022  —  Apple has released security updates to address the eighth zero-day vulnerability used in attacks against iPhones and Macs since the start of the year.
David Pierce / The Verge:
Chance Miller / 9to5Mac:
The Verge:
Sources: Google canceled the next version of its Pixelbook laptop slated for 2023 and dissolved the team building it, as part of recent cost-cutting measures  —  Google is getting out of the laptop game  —  Google has canceled the next version of its Pixelbook laptop and dissolved the team responsible for building it.
Svea Herbst-Bayliss / Reuters:
Sources: a majority of Twitter's shareholders voted in favor of the $44B sale to Elon Musk, whose $54.20-per-share deal looks pricey in the current environment  —  A majority of Twitter Inc's (TWTR.N) shareholders have voted in favor of the social media company's $44 billion sale to Elon Musk …
Brian Fung / CNN:
Luc Cohen / Reuters:
Nikhil Wahi, the brother of Coinbase PM Ishan Wahi, pleaded guilty to a wire fraud charge in an ongoing insider trading case, the first of its kind in crypto  —  The brother of a former Coinbase Global Inc (COIN.O) product manager pleaded guilty on Monday to a wire fraud conspiracy charge …
Kanishka Singh / Reuters:
The US SEC charges VMware with misleading investors by obscuring financial performance; VMware will pay $8M to settle without denying or admitting the findings  —  The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said on Monday it has charged cloud computing company VMware Inc (VMW.N) …
CNN:
Internal Twitter memo: extreme heat in California takes its Sacramento data center region offline; losing other centers could result in downtime for all users  —  Extreme heat in California has left Twitter without one of its key data centers, and a company executive warned in an internal memo obtained …
Bloomberg:
Seeking to combat the FTC's 2020 antitrust lawsuit, Meta subpoenas 132+ companies, including Snap, ByteDance, and Clubhouse, drawing rebukes over sensitive data  —  To defend itself against the federal government, Meta Platforms Inc. says it needs its rivals to divulge some of their most closely held secrets.
Wall Street Journal:
Maria Gracia Santillana Linares / Forbes:
Doodles, an NFT profile picture maker, raised $54M at a $704M valuation from Alexis Ohanian's 776, FTX, and others with plans to expand to music and gaming NFTs  —  Amid generally somber conditions in the non-fungible token (NFT) market, colorful-profile-picture maker Doodles raised $54 million …
Tom Warren / The Verge:
Intel appears to accidentally confirm specs for its 13th Gen Raptor Lake CPUs on its Canadian website, including the i9 13900K with 24 cores and 32 threads  —  Intel's website matches leaked specs  —  Intel has accidentally published the specifications for its 13th Gen Raptor Lake processors.
Reuters:
An investigation details Twitter's business in China: local governments and state media buying ads, a growing non-US revenue stream, internal tensions, and more  —  Even as China bars 1.4 billion citizens from Twitter, its local authorities are splurging on global advertising on the site …
Reuters:
The UN's Myanmar investigation lead says Facebook provided a vast amount of Myanmar war crimes information; Meta says it also shared material with The Gambia  —  The head of a U.N. team of investigators on Myanmar said on Monday that Facebook has handed over millions of items that could support allegations of war crimes and genocide.

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