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June 2, 2023, 9:15 PM

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Mark Gurman / Bloomberg:
Lawrence Abrams / BleepingComputer:
Cybersecurity firms say hackers are actively exploiting a zero-day vulnerability in the MOVEit Transfer file transfer software to steal data from organizations  —  Hackers are actively exploiting a zero-day vulnerability in the MOVEit Transfer file transfer software, tracked as CVE-2023-34362, to steal data from organizations.
Sara Fischer / Axios:
Bloomberg:
Sources: Amazon is in talks with Verizon, T-Mobile, Dish Network, and AT&T for wholesale prices to offer low-cost or free mobile service to US Prime subscribers  —  Amazon.com Inc. has been talking with wireless carriers about offering low-cost or possibly free nationwide mobile phone service …
Washington Post:
ChatGPT and other LLM tools have already replaced some marketing and social media writers as many companies decide cutting costs is worth the drop in quality  —  Technology used to automate dirty and repetitive jobs.  Now, artificial intelligence chatbots are coming after high-paid ones.
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: A.J. Brown, Twitter's head of brand safety and ad quality, is leaving the company, the second departure of a top safety executive this week  —  A.J. Brown's departure comes after Ella Irwin, company's head of trust and safety, left Thursday  —  Twitter lost a second senior executive …
Zac Bowden / Windows Central:
Microsoft plans to drop Cortana support on Windows 10 and Windows 11 in late 2023, touting the company's AI efforts as suitable replacements for the assistant  —  Microsoft will no longer support the Cortana app starting this fall.  —  What you need to know
Aisha Counts / Bloomberg:
Current and former staff: Meta only gives Quest headsets to employees who signed up to test new features; source: even VR staff don't use the headsets for work  —  Meta employees don't seem interested in working in the metaverse.  But first...  Three things you need to know today:
Meta:
Micah Lee / The Intercept:
AT Protocol's account portability tool gives the users of Bluesky, a public benefit LLC independent from Twitter, a way out should a billionaire take over  —  For someone who hasn't been on Twitter since it became a safe space for the far right under Elon Musk's leadership …
Sheila Dang / Reuters:
Twitter VP of Trust and Safety Ella Irwin says she has resigned from the company; Irwin joined in June 2022 and took over as head of T&S when Yoel Roth resigned  —  Twitter's head of trust and safety Ella Irwin told Reuters on Thursday that she has resigned from the social media company.
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