February 6, 2023, 4:50 AM

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Mark Gurman / Bloomberg:
Sources: Apple has discussed adding a higher end iPhone “Ultra” model in 2024, probably offering camera improvements, a faster chip, and an even larger display  —  Apple's Tim Cook told investors that consumers are willing to pay up for the best iPhone they can get, signaling that even more ritzy models may be on the way.
Ivan Mehta / TechCrunch:
After Twitter said free API access would end on February 9, Elon Musk promises “a light, write-only API for bots providing good content that is free”  —  Last week, Twitter said it is shutting down free access to its APIs starting February 9.  Now, days before the deadline …
Brody Ford / Bloomberg:
Dell plans to eliminate 6,500+ jobs, or about 5% of its workforce, amid plunging PC sales  —  Dell Technologies Inc., facing plummeting demand for personal computers, will eliminate about 6,650 jobs, becoming the latest technology company to announce it will let thousands of employees go.
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Benoit Berthelot / Bloomberg:
A look at the Guillemot family's attempts to retain control of Ubisoft, which has hit setbacks that led to a stock plunge and made the company a takeover target  —  Every second Monday of the month for over three decades, the five Guillemot brothers — whose company gave the world …
James Vincent / The Verge:
Financial influencers are pumping out videos promoting dubious ChatGPT get-rich-quick schemes, such as selling chatbot-generated tutorials on sites like Udemy  —  The world of financial influencers promise viewers they can use ChatGPT to make big bucks with no effort.
Reed Albergotti / Semafor:
A viral tweet alleges bias as ChatGPT refuses to write a poem on the positive attributes of Trump but writes one about Biden; sources: OpenAI doesn't know why  —  Even ChatGPT's creators can't figure out why it won't answer certain questions — including queries about former U.S. President Donald Trump …
Parmy Olson / Bloomberg:
Q&A with Laurent Richard and Sandrine Rigaud on their book Pegasus, how state actors misuse surveillance tech, spyware demand, what's next for NSO, and more  —  This interview has been edited and condensed for clarity.  —  Parmy Olson: You're the co-authors of a new book, “Pegasus …

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