December 29, 2022, 3:30 PM

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Chris Vallance / BBC:
After a hacker demanded $200K to delete data on 400M Twitter accounts, Ireland's DPC says it will investigate; Twitter has not yet commented on the breach  —  A watchdog is to investigate Twitter after a hacker claimed to have private details linked to more than 400 million accounts.
Yang Jie / Wall Street Journal:
Analysts and sources detail Apple's easing iPhone supply chain issues in China; Foxconn's main Zhengzhou iPhone facility is now operating at around 70% capacity  —  Main Foxconn facility recovers to about 70% of capacity and wait times for iPhone Pro models shorten
Chris Miller / The Atlantic:
Debby Wu / Bloomberg:
TSMC begins mass producing 3nm chips in Taiwan, which need ~35% less power than 5nm chips, following Samsung, and also promises to build 2nm plants in Taiwan  —  Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. kicked off mass production of next-generation chips Thursday, ensuring the island remains …
Hannah Miller / Bloomberg:
Solana cofounders Anatoly Yakovenko and Raj Gokal scramble to move past FTX's stain on their token, down 96% from November 2021; FTX and Alameda bought 58M+ SOL  —  Solana, the blockchain network once championed by Sam Bankman-Fried, is drawing immense scrutiny as industry watchers wonder whether …
Cameron Faulkner / The Verge:
New York Gov. Kathy Hochul signed the Digital Fair Repair Act on December 28, set to take effect on July 1, 2023, with amendments that give OEMs some exceptions  —  New York governor Kathy Hochul signed the Digital Fair Repair Act on December 28th, 2022, and the law will go into effect on July 1st …
Tabby Kinder / Financial Times:
Brokers and investors: Silicon Valley workers are offloading shares in secondary markets, compounding a fall in valuations, amid layoffs and a slow IPO market  —  Workers forced into sales at sharp discounts amid job cuts and stalled IPO market  —  Silicon Valley workers are rushing …
The SEC says FTX made two $100M investments using customer funds in fintech company Dave in March 2022 and blockchain startup Mysten Labs in September 2022  —  - FTX and former CEO Sam Bankman-Fried made two $100 million venture investments using customer funds through an FTX subsidiary, the SEC said in a pair of complaints.
Kate Conger / New York Times:
Twitter resolves widespread issues reported by users; Downdetector shows the issues began around 7pm ET on December 28 and mainly affected Twitter's website  —  The issues surfaced several days after Elon Musk said he had shut down one of the company's major data centers.
Pratigya Yadav / Business Standard:
An Indian government official says mobile device makers will have to use USB-C for charging starting in March 2025, following the European Union  —  Deadline follows EU's timeline for uniform charging ports' standards, says civil servant  —  Mobile device companies in India …

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