August 11, 2023, 4:30 AM

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Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:
Oracle, SUSE, and CIQ launch the Open Enterprise Linux Association to foster RHEL-based distributions development, after Red Hat limited RHEL source code access  —  The fallout from Red Hat's recent decision to make it harder to access to the source code of its flagship Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) distribution continues.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai / TechCrunch:
Researchers deployed exposed Windows servers as honeypots for hackers, recording 190M events and 100 hours of video of their actions, like installing malware  —  Imagine being able to sit behind a hacker and observe them take control of a computer and play around with it.
Rohan Goswami / CNBC:
An interview with X CEO Linda Yaccarino on having “autonomy” under Elon Musk, planning to add video calls, payments between users, brands returning, and more  —  - X CEO Linda Yaccarino explained to CNBC on Thursday why the company decided to get rid of its Twitter branding.
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Andrew J. Hawkins / The Verge:
After a contentious public hearing, the California Public Utilities Commission will let Waymo and Cruise operate driverless cabs 24/7 throughout San Francisco  —  Waymo and Cruise were approved to operate their robotaxi services 24/7 in San Francisco after a contentious six-hour public hearing …
Filing: Bittrex agrees to pay $24M to settle US SEC claims that the crypto exchange failed to register with the agency; Bittrex doesn't admit to the allegations  —  Bittrex has agreed to pay $24 million to settle claims by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that the cryptocurrency exchange failed …
Yueqi Yang / Bloomberg:
Circle has $1B+ in cash and had $779M in revenue in H1 2023, compared to $772M for all of 2022; USDC in circulation has fallen to ~$26B from ~$45B in January  —  - CEO expects payments, financial firms to push for stablecoins  — USD Coin market cap plunges this year while rival Tether gains
Brian Heater / TechCrunch:
Skydio shuts down its consumer drone business and plans to expand its enterprise offerings, after raising a $230M Series E at a $2.2B valuation in February 2023  —  Skydio today announced that it will be shutting down its consumer drone business.  —  Beginning today, the firm will no longer …
Sarah Fielding / Engadget:
To fight spam, YouTube plans to deactivate links in Shorts descriptions, comments, and the vertical feed from August 31 and make social media icons unclickable  —  The move follows other anti-spam measures.  —  YouTube knows that it has a spam problem, particularly when it comes to its two-year-old Shorts feature.
Wayne Ma / The Information:
Sources: Meta plans to build only ~1,000 units of its first-gen AR glasses, due in 2024, which use silicon carbide in the lenses, requiring assembly in the US  —  Meta Platforms plans to build only around a thousand units of the first generation of its augmented-reality glasses due out next year …
Dana Mattioli / Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Amazon cuts dozens of in-house brands in clothing, furniture, and more to fend off regulators and grow profits; Amazon says Basics will remain a focus  —  Company's cuts include all but three of its 30 clothing labels, such as Goodthreads and Lark & Ro

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