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April 12, 2023, 7:55 PM

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New York Times:
NPR decides to “no longer be active on Twitter” after the platform took “actions that undermine our credibility” by implying NPR is not editorially independent  —  The broadcaster said that the label undermined its credibility “by falsely implying that we are not editorially independent.”
Faiz Siddiqui / Washington Post:
Rohan Goswami / CNBC:
The stocks of Apple suppliers Cirrus Logic and AAC fall 12%+ and 14%+, respectively, after Ming-Chi Kuo said iPhone 15 Pro models won't have solid-state buttons  —  - Shares of Cirrus Logic fell after Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo said the next iPhone wouldn't feature expanded use of Cirrus' technology …
Cheyenne Ligon / CoinDesk:
FTX's attorneys say the company recovered $7.3B in liquid assets and is considering using creditors' holdings to reopen the exchange; FTX's FTT token jumps 70%+  —  FTT jumped 55%.  —  Featured SpeakerBrett Harrison  —  Founder and CEOArchitect  —  Don't miss “FTX: What Happened” …
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Warner Bros. Discovery officially announces Max as the new name of its flagship streaming service, launching in the US on May 23 with HBO and Discovery+ content  —  It's not HBO Max — soon it's just going to be Max. … The company announced the name change at a press event Wednesday …
Aisha Malik / TechCrunch:
LinkedIn announces free identity verification via company email for all users globally and via a government ID and phone number for US users using CLEAR  —  LinkedIn is introducing new ways to verify your identity and where you work, the company announced on Wednesday.
New York Times:
Sources say concerns over Mark Zuckerberg's “year of efficiency”, Meta's layoffs, absentee leadership, and the big metaverse bet have devastated employee morale  —  Workers at Facebook's parent have been increasingly alarmed by job cuts and the company's direction.
Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:
Google releases Android 14 Beta 1 for Pixel devices, with sharesheet custom actions, a more prominent back arrow, per-app language preferences, and more  —  Google's Android development cycle runs on a rather predictable cadence these days.  Today, after two developer previews …
Anna Nicolaou / Financial Times:
Emails: UMG asked Spotify, Apple Music, and other services to block developers training AI bots from scraping melodies and lyrics from their copyrighted songs  —  Universal Music Group says new technology relies on unauthorised use of copyrighted material  —  Universal Music Group …
Financial Times:
Sources: a16z, Tiger Global, IVP, and other VCs visited Saudi Arabia, the UAE, and Qatar in recent weeks to woo sovereign wealth funds during the funding crunch  —  Liquidity crunch leads investors such as Andreessen Horowitz to sovereign wealth funds in Saudi Arabia, Qatar and UAE
Sharon Goldman / VentureBeat:
Databricks releases Dolly 2.0, the next version of its instruction-following LLM released two weeks ago, with a dataset of 15K+ records generated by its staff  —  Today Databricks released Dolly 2.0, the next version of the large language model (LLM) with ChatGPT-like human interactivity …
Tom Warren / The Verge:
Brian Fung / CNN:
Arkansas Governor Sarah Huckabee Sanders signs a bill requiring that social media companies verify new users' ages and get a parent's consent for users under 18  —  Arkansas Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders has signed a sweeping bill imposing a minimum age limit for social media usage …
Mike Wheatley / SiliconANGLE:
Intel's Foundry Services unit partners with Arm to build low-power SoCs, giving customers using Arm's designs access to Intel's A18 process to make their chips  —  Intel Corp. said today its Intel Foundry Services business unit is partnering with the British chip design firm Arm Ltd …
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