September 12, 2023, 2:10 AM

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Associated Press:
MGM Resorts says a “cybersecurity issue” that began on Sunday is affecting some casino and hotel computer systems at the company's properties across the US  —  A “cybersecurity issue” led to the shutdown of some casino and hotel computer systems at MGM Resorts International properties across …
Taylor Lorenz / Washington Post:
Blake Brittain / Reuters:
The US Copyright Office denies protection for an AI-made image that won an art competition, despite Adobe Photoshop alterations and 624+ text prompt revisions  —  The U.S. Copyright Office has again rejected copyright protection for art created using artificial intelligence …
Robert Silverman / The Daily Beast:
An investigation finds that Barstool Sports apparently controls 40+ “burner” X accounts to launder viral copyright-protected videos for its legitimate accounts  —  A Daily Beast investigation found more than 40 content-swiping Twitter accounts apparently controlled by Barstool …
Dylan Martin / CRN:
Nvidia claims TensorRT-LLM will double the H100's performance for running inference on leading LLMs when the open-source library arrives in NeMo in October  —  The AI chip giant says the open-source software library, TensorRT-LLM, will double the H100's performance for running inference …
Ignacio Gonzalez / Bloomberg:
Visa's credit card disputes hit 90M+ in 2022, up 24% in 2020 and ~2% in both 2021 and 2022, widely attributed to the online shopping shift since the pandemic  —  - Visa fields 90 million disputes annually after pandemic boom  — Rise is mainly attributed to e-commerce growth and inflation
Forums: Slashdot
Bill Toulas / BleepingComputer:
Guardio Labs details a campaign that uses fake and compromised Facebook accounts to send 100K+ Messenger phishing messages per week, targeting business accounts  —  Hackers use a massive network of fake and compromised Facebook accounts to send out millions of Messenger phishing messages …
Ryan Heath / Axios:
Survey of 2,203 US adults: 53% say AI misinformation will impact who wins the 2024 election, and 35% say AI will decrease their trust in election ads  —  - Self-identified liberals (21%) were nearly twice as likely to say they have used generative AI for work or education than moderates (11%) or conservatives (12%).
More: The Hill
WhatsApp releases an Android beta that adds a “Third-party chats” screen, revealing how Meta plans to comply with the EU's DMA chat interoperability regulations  —  WhatsApp is rolling out a new update through the Google Play Beta Program, bringing the version up to
Rebecca Bellan / TechCrunch:
California Senate passes a bill that requires the presence of a human safety operator in self-driving trucks on public roads; bill requires governor's approval  —  In a blow to the autonomous trucking industry, the California Senate passed a bill Monday that requires a trained human safety operator …
Rebecca Bellan / TechCrunch:
Lime says its gross bookings grew 45% YoY to $250M in H1 2023 and the adjusted EBITDA reached $27M, as CEO Wayne Ting hints at an IPO  —  Lime, the startup with shared e-scooters and e-bikes in 280 cities around the world, has been talking about going public for years.
More: The Verge
Jack Schickler / CoinDesk:
Filing: FTX's estate has now marshalled ~$7B in assets, including $2.6B in cash, $1.16B in solana, $560M in bitcoin, and ~$200M in 38 properties in the Bahamas  —  The company says it paid billions to executives including founder Sam Bankman-Fried before filing for bankruptcy last year.  —  Register Now
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