June 3, 2023, 10:10 PM

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Ron Amadeo / Ars Technica:
Google Wallet rolls out support for US state IDs, starting with Maryland, and plans to add IDs from Arizona, Colorado, and Georgia in the coming months  —  The state-by-state rollout is still a huge mess, but Android is ready, at least.  —  Google Wallet on Android is finally getting ready …
Chris Isidore / CNN:
The CFPB warns users of payment apps like PayPal, Venmo, Cash App, and Apple Cash that their money could be at risk as FDIC insurance does not cover the apps  —  New York CNN —  —  Payment apps like PayPal and Venmo might be convenient, but they're not banks — and a federal financial services watchdog …
Erin Woo / The Information:
Sources: Zume, which used robots to automate pizza making, shuts down and is undergoing liquidation; the startup had raised $445M, including $375M from SoftBank  —  Zume, which raised $375 million from SoftBank to automate pizza-making with robots before switching to developing sustainable packaging, has shut down.
Annie Njanja / TechCrunch:
A Kenyan court rules that Meta is the primary employer of 184 content moderators suing Meta and contractor Sama for unlawful dismissal, and pauses their layoffs  —  A Kenyan court has ruled that Meta is the primary employer of content moderators suing the social media giant and its content review partner …
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.
Sara Fischer / Axios:
Lawrence Abrams / BleepingComputer:
Rapid7 and Mandiant: hackers are actively exploiting a zero-day vulnerability in Progress' MOVEit Transfer file transfer tool 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.
Ben Cohen / Wall Street Journal:
A profile of Nvidia: how Jensen Huang, Curtis Priem, and Chris Malachowsky started the company at Denny's, bet early on what Huang calls “$0B markets”, and more  —  AI made Nvidia the world's most valuable chip maker.  So did three guys sipping diner coffee and planning to conquer markets that barely existed.
Paresh Dave / Wired:
AI researchers say ChatGPT and rival chatbots are significantly less capable in languages other than English, exacerbating the bias against non-English speakers  —  AI chatbots are less fluent in languages other than English, threatening to amplify existing bias in global commerce and innovation.

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