June 5, 2023, 5:50 PM

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Adi Robertson / The Verge:
Tim Cook unveils Apple Vision Pro, a “Spatial Computing” headset controlled with the user's eyes, hands, and voice, coming to the US for $3,499+ in early 2024  —  Apple has announced an augmented reality headset called Apple Vision Pro that “seamlessly” blends the real and digital world.
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Romain Dillet / TechCrunch:
Apple Vision Pro specs: 12 cameras, five sensors, and six mics, an M2 and a new R1 chip, a digital crown, 23M pixels, and Zeiss lenses for vision correction  —  Apple just unveiled its augmented reality headset, the Apple Vision Pro.  After showing the potential use cases for the device …
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A recording of Apple's WWDC 2023 keynote, where the company announced the Apple Vision Pro, 15-inch MacBook Air, iOS 17, and more  —  Join the worldwide developer community for WWDC23 on June 5 at 10 a.m. PT. Set a reminder now, and we'll send you an update before showtime.Welcome to the of...
New York Times:
The SEC sues Binance and CEO Changpeng Zhao, accusing the company of mishandling billions in customer funds, lying to regulators and investors, and more  —  The S.E.C. said the world's largest cryptocurrency exchange mixed “billions of dollars” in customer funds and secretly sent …
Zac Hall / 9to5Mac:
Apple unveils iOS 17 with redesigned contact cards, Live Voicemail, transcription, FaceTime messages, updates to Messages, autocorrect, and AirDrop, and more  —  Apple has officially announced iOS 17.  Here's what's in store for the next major iPhone software update.
Hartley Charlton / MacRumors:
Apple says iOS 17 will offer a landscape StandBy mode for the lock screen, NameDrop contact sharing, “Siri” as the trigger word instead of “Hey Siri”, and more  —  Apple today announced iOS 17, the next major operating system for the iPhone, introducing a range of new communication and sharing features.
Apple updates the Mac Studio, starting at $1,999, and Mac Pro, starting at $6,999, with M2 Max and M2 Ultra, completing the Mac's transition to Apple silicon  —  With M2 Max and the new M2 Ultra, Mac Studio is a performance powerhouse in a compact design, while the new Mac Pro combines …
Monica Chin / The Verge:
Apple announces a 15.3-inch MacBook Air for $1,299+, with an M2, six speakers, a 25% brighter display, a headphone jack, and a 1080p webcam, shipping on June 13  —  Apple has unveiled a new 15-inch MacBook Air at its 2023 Worldwide Developers Conference.  The new model is 11.5mm thick …
Filipe Espósito / 9to5Mac:
New York Times:
Internal document: Twitter's US ad revenue from April 1 to the first week of May fell 59% YoY to $88M; sources say that performance is unlikely to improve soon  —  In internal forecasts, the company projected that ad sales would keep declining, handing a tough challenge to its new chief executive.
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Apple announces watchOS 10 with an updated UI, including a renewed focus on widgets, Group FaceTime Audio, new fitness and health features, and topographic maps  —  Confirming earlier reports, Apple's watchOS 10 for its Apple Watch is turning out to be a fairly notable upgrade.
Jon Porter / The Verge:
Apple announces macOS Sonoma, adding support for desktop widgets, a new Game mode that reduces latency, Safari updates, pinning web apps in the Dock, and more  —  Apple has just unveiled macOS Sonoma, the latest version of its desktop operating system, onstage at WWDC 2023.
Lawrence Abrams / BleepingComputer:
Microsoft attributes recent attacks on Progress' MOVEit Transfer tool to the Clop ransomware gang; incident responders: the gang can take weeks to issue demands  —  Microsoft has linked the Clop ransomware gang to recent attacks exploiting a zero-day vulnerability in the MOVEit Transfer platform to steal data from organizations.
Benjamin Mayo / 9to5Mac:
Apple announces tvOS 17 with a redesigned Control Center, a way to find the Apple TV remote using an iPhone, and a FaceTime app that requires an iPhone or iPad  —  tvOS 17 includes a redesigned Control Center interface, a way to find your Apple TV remote using your iPhone, as well some new photo screensaver options.
Kevin Hurler / Gizmodo:
Stack Overflow moderators strike over last week's announcement to prohibit moderating AI-generated content; the company says 11% of moderators are on strike  —  The moderators argue in a letter to the company that a new policy from Stack Overflow is “a near-total prohibition on moderating AI-generated content.”
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Chris Welch / The Verge:
Apple announces iPadOS 17, matching many of iOS 17's new features, including lock screen customization, interactive widgets, Live Activities, and a Health app  —  Apple offered a preview of iPadOS 17 at WWDC 2023 today.  The new tablet software update is set to gain many of the same features of iOS 17 …

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