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November 27, 2023, 8:05 PM

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Samantha Cole / 404 Media:
Big names like Kelsey Hightower pull out of the DevTernity conference after allegations its founder made fake profiles of female speakers to boost diversity  —  The founder of a software developer conference has been accused of creating fake female speakers to bolster diversity numbers …
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 …
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: fast-fashion giant Shein confidentially files for a US IPO, potentially in 2024, with Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan Chase, and Morgan Stanley as underwriters  —  The Chinese company was valued at $66 billion earlier this year  —  Shein, the China-founded online fashion company that won …
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) …
Shira Ovide / Washington Post:
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
Hannah Lang / Reuters:
A US judge rules ex-Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao cannot leave the US until a court considers whether he should remain through his sentencing hearing in February  —  Former Binance chief Changpeng Zhao cannot leave the United States for the time being, a federal judge said on Monday …
Jeff John Roberts / Fortune:
Ben Schoon / 9to5Google:
Google says it is investigating an issue caused by Google Drive's desktop app, after users' reports in recent days that some of their files have disappeared  —  Over the past few days, quite a few Google Drive users have noticed files go missing, and now Google is confirming that it is looking …
David Heaney / UploadVR:
Finland-based Varjo launches the XR-4, a $3,990 mixed reality headset aimed at businesses, touting a 120-degree field of view, 4K displays, and more  —  Varjo just announced the XR-4 series, its latest range of ultra high end PC-based headsets for enterprise and governments.
Chloe Cornish / Financial Times:
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.
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.
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