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February 12, 2024, 1:50 PM

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Ben Hall / Financial Times:
Ukraine's GUR military intelligence unit says Russian forces are using Starlink terminals on the front line, confirming media reports of Russia using Starlink  —  Adoption of satellite internet service by Moscow's troops ‘systemic’  —  Russian forces are using Starlink terminals on the front line …
Nilay Patel / The Verge:
Q&A with the US DOJ's Jonathan Kanter on the Antitrust Division, its Google search monopolization and ad tech cases, media consolidation, the EU's DMA, and more  —  The assistant attorney general says “the resonance these issues have is something that I've never witnessed in my lifetime.”
Jordan Novet / CNBC:
Analysts estimate Microsoft Azure's revenue, fueled in part by AI growth, is ~75% as big as AWS', up from ~50% five years ago  —  - Microsoft's cloud is growing significantly faster than Amazon Web Services of late, thanks in part to its cozy OpenAI relationship.
More: Benzinga and MSPoweruser
Wes Davis / The Verge:
A crowd in San Francisco destroyed a Waymo car on February 11, amid tensions over autonomous vehicles; Waymo says the car “was not transporting any riders”  —  A person jumped on the hood of a Waymo driverless taxi and smashed its windshield in San Francisco's Chinatown last night around 9PM PT …
Elena Schneider / Politico:
Biden's campaign made its first TikTok post, during the Super Bowl, a year after the White House forced US agencies to remove the app from government devices  —  The move comes about a year after the Biden White House demanded federal agencies remove the app from federal government devices.

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