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September 18, 2023, 9:50 AM

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John Dickerson / CBS News:
An interview with Tim Cook on Apple's pledge to become carbon neutral by 2030, the Vision Pro, return to the office, why Apple still advertises on X, and more  —  In Brown County, Texas - flat, dry, near the geographical center of the state - Apple has invested in a joint venture to power 100,000 homes with clean energy.
Will Douglas Heaven / MIT Technology Review:
Elad Gil / Elad Blog:
The US should not push to regulate most aspects of AI, letting the tech mature for positive uses, to avoid favoring incumbents and forcing the industry overseas  —  There have been multiple call to regulate AI.  It is too early to do so.  —  [While I was finalizing this post …
Wall Street Journal:
How Spotify and other streaming services have transformed the sound of music: songs are shorter, albums are longer, and artists collaborate more across genres  —  To succeed on Spotify and other services, songs are getting shorter, albums are getting longer, and artists are collaborating across genres.
Nicholas Megaw / Financial Times:
Analysis: Arm's $5B IPO generated $84M in fees for services firms including Deloitte, the most a company spent on fees since Axa in 2018 and over 7x the average  —  Non-underwriting costs of flotation are the highest Wall Street has seen for five years, according to FT analysis
Elliptic:
North Korea-tied Lazarus Group stole nearly $240M in crypto in the past 104 days, ramping up hacks and shifting focus from decentralized to centralized services  —  The elite North Korean hacking group Lazarus appears to have recently ramped up its operations, conducting a confirmed four attacks against crypto entities since June 3rd.
Associated Press:
In a long X post, French President Macron backtracks on saying video games had “intoxicated” young rioters and declares games are an “integral part of France”  —  French President Emmanuel Macron is extending an olive branch to video gamers after previously linking computer games …

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