April 5, 2023, 2:10 PM

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Romain Dillet / TechCrunch:
MobileCoin Chief Product Officer Bob Lee, who worked on CashApp as Square CTO and on Android at Google, dies after reportedly being stabbed in San Francisco  —  Bob Lee, the chief product officer at MobileCoin, was killed in a fatal stabbing in San Francisco.
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Tom Henderson / Insider Gaming:
Source: Sony is developing a handheld, codenamed Q Lite, which will use Remote Play with the PS5 and feature an 8-inch 1080p touchscreen and adaptive triggers  —  Following days of speculation, Insider Gaming can report that there's a new PlayStation Handheld in development.
Matt Novak / Forbes:
Twitter adds a “state-affiliated media” label to NPR's account, seemingly contradicting Twitter's own policies, which used NPR as an example of an exception  —  Twitter added a warning to NPR's Twitter account on Tuesday, declaring it as “state-affiliated media,” …
Mike Wheatley / SiliconANGLE:
Meta releases its Segment Anything Model and Segment Anything 1-Billion mask dataset, helping researchers with computer vision and object identification  —  Artificial intelligence researchers at Meta Platforms Inc. said today that they're hoping to democratize a key aspect of computer vision.
Kazuyuki Okudaira / Nikkei Asia:
Meta CTO Andrew Bosworth says the company plans to begin commercializing its generative AI in 2023 and remains at the “very forefront” of the LLM field  —  Facebook parent expects tech to help clients better reach audiences, reduce costs  —  TOKYO — Facebook owner Meta intends …
Mark Gurman / Bloomberg:
Sources detail Apple's efforts to shift production from China, including wooing other countries and assembling “tiger teams” to solve supply chain weaknesses  —  In late March, when Tim Cook made his first public appearance in China since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic …
Aisha Malik / TechCrunch:
Substack unveils Notes, letting users share posts, quotes, images, links, and more, shown in a short form feed that “may look like familiar social media feeds”  —  Substack announced today that it's introducing a new Notes feature that is designed to let users share posts, quotes, comments, images, links and ideas.
Katharine Gemmell / Bloomberg:
Ofcom's investigation opened in October 2022 finds that Amazon, Microsoft, and Google may be harming UK cloud market competition and refers the case to the CMA  — Inc. and Microsoft Corp.'s cloud services could face a full-blown antitrust probe in the UK after the country's digital regulator …
Ethan Shanfeld / Variety:
Nintendo designer Shigeru Miyamoto says “mobile apps will not be the primary path of future Mario games” after two moderately successful but dwindling iOS games  —  As Nintendo takes its shot at the box office with “The Super Mario Bros. Movie,” the first animated film featuring …
Stephen Nellis / Reuters:
Google claims its fourth generation TPU, used in supercomputers for AI training, is 1.2x to 1.7x faster and 1.3x to 1.9x more power-efficient than Nvidia's A100  —  Alphabet Inc's (GOOGL.O) Google on Tuesday released new details about the supercomputers it uses to train its artificial intelligence models …
Sam Roberts / New York Times:
Bing Newcomb, who co-founded E*Trade in 1982, bringing stock trading to personal computers, and took the company public in 1996, died in January at 79  —  He wrote a program that allowed people to buy and sell stocks on their home computers and co-founded a company that reaped its benefits.
Jeff Mason / Reuters:
Biden says tech companies have a responsibility to ensure their AI products are safe before making them public and whether AI is dangerous remains to be seen  —  U.S. President Joe Biden said on Tuesday it remains to be seen whether artificial intelligence is dangerous …
Gavin Bonshor / AnandTech:
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D review: highly efficient and impressive gaming performance, sometimes above the Ryzen 9 7950X3D, but middling-to-average compute performance  —  In February, AMD released the first parts in its highly anticipated Ryzen 7000X3D series.  This new line combines AMD's 3D V-Cache packaging …
Deutsche Telekom announces that it now holds a majority stake in T-Mobile US  —  Deutsche Telekom (DTEGn.DE) now holds a majority in T-Mobile U.S. (TMUS.O), the chief executive of the German telecoms company said on Wednesday.  —  The company reached a majority stake in T-Mobile U.S late Tuesday …

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