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January 25, 2023, 10:45 AM

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Newley Purnell / Wall Street Journal:
Elon Musk's Twitter has reinstated several Hindu nationalist accounts that were popular in India; upon returning, some have tweeted material denigrating Muslims  —  Human-rights groups say they have seen a rise in anti-Muslim material on the platform  —  Elon Musk's Unconventional Management Style: Former Employees Share Stories
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Akriti Sharma / Reuters:
Microsoft resolved a networking issue impacting Teams, Azure, Outlook, and other services, taking them offline in India, Japan, the UK, and elsewhere for hours  —  Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O) on Wednesday said it had recovered all of its cloud services after a networking outage took …
Kalhan Rosenblatt / NBC News:
Wharton School Professor Christian Terwiesch found OpenAI's ChatGPT was able to pass a final exam for the school's MBA program, scoring between B- and B  —  ChatGPT uses AI to pass final exam at UPenn's Wharton  —  New research conducted by a professor at University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School found …
Microsoft:
Microsoft reports Q2 revenue up 2% YoY to $52.7B, net income down 12% YoY to $16.4B, Dynamics 365 revenue up 21% YoY, and LinkedIn revenue up 10% YoY  —  Earnings Release FY23 Q2 Microsoft Cloud Strength Drives Second Quarter Results REDMOND, Wash. — January 24, 2023 …
Jordan Novet / CNBC:
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Joe Rossignol / MacRumors:
Apple's new 256GB Mac mini with M2 and 512GB 14-inch MacBook Pro with M2 Pro have slower SSD read and write speeds than M1 models due to fewer NAND chips  —  While the new Mac mini with the M2 chip has a lower $599 starting price, the base model with 256GB of storage has slower SSD read …
Wesley Hilliard / AppleInsider:
Apple releases iOS 12.5.7 and macOS 11.7.3 to patch security issues on older devices including the iPhone 5S and the 2013 MacBook Air, Mac Pro, and MacBook Pro  —  Apple has provided iOS 12.5.7, macOS 11.7.3, and other updates for older devices that can't be updated to the latest releases.
Federico Viticci / MacStories:
Leah Nylen / Bloomberg:
The DOJ sues Google, joined by California and seven other US states, calling for the breakup of its ad tech business that allegedly monopolizes the US ad market  —  The US Justice Department and eight states sued Alphabet Inc.'s Google, calling for the break up of the search giant's ad-technology business …
Casey Newton / Platformer:
Nate Lanxon / Bloomberg:
After unofficial walkouts in 2022, hundreds of Amazon workers in a UK warehouse are striking, an unprecedented step in the country, after 98% voted in favor  —  Hundreds of Amazon.com Inc. fulfillment center workers in the UK plan to strike on Wednesday as part of unprecedented industrial action by the company's British employees.
Yogita Khatri / The Block:
Gemini-owned NFT platform Nifty Gateway's co-founders Duncan and Griffin Cock Foster step down, as Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss battle to save Gemini  —  - Nifty Gateway co-founders Duncan and Griffin Cock Foster are leaving Gemini.  — Their departure comes amid challenging times at Gemini, which acquired Nifty Gateway in 2019.
Mitchell Clark / The Verge:
Alexander Martin / The Record:
Riot Games says the company won't pay a ransom after hackers exfiltrated source code for League of Legends, Teamfight Tactics, and “a legacy anticheat platform”  —  Riot Games, the video game developer and esports organizer, said on Tuesday that it had received a ransom email following a social engineering attack last week.

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