July 1, 2023, 6:15 AM

Top News

Jess Weatherbed / The Verge:
Twitter no longer lets users browse tweets, user profiles, and comment threads on the web without logging in, redirecting Twitter URLs to the sign in page  —  If you currently try to access Twitter without logging in to your user account, you may find you're unable to see any of the content …
Hayden Field / CNBC:
Apple becomes the first publicly traded company to close with a $3T market cap; the company first hit a $3T market cap during intraday trading in January 2022  —  - Apple's market cap topped $3 trillion on Friday, passing the $190.73 share price required to hit the milestone, according to CNBC's most recent share count.
Ari Levy / CNBC:
NBC News:
The FBI says it formed an online database in May to prevent swatting by facilitating coordination between police departments and law enforcement agencies  —  Advances in technology allow callers to mask their voices, phone numbers or IP addresses (also called “spoofing") or make their false 911 calls sound more credible.
AnnaMaria Andriotis / Wall Street Journal:
Jay Peters / The Verge:
Major third-party Reddit apps Apollo, Sync, and BaconReader shut down, as Reddit prepares to enforce its new API rate limits “shortly”  —  After a month of outrage, protests, and unrest from the community, Reddit has finally flipped the switch to shut down some third-party apps.
Emma Roth / The Verge:
The FTC proposes penalizing companies for shady review practices, including fining companies buying fake reviews up to $50K for each time a customer sees one  —  If you, too, are so very tired of not knowing which reviews to trust on the internet, we may eventually get some peace of mind.
Vicky Ge Huang / Wall Street Journal:
Sources: the US SEC told Nasdaq and Cboe that their spot bitcoin ETF applications on behalf of BlackRock and others aren't sufficiently clear and comprehensive  —  Regulator tells Nasdaq, Cboe that recent filings from BlackRock, Fidelity and others aren't clear and comprehensive
Tom Warren / The Verge:
A summary of the final day and closing arguments in the FTC v. Microsoft hearing; the FTC focused most of its case on Call of Duty and Xbox console exclusivity  —  FTC v. Microsoft is over, but who won? … Judge Jacqueline Scott Corley took the opportunity to reflect, too …
Wilfred Chan / Fast Company:
TSA plans to expand its facial recognition program to ~430 US airports, says its algorithms are 97% effective “across demographics, including dark skin tones”  —  The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is preparing to expand its controversial facial recognition program …
Christopher Mims / Wall Street Journal:
Generative AI can make experienced programmers more productive, potentially eliminating tasks done by junior developers as companies use the tech to save money  —  Artificial-intelligence software is eating the software industry, as companies turn to generative AI tools to save money on programmers.
Matt Binder / Mashable:
Some developers paying for Twitter's API, including the $42K/month Enterprise tier, say they are experiencing outages, bugs, and poor or no customer support  —  Everything worked fine until Elon Musk took over.  —  Twitter's new API may now cost tens of thousands of dollars per month …

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