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January 3, 2023, 5:35 PM

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Tom Warren / BuzzFeed News:
Sam Bankman-Fried pleads not guilty to all eight charges, including defrauding customers and laundering money; if convicted, he faces up to 115 years in prison  —  If convicted on all counts, he faces up to 115 years in prison.  —  Sam Bankman-Fried, the founder and former CEO …
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Judge sets SBF's trial for early October, allows redaction of SBF's bond signers' names for now, and amends bail terms to keep SBF from accessing FTX funds  —  The presiding judge in the case set a target date for the trial to begin in early October.  —  Join the most important conversation …
Hartley Charlton / MacRumors:
A report details Apple's work on its AR/VR headset, which could cost ~$3,000, says manufacturer Pegatron assembled initial testing units in 2022, and more  —  Apple's mixed-reality headset will feature a physical dial for switching to a view of the real-world, a waist-mounted battery pack …
Patrick McGee / Financial Times:
Apple's market cap sinks below $2T, as its stock closes down 3.74% to $125.07, a year after becoming the first and only public company to hit a $3T market cap  —  Dramatic fall from $3tn in the past year comes amid investor fears over disruptions to its China-based factories
Filipe Espósito / 9to5Mac:
The Wireless Power Consortium says it is working with Apple on a next-generation “Qi2” wireless charging standard, based on MagSafe, coming later this year  —  Apple's Magsafe is a more convenient way to charge the iPhone using accessories based on the Qi standard …
Matthew Boyle / Bloomberg:
Memo: Shopify cancels all recurring meetings with over two people “in perpetuity” and encourages staff to decline invitations, leave big group chats, and more  —  Shopify Inc. spent last year cutting costs.  Now, it's cutting meetings.  —  As employees return from holiday break …
Belle Lin / Wall Street Journal:
Southwest Airlines' holiday 2022 meltdown exposed its reliance on aging crew-assignment software SkySolver, forcing the company to revert to manual scheduling  —  The airline industry is long overdue for a tech overhaul that takes full advantage of the cloud and data integration, analysts say
Wall Street Journal:
Layoffs.fyi estimates that tech companies cut 150K+ jobs in 2022, compared to ~80K layoffs between March 2020 and December 2020 and 15K in all of 2021  —  Areas that were largely spared in 2020 are now among those with the largest numbers of job cuts  —  Technology-driven companies across industries …
Jon Fingas / Engadget:
Nvidia brings its GeForce RTX 40 GPUs to laptops, offering the RTX 4080 and RTX 4090 for $1,999+ on February 8 followed by the RTX 4050 for $999+ on February 22  —  It didn't take long for NVIDIA's GeForce RTX 40 graphics to reach portable PCs.  The company has introduced RTX 40 GPUs …
Tom Warren / The Verge:
Chris Rosato / WVUE-TV:
Under a Louisiana law effective January 1, visitors to websites that contain 33.3%+ pornographic material must verify their age, including by using LA Wallet  —  BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - The porn industry has been around for a while and in today's digital age business is booming.
Tom Warren / The Verge:
Intel details its 13th Gen H-, P-, and U-series laptop chips, including the flagship Core i9-13980HX with eight performance cores and 16 efficiency cores  —  Intel's 13th Gen desktop CPUs have already delivered impressive performance to beat their AMD counterparts, and now Intel is bringing Raptor Lake to its mobile processor lineup.
Romain Dillet / TechCrunch:
Nvidia upgrades its $19.99/month GeForce Now plan, now called Ultimate, to support 240 FPS streaming, ultrawide monitors, and more by using RTX 4080-class GPUs  —  Nvidia announced some new features for its cloud gaming service during its virtual CES press conference.
James Vincent / The Verge:
Nvidia plans to bring its GeForce Now cloud gaming service to Hyundai's, Polestar's, and BYD's infotainment systems, but offers no timeline or eligible cars  —  Nvidia is working with automakers to make its cloud gaming service GeForce Now available in cars.

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