June 25, 2023, 1:15 PM

Top News

Mark Gurman / Bloomberg:
How Apple is getting Vision Pro ready to ship and a look at its Mac plans, including upgrading the current lineup to M3 and early work on a 30-inch+ iMac  —  After debuting the Vision Pro, Apple is working on finishing up the device's software, expanding testing and finalizing the rollout strategy.
Washington Post:
Sergiu Gatlan / BleepingComputer:
US law enforcement seized the clear web domain of BreachForums on June 22, after arresting the data leak site's alleged operator “Pompompurin” on March 15  —  U.S. law enforcement today seized the clear web domain of the notorious BreachForums (aka Breached) …
Sergiu Gatlan / BleepingComputer:
Many LastPass users say they've been locked out of their accounts and can't access their vault after being asked to reset their authenticator apps in early May  —  LastPass password manager users have been experiencing significant login issues starting early May after being prompted to reset their authenticator apps.
Julie Kim / MIT Technology Review:
A look at the underwhelming state of augmentative and alternative communication tech, including a handful of iPad apps, for speech and language impaired users  —  For people who can't speak, there has been depressingly little innovation in technology that helps them communicate.
Bluesky publishes proposals for new moderation and safety tooling, focusing on user lists and reply controls for community-driven moderation, hashtags, and more  —  The goal of Bluesky is to turn social media into a shared public commons.  We don't want to own people's social graphs or communities.
Miles Kruppa / Wall Street Journal:
Internal email: Google invited employees to test Playables, a YouTube product that lets users play games like Stack Bounce instantly on the YouTube site or app  —  The new service, called ‘Playables,’ is part of CEO's push into new areas amid advertising slowdown
Mercedes Ruehl / Financial Times:
As TikTok CEO Shou Chew announces a five-year $10B investment in Indonesia, experts say competition and regulation have made TikTok vulnerable in Southeast Asia  —  Viral app's parent ByteDance targets large Indonesian market but faces growing regulatory scrutiny around the world
More: Telegraph
Tom Warren / The Verge:
FTC v. Microsoft: Phil Spencer says Xbox isn't a “robust business”, failing to meet internal targets, and the Activision deal is a way to expand into mobile  —  FTC v. Microsoft day two was all about console wars and whether Xbox is really in a distant third place.
Tom Warren / The Verge:
Bloonface / Café Lob-On:
The Twitter-to-Mastodon migration that started in November 2022 failed because of Mastodon's exclusionary culture, decentralization making the UX worse, more  —  I've been using fediverse stuff (Mastodon and, most recently, Calckey - I'm just going to use “Mastodon” as shorthand here …
Manish Singh / TechCrunch:
Andy Jassy says Amazon plans to invest $15B more in India by 2030, likely most for AWS expansion; in May 2023, AWS announced a $12.7B investment in the country  —  Amazon plans to more than double its investment in India in the next seven years, the e-commerce group said …
The Economic Times:

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