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November 29, 2022, 5:30 PM

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Sara Dorn / Forbes:
Republicans Ron DeSantis, Ken Buck, Mike Lee, Marsha Blackburn, others mention legislative action to curb Apple's app market power after Musk tweets about Apple  —  Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) on Tuesday joined a growing chorus of Republicans criticizing Apple after Twitter owner Elon Musk claimed …
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Donie O'Sullivan / CNN:
Twitter stopped enforcing its longstanding COVID-19 “harmful misinformation” policy on November 23; more than 11,000 accounts were suspended under the rules  —  New York (CNN Business)Twitter said it will no longer enforce its longstanding Covid misinformation policy …
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Marco Quiroz-Gutierrez / Fortune:
In an interview, SBF claims he donated about the same amount to both parties this year, but the millions he gave to Republicans were “dark” money donations  —  SARAH SILBIGER—BLOOMBERG VIA GETTY IMAGES  —  Sam Bankman-Fried's donations to Democrats are well documented.
David Yaffe-Bellany / New York Times:
Internal FTX documents detail SBF's desperate attempts to cling on to power, convinced he could save FTX; SBF claims “numerous parties” were willing to invest  —  Emails and text messages show how lawyers and executives struggled to persuade the 30-year-old entrepreneur to give up control of his collapsing crypto exchange.
Chance Miller / 9to5Mac:
Kuo estimates iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max shipments in Q4 to be 70M-75M, vs. the 80M-85M consensus, and thinks demand may “disappear” due to a recession  —  The supply and production issues plaguing the iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max are no secret at this point.
Ryan Weeks / The Block:
Binance's $1B recovery fund is a lifeline, but questions remain, including on decision making and why funds came from a cold wallet that holds customer funds  —  - The billion-dollar fund could be a crucial lifeline for the industry, as companies tussle with the aftershocks of FTX's collapse.
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Vishal Chawla / The Block:
Decentralized crypto exchange Serum, backed heavily by FTX, says it is “defunct” and points users to a community-led fork  —  - Solana-based exchange protocol Serum stated on Twitter it was now “defunct.”  — It pointed that it was now replaced by a community fork called OpenBook.
Financial Times:
BlockFi sues Sam Bankman-Fried's Emergent Fidelity Technologies to seize Robinhood shares that SBF had pledged as collateral under an agreement on November 9  —  Complaint against FTX founder comes as crypto company becomes the latest to seek bankruptcy protection
Nicholas Sutrich / Android Central:
A security researcher says Anker's Eufy security cameras sent images to the cloud without user consent and could be accessed without authentication  —  Allegedly, Eufy cameras aren't as secure as they claim.  —  What you need to know  — Security researcher Paul Moore has discovered several security flaws in Eufy's cameras.
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Adobe: US consumers spent $11.3B on Cyber Monday, up 5.8% YoY, above Thanksgiving's $5.29B and Black Friday's $9.12B, driven in part by deeper discounts  —  Expectations for this year's holiday spend online were lukewarm, but initial activity — driven by deep discounts — has bucked predictions.
Mark Harris / Wired:
A look at the FBI's January 6 investigation geofence warrant: Google identified 5K+ devices; dozens appear to have been in airplane mode or had data deleted  —  Google provided investigators with location data for more than 5,000 devices as part of the federal investigation into the attack on the US Capitol.

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