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August 6, 2023, 4:20 PM

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Jonathan Greig / The Record:
The FBI is investigating a ransomware attack on Prospect Medical Holdings, which runs 16 hospitals and 166 outpatient clinics and centers in CA, CT, PA, and RI  —  A major hospital network with arms in multiple states is dealing with widespread network outages due to a cyberattack, which the FBI confirms is ransomware.
Reuters:
Elon Musk says X will fund the legal bills of people who have been “unfairly treated” by their employer “due to posting or liking something on this platform”  —  Elon Musk has said his X social media platform will fund the legal bills of people who have been treated unfairly …
Richard Lawler / The Verge:
X delays its Ads Revenue Sharing program's payouts that were set for the week of July 31, saying the volume of people signing up “has exceeded our expectations”  —  In news that isn't very surprising given the recent history of Twitter, which Elon Musk is currently rebranding to X …
Mark Gurman / Bloomberg:
Apple acknowledges the US “smartphone market has been in a decline for the last couple of quarters”; sources: iPhone 15 sales will start around September 22  —  On the cusp of the iPhone 15 debut, Apple has finally admitted what has long been clear: The industry is facing a smartphone slowdown.
Casey Newton / Platformer:
US lawmakers are quickly advancing an anti-sex, anti-speech agenda in the name of kids' online safety, which could soon entangle every adult internet user  —  Today let's talk about a right we currently take for granted that may soon disappear: the ability to browse and post to most websites anonymously.
Meduza.io:
Russian independent news outlet Meduza says that Apple Podcasts removed its flagship podcast What Happened; source: Roskomnadzor asked Apple to remove the show  —  Meduza has received a notice from Apple, informing our media that our flagship podcast “What Happened” has been removed from the Apple Podcasts streaming platform.
New York Times:
Indiana is converting 10,000 acres of fields into an innovation park, with the goal of transforming the state into a microchip manufacturing and research hub  —  The state has little experience with semiconductors, but the Biden administration has promised to unleash opportunity in …
Wall Street Journal:
Alphabet's Waymo and GM's Cruise are struggling to win over San Francisco residents, showing the potential challenges in expanding driverless cars across the US  —  Alphabet's Waymo and General Motors' Cruise are struggling to win over San Francisco residents and officials, a major hurdle in their nationwide expansion.
IDC:
Smartphone shipments in India fell 10% YoY in H1 2023 to 64M; in Q2 2023, Apple and OnePlus grew 61% YoY each, Xiaomi fell 39% YoY, and Realme fell 30% YoY  —  For more information, contact:  —  ujoshi@idc.com  —  mcarreon@idc.com  —  Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker …
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