June 9, 2023, 12:10 PM

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Alex Heath / The Verge:
At an all-hands, Mark Zuckerberg addressed Apple's Vision Pro, saying “that could be the vision of the future of computing” but “not the one that I want”  —  / Zuckerberg directly addressed Apple's Vision Pro unveiling in a meeting with Meta employees today …
Alex Heath / The Verge:
Chris Cox showed Meta's staff its “response to Twitter”, an Instagram-based text app integrated with ActivityPub; documents say the app could be called Threads  —  One of Meta's top executives showed employees a preview of the company's upcoming Twitter competitor during …
Ina Fried / Axios:
Mark Zuckerberg shared with employees Meta's plan to add generative AI text, image, and video tools to its products, such as Messenger, WhatsApp, and Instagram  —  Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced a plan to employees on Thursday that will see it put generative AI text …
Rahat Sandhu / Reuters:
Binance.US suspends USD deposits and notifies customers that their banking partners are preparing to pause fiat withdrawal channels as early as June 13  —  Binance.US on Thursday said the company is suspending USD deposits while notifying customers that their banking partners are preparing to pause fiat …
Colin Wilhelm / The Block:
The Markup:
A database on Microsoft's Xandr containing 650K+ “audience segments” shows how data brokers classify consumers by surveilling their online and offline activity  —  A spreadsheet on ad platform Xandr's website revealed a massive collection of “audience segments” …
Isabella Simonetti / Wall Street Journal:
Antenna: Netflix got more new US subscriptions May 25 to May 28, after its password-sharing crackdown began, than in any four-day period since at least 2019  —  Shortly after change, company had highest rate of sign-ups since Antenna began tracking data in 2019
MK Manoylov / The Block:
Robinhood says it will end support for Solana, Polygon, and Cardano on June 27, following a review in light of the SEC lawsuits against Coinbase and Binance  —  - Robinhood will no longer support Solana, Polygon or Cardano after June 27, 2023 at 6:59 p.m. ET.
Brian Krebs / Krebs on Security:
Barracuda asked its Email Security Gateway customers on June 6 to replace infected appliances immediately, after patching a zero-day vulnerability on May 20  —  It's not often that a zero-day vulnerability causes a network security vendor to urge customers to physically remove and decommission …
Financial Times:
Researchers find loopholes in Nvidia's NeMo Framework, which helps developers work with LLMs, letting them bypass safety restraints to reveal private data  —  Researchers manipulate feature in ways that could reveal sensitive information  —  A feature in Nvidia's artificial intelligence software …
Juli Clover / MacRumors:
Apollo's developer plans to shut down the Reddit client on June 30, saying “Reddit's recent decisions and actions” make it impossible for Apollo to continue  —  Popular third-party Reddit app Apollo will be shutting down as of June 30, Apollo developer Christian Selig announced today.
John Perrino / Tech Policy Press:
Six US senators reintroduce a bipartisan bill to improve social media transparency, requiring companies to share ad libraries, moderation stats, and more  —  John Perrino is a policy analyst at the Stanford Internet Observatory.  —  The Platform Accountability and Transparency Act (PATA) …
Hilary Allen / Financial Times:
After the SEC's recent actions and failures of FTX, Celsius, and Luna, Republican lawmakers proposing a crypto market bill is a jarring gift to the industry  —  Republican proposal for new legislation would legitimise the digital asset industry and undermine investor protection
A look at Japan's expanding chip sector, aided by $14B+ in subsidies, including for TSMC's plant in Kumamoto, which has been hampered by narrow, jammed roads  —  Every morning, some of the world's top chip engineers can be found stuck in traffic on Kumamoto Prefecture's Route 30 …

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