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October 4, 2022, 6:00 AM

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Mike Calia / CNBC:
Kim Kardashian will pay the SEC $1.26M for not reporting a $250K payment to promote EthereumMax on Instagram and won't push crypto securities for three years  —  - Kim Kardashian agreed to pay more than $1 million to settle SEC charges for failing to disclose a payment she received for touting a crypto asset on Instagram.
Ephrat Livni / New York Times:
The US Treasury releases a digital assets report asking Congress for more resources to police crypto, regulate stablecoins, legislate crypto tokens, and more  —  The Financial Stability Oversight Council said that the growing crypto market could pose risks to the broader financial system.
Ivan Mehta / TechCrunch:
Some YouTube users say the service is asking them to purchase a Premium subscription to watch videos in 4K, a feature that is currently free for all users  —  YouTube's Premium paid subscription includes benefits like ad-free viewing, video and song downloads for offline consumption, and background plays.
Steven Musil / CNET:
Google discontinues Google Translate in mainland China, one of the last remaining services the company provides in the country, citing “low usage”  —  The service was one of Google's last remaining offerings in the country.  —  Steven Musil  —  Steven Musil is the night news editor at CNET News.
Aisha Malik / TechCrunch:
Twitter rolls out its edit button, letting users edit five times in 30 minutes, to Blue subscribers in Canada, Australia, and New Zealand, coming soon to the US  —  Twitter is rolling out the ability to edit tweets to Blue subscribers in Canada, Australia and New Zealand, the social network announced on Monday.
Kathryn Hardison / Wall Street Journal:
South Korean internet giant Naver plans to acquire Poshmark for $17.90/share, representing an enterprise value of ~$1.2B; Poshmark's stock jumps 10%+  —  The boards of both companies approved the transaction  —  Naver Corp. 035420 -1.53%▼ plans to acquire Poshmark Inc., POSH -0.64%▼ …
Catarina Moura / The Block:
Golden, which is building a Web3 data protocol expected to fully launch in Q2 2023, raised a $40M Series B led by a16z, bringing its total funding to $60M  —  - Golden has raised $40 million in a series led by a16z crypto.  — The Series B round included high-profile investors …
Bloomberg:
Samsung details a five-year roadmap for mass producing advanced chips, including second-generation 3nm chips in 2024, 2nm chips in 2025, and 1.4nm chips in 2027  —  Samsung Electronics Co. announced an aggressive five-year plan to lure US chip buyers with more advanced technology …
Wall Street Journal:
Despite Elon Musk offering Iranians access to Starlink, experts say quickly building the infrastructure and evading government censorship will prove difficult  —  Elon Musk said the satellite-internet system was activated in the country last month  —  Watch: Iranians Clash With Police During Violent Wave of Protests
New York Times:
Sources: as soon as this week, the US is likely to limit access of several Chinese AI and supercomputing companies and labs to US tech, machinery, and software  —  The new rules could be the most sweeping action taken yet by the Biden administration to thwart China's access to American technology …

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