February 10, 2024, 11:55 AM

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Rachel Graf / Bloomberg:
Joint filing: Apple and Rivos say they reached a deal to settle Apple's 2022 lawsuit accusing the SoC startup of poaching 40+ engineers to steal trade secrets  —  In a joint court filing Friday, the companies told a judge they're aiming to finalize an accord that resolves their claims against each other by March 15.
New York Attorney General expands her October 2023 lawsuit against DCG, Genesis, and Gemini, tripling the size of their alleged fraud from Gemini Earn to $3B+  —  New York Attorney General Letitia James on Friday expanded her lawsuit against Digital Currency Group and other cryptocurrency defendants …
Lucas Ropek / Gizmodo:
A Canadian minister says the country plans to ban devices that copy wireless signals for remote keyless entry, like Flipper Zero, to combat auto theft  —  The tiny hacking device has been viewed as a threat by law enforcement.  Now it looks like a major western government is trying to ban it.
Pranav Dixit / Engadget:
Arc Search's Browse for Me feature, which makes a custom web page with search result summaries, faces a backlash over concerns about web traffic and ad revenue  —  Arc browser's new feature summarizes search results, cheating those pages' creators out of valuable web traffic.
Hayden Field / CNBC:
A look at Aware, whose AI tools let companies track employee sentiment and weed out toxicity by monitoring employee chatter on Slack, Teams, and other apps  —  - Aware, an AI firm specializing in analyzing employee messages, said companies including Walmart, Delta, T-Mobile …
How cheap power and friendly ties with China made Ethiopia, where almost half the population has no access to electricity, a haven for Chinese Bitcoin miners  —  Cheap power and friendly relations with China have made the Horn of Africa country a top pick for Chinese Bitcoin miners
Ivan Mehta / TechCrunch:
Notion acquires Skiff, which raised $14.2M to offer end-to-end encrypted file storage, docs, calendar events, and email; Skiff will shut down after six months  —  Notion launched its new calendar based on Cron last month, but its productivity suit can soon have more privacy-focused offerings.
Allison Johnson / The Verge:
Gemini on Android is more useful than regular Assistant thanks to Google services integration, but it's not good at picking up on context and can be frustrating  —  I don't know how to say this, but sometimes the emotional labor of opening another app on my phone and typing in some text is just too much.
Nicolás Rivero / Washington Post:
Bollegraaf, the world's biggest builder of recycling plants, partners with AI startup Greyparrot to retrofit thousands of plants with AI tools for sorting waste  —  The world's biggest builder of recycling plants says it will retrofit thousands of waste plants with AI tools to better sort recycling

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