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October 27, 2023, 1:45 PM

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Mark Gurman / Bloomberg:
What to expect from Apple's “Scary Fast” event on October 30: high-end MacBook Pros with M3 Pro and M3 Max, a new 24-inch iMac with an M3, and USB-C accessories  —  The company is poised to introduce computers with speedier chips.  —  Apple Inc.'s last product unveiling …
Ionut Ilascu / BleepingComputer:
Microsoft details Octo Tempest, a native English-speaking hacking group targeting tech, gaming, hospitality, retail, law, financial services, and other sectors  —  Microsoft has published a detailed profile of a native English-speaking threat actor with advanced social engineering capabilities …
Financial Times:
In a testimony heard without the jury present, SBF says he followed his lawyers' counsel to make critical decisions around passing FTX customer money to Alameda  —  Former crypto billionaire blames lawyers as court hears first snippets of testimony without jury present
More: The Verge, TechCrunch, Cointelegraph, CoinDesk, Axios, Protos, Reuters, Bitcoin Insider, CoinDesk, Reuters, The Guardian, The Crypto Basic, Blockonomi, CoinGape, New York Times, Tech in Asia, Business Today, Insider, Wall Street Journal, Matthew Russell Lee's …, Washington Post, Barron's Online, Associated Press, Fast Company, The Daily Beast, Fortune, The Information, TechCrunch, Gizmodo, Bitcoin News, PYMNTS.com, and BBC
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Edward Ludlow / Bloomberg:
Source: during an all-hands, Elon Musk and Linda Yaccarino referenced ambitions to create XWire, a press release service that would rival Cision's PR Newswire  —  Executives at X, the social media site formerly known as Twitter, said they see YouTube and LinkedIn as future competitors …
Kirsten Korosec / TechCrunch:
Cruise pauses all driverless operations two days after the California DMV suspended its permits, but plans to continue operating supervised autonomous vehicles  —  Cruise said Thursday evening it has paused all driverless operations, a decision that comes just two days after the California Department …
Mia Sato / The Verge:
Businesses are using SEO-driven names like Thai Food Near Me and Dentist Near Me to optimize for Google Search, but the scheme is likely technically ineffective  —  Thai Food Near Me, Dentist Near Me, Notary Near Me, Plumber Near Me — businesses across the country picked names meant to outsmart Google Search.
Liz Young / Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Flexport is in talks to acquire collapsed digital freight startup Convoy's tech, a move that would expand Flexport's push into the US trucking market  —  The deal would move the digital-focused freight forwarder into the domestic trucking market  —  Flexport is in talks to buy …
Casey Hall / Reuters:
Documents: Shein and PDD's Temu file joint declarations in Chicago and Boston to end their legal fights, asking judges to dismiss the cases “without prejudice”  —  Fierce rivals Shein and PDD Holdings-owned (PDD.O) Temu have applied to end their legal fights with each other in the U.S. …
More: Tech in Asia and Tech.co
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Supantha Mukherjee / Reuters:
The UN creates a 39-member advisory body of tech executives, government officials, and academics to examine issues in the international governance of AI  —  The United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on Thursday announced the creation of a 39-member advisory body to address issues …
Manish Singh / TechCrunch:
Filing: Tata Group acquires Apple manufacturer Wistron's India unit for $125M; India's Deputy IT Minister says Tata will now make iPhones for the global market  —  Tata Group will start making iPhones in India for the local and global markets, India's Deputy IT Minister Rajeev Chandrasekhar said on Friday …
Amazon:
Amazon Q3: revenue up 13% YoY to $143.1B, net income up 244% to $9.9B, operating income up 343% to $11.2B, subscription revenue up 14% to $10.2B; AMZN jumps 6%+  —  Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced financial results for its third quarter ended September 30, 2023.
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