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November 27, 2023, 3:30 PM

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Reuters:
The US, the UK, and more than a dozen other countries release joint guidelines for AI system development, including creating systems that are “secure by design”  —  The United States, Britain and more than a dozen other countries on Sunday unveiled what a senior U.S. official described …
Maria Deutscher / SiliconANGLE:
AWS announces the Amazon WorkSpaces Thin Client, a $195 compact computer, adapted from the Fire TV Cube, to let workers access cloud-based virtual desktops  —  Amazon Web Services Inc. today debuted the Amazon WorkSpaces Thin Client, a compact computer that workers can use to access cloud-based virtual desktops.
Jeff John Roberts / Fortune:
An interview with Binance CEO Richard Teng on helping the exchange become a conventional financial company, previous “missteps”, his background, and more  —  Richard Teng sits in an oak-colored conference room wearing a blue suit that, with his neatly-cropped salt-and-pepper …
Josh Ye / Reuters:
ByteDance plans to “restructure” its gaming business; sources say ByteDance will wind down its Nuverse gaming brand and retreat from mainstream video games  —  TikTok maker ByteDance is set to internally announce on Monday the winding down of its Nuverse gaming brand and full retreat …
Wall Street Journal:
WSJ created Instagram accounts following only young gymnasts and influencers and found salacious Reels, like risqué footage of kids, shown next to big brand ads  —  Content served to WSJ test accounts included risqué footage of kids, overtly sexual adult videos and ads from major brands
Stephen Witt / New Yorker:
A profile of Jensen Huang, the Taiwan-born, US-educated Nvidia founder, who started the company in 1993, and a look at Nvidia's rise, built on GPUs and CUDA  —  The company's C.E.O. bet it all on a new kind of chip.  Now that Nvidia is one of the biggest companies in the world, what will he do next?
Chloe Cornish / Financial Times:
Reuters:
Experts say Tron has overtaken bitcoin as the go-to funding method for Israel-designated terror groups; Israel froze 143 Tron wallets between 2021 and 2023  —  A new front has emerged in Israel's fight against the funding of Iran-backed militant groups from Hamas to Hezbollah: A fast-growing crypto network called Tron.
Wall Street Journal:
Amazon data and sources: Amazon shipped 5.2B US packages in 2022, more than UPS, after passing FedEx in 2020; Amazon delivered 4.8B items ahead of Thanksgiving  —  Amazon is eclipsing both carriers, and the gap is growing  —  Amazon.com has grabbed the crown of biggest delivery business in the U.S. …
Foo Yun Chee / Reuters:
The European Commission says Amazon's $1.4B iRobot acquisition may restrict competition; Amazon says it's working to address the EC's concerns; IRBT drops 18%+  —  EU antitrust regulators said on Monday Amazon's (AMZN.O) $1.4 billion acquisition of robot vacuum maker iRobot (IRBT.O) …

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