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February 25, 2023, 6:45 AM

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Meta AI:
Meta releases Large Language Model Meta AI, or LLaMA, a foundational LLM designed to help AI researchers, available in sizes ranging from 7B to 65B parameters  —  As part of Meta's commitment to open science, today we are publicly releasing LLaMA (Large Language Model Meta AI) …
Jon Rice / Blockworks:
Jump Crypto recovers ~120,000 ether, worth $140M, stolen during the 2022 Wormhole exploit after Oasis upgraded a DeFi contract following a UK high court order  —  The Chicago trading firm appears to have recovered the 120,000 ether stolen during the 2022 Wormhole exploit.
Sam Altman / OpenAI:
OpenAI details its preparations for “if AGI is successfully created”, including being cautious with its models and operating as if the risks are existential  —  Our mission is to ensure that artificial general intelligence—AI systems that are generally smarter than humans—benefits all of humanity.
Tim Hardwick / MacRumors:
Kuo: Apple plans a cheaper second-gen AR/MR headset with two high-end and low-end models built by Luxcaseict and Foxconn, respectively, likely launching in 2025  —  Apple's cheaper second-generation AR/VR headset will come in two high-end and low-end models, according to Apple industry analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.
CyberScoop:
A year after Russia's invasion, a look at the unprecedented cyberdefense effort by Ukraine and its allies against Russian wiper malware and other attacks  —  The Ukraine war has inspired a defensive cyber effort that government officials and technology executives describe as unprecedented.
Derek Willis / ProPublica:
Politwoops, a ProPublica project that tracked and archived politicians' deleted tweets since 2012, is shutting down as the required Twitter tools no longer work  —  Whether officials were deleting an embarrassing post or just correcting a typo, Politwoops tracked them all.
Ax Sharma / BleepingComputer:
Canada's second-largest telecom TELUS is investigating a potential data breach after a hacker put up private GitHub repositories and payroll records for sale  —  Canada's second-largest telecom, TELUS is investigating a potential data breach after a threat actor shared samples online of what appears to be employee data.
Jan Wolfe / Wall Street Journal:
The US FTC drops its administrative trial to block Meta's acquisition of Within less than a month after its federal court loss, handing a final victory to Meta  —  Antitrust regulator drops administrative trial to block Facebook parent's purchase of Within Unlimited

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