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February 10, 2024, 4:35 PM

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Wes Davis / The Verge:
Google One crosses 100M subscribers, highlighting Google's efforts to move users away from its free plans; YouTube Premium also hit 100M subscribers in February  —  Google CEO Sundar Pichai announced Friday that his company has logged 100 million subscriptions to Google One …
Hayden Field / CNBC:
A look at Aware, whose AI tools let companies track real-time employee sentiment and flag toxicity by monitoring staff chatter on Slack, Teams, and other apps  —  - Aware, an AI firm specializing in analyzing employee messages, said companies including Walmart, Delta, T-Mobile …
Lucas Ropek / Gizmodo:
A Canadian minister says the government plans to ban devices that copy wireless signals for remote keyless entry, like the 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 creates custom webpages with search result summaries, faces a backlash over concerns about losing monetizable traffic  —  Arc browser's new feature summarizes search results, cheating those pages' creators out of valuable web traffic.
Reuters:
New York Attorney General expands her October 2023 lawsuit against DCG, Genesis, and Gemini Trust, tripling the size of their alleged Gemini Earn fraud to $3B+  —  New York Attorney General Letitia James on Friday expanded her lawsuit against Digital Currency Group and other cryptocurrency defendants …
Bloomberg:
Crypto startups like Blast are offering loyalty points to lure users, without detailing the rewards; Blast has attracted $1.3B in crypto since November 2023  —  - Blast has lured $1.3 billion worth of crypto since November  — Most programs haven't said what their points can be used for
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.
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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