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September 14, 2022, 1:35 AM

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Ronan Farrow / New Yorker:
A look at the efforts by at least six research groups to find dirt on Twitter whistleblower Peiter Zatko, including offers to pay his former colleagues for info  —  Many of Peiter (Mudge) Zatko's former colleagues have received offers of payment for information about him.
Washington Post:
A rundown of Twitter whistleblower Peiter “Mudge” Zatko's testimony before US Senate Judiciary Committee lawmakers  —  A Twitter whistleblower on Tuesday testified before Congress that the company's failure to secure sensitive data causes “real harm to real people,” …
David McCabe / New York Times:
Brady Dale / Axios:
The US Treasury clarifies its Tornado Cash guidance and tells users who used the service for lawful transactions can apply for a license to withdraw their funds  —  New guidance from the U.S. Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control provides a roadmap for people who used Tornado Cash …
Kif Leswing / CNBC:
In an email to developers, Apple says that new App Store ad placements will be available for the 2022 holiday season  —  - Apple is planning to release new ad “placements” as soon as the holiday season of this year.  — The new ad units represent a significant expansion in Apple's advertising inventory …
Kris Holt / Engadget:
EA unveils EA AntiCheat, a kernel-level anti-cheat system for some PC games, coming on September 23 to take on cheat developers building kernel-level exploits  —  Electronic Arts is determined to keep cheaters at bay.  The company has developed a kernel-level anti-cheat system for PC …
Amanda Silberling / TechCrunch:
Meta plans to test Discord-like “Community Chats” in Messenger and Facebook Groups, offering categories, audio and video channels, admin-only chats, and more  —  Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced this morning that “Community Chats” are coming to Messenger and Facebook Groups.
Adi Robertson / The Verge:
Twitter says that a preliminary count shows that shareholders have voted to approve Elon Musk's proposed $44B buyout  —  Twitter's shareholders have voted to approve a proposed $44 billion acquisition by Elon Musk.  Reports yesterday suggested that a wide margin of approval was expected for the vote …
Sabrina Ortiz / ZDNet:
Google signs a cooperative research and development agreement with the US NIST to develop new nanotechnology and semiconductor devices with open-source designs  —  Chips used to develop new nanotechnology and semiconductor devices oftentimes have a large price tag, posing a big obstacle for innovation.
Leah Nylen / Bloomberg:
A NY federal judge rules most of the state AGs' ad tech antitrust suit against Google can proceed, dismissing their claim Meta and Google colluded via Jedi Blue  —  An antitrust suit by state attorneys general accusing Alphabet Inc.'s Google of monopolizing the technology underlying online advertising …
Kevin Collier / NBC News:
Disinformation campaigns use text messages ahead of the 2022 US midterms; in Kansas, voters got texts falsely saying a “yes” vote would protect abortion access  —  The biggest election disinformation event of the 2022 midterm primaries was not an elaborate Russian troll scheme that played out on Twitter or Facebook.
Wall Street Journal:
Bob Iger, the CEO of Walt Disney from 2005 to 2020, joins VC firm Thrive Capital, founded by Joshua Kushner, as a venture partner to advise on day-to-day work  —  As a venture partner, Iger will identify new investments and mentor founders in day-to-day role  —  Netflix Hit a Subscriber Peak, Here's How It Plans to Keep Growing

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