June 28, 2023, 2:05 PM

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Yogita Khatri / The Block:
Report: FTX's talks with investors on reboot proposals, due this week, include a joint venture, a rebrand, and stakes for certain existing customers  —  - FTX has a deadline of this week for interested parties to submit their proposals to potentially help restart the exchange, the WSJ reported.
Jesse Coghlan / Cointelegraph:
Colin Wilhelm / The Block:
New York Times:
UK convenience stores are increasingly using facial recognition tech to combat shoplifting, which critics say is a disproportionate solution for minor crimes  —  British merchants are increasingly using the technology to combat shoplifting, raising questions about its spread as artificial intelligence rapidly improves it.
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Analysis: the Clop ransomware group has breached 122 organizations and stolen the data of ~15M people to date by exploiting a zero-day flaw in Progress' MOVEit  —  The dramatic fallout continues, with as many as 122 organizations now breached.  —  The dramatic fallout continues …
Jack Schickler / CoinDesk:
The EU Commission publishes its digital euro legislative plans, including privacy and financial stability safeguards; some backers question the CBDC's benefits  —  Officials want a digital payment system available to “everyone, everywhere, for free.”  —  BRUSSELS, Belgium …
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: the US is considering new AI chip export restrictions to China as soon as July, which could even ban the sales of Nvidia's A800 chip without a license  —  Restrictions come amid concerns that China could use AI chips from Nvidia and others for weapon development and hacking
An interview with senior Binance executive Yi He, who has been out of the global spotlight and has children with CZ, on regulators, compliance, Okcoin, and more  —  One senior Binance executive has managed to stay out of the global spotlight over the past six years and counting …
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Carl Pei's Nothing raised $96M led by Highland Europe before the Phone (2)'s launch, taking the company's funding to $250M; sources say 2022 revenue was $200M  —  Smartphone sales are in decline as handset makers grapple with saturated markets and a tough consumer economic climate.
Patience Haggin / Wall Street Journal:
Adalytics: ~80% of Google's video ad placements on third-party sites violated the company's promised standards between 2020 and 2023; Google disputes the claims  —  About 80% of Google's video-ad placements on third-party sites violated promised standards, new research shows; Google disputes claims
Alexandra Sternlicht / Fortune:
How Shein's Guangzhou factory influencer tour, likely meant to foster goodwill and improve the company's image before a rumored IPO, backfired spectacularly  —  In recent days, Chinese fast fashion giant Shein took a handful of influencers on a tour of its Guangzhou factory.
Emma Roth / The Verge:
DoorDash announces new features for couriers, including “earn by time” for a guaranteed hourly minimum rate, real-time location sharing, and Dash Along the Way  —  DoorDash is making a big change to the way couriers get paid.  In an announcement on Wednesday …
A look at Anonymous Sudan, a self-described hacktivist group that researchers tied to Russia and that has targeted Microsoft, Sweden, Israel, the US, and others  —  A hacking group responsible for a series of outages at Microsoft Corp. earlier this month had spent the previous months attacking targets …
Kyle Wiggers / TechCrunch:
OpenAI updates ChatGPT for iOS with Browse with Bing for ChatGPT Plus subscribers, answering questions using information beyond ChatGPT's original training data  —  ChatGPT on mobile can now surf the web.  But only via Bing.  —  Today, OpenAI announced that subscribers to ChatGPT Plus …

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