March 22, 2024, 9:05 PM

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Ivan Mehta / TechCrunch:
In its lawsuit, the US DOJ says “Apple deploys privacy and security justifications as an elastic shield that can stretch or contract” to serve its interests  —  The U.S. Department of Justice sued Apple Thursday over monopolistic practices.  The complaint accuses Apple of moulding …
Lauren Feiner / The Verge:
Some experts say the DOJ's Apple lawsuit makes a strong case for harm to consumers and developers, but proving Apple's market power could be challenging  —  The Department of Justice's antitrust division has come into its own, having filed its third tech monopoly lawsuit in four years.
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Mark Gurman / Bloomberg:
Sources: Apple is winding down an in-house effort to create microLED displays and is eliminating several dozen display engineering roles in the US and Asia  —  - Project would have been its first push into homegrown screens  — Move involves cutting several dozen engineering roles
RT Watson / The Block:
Worldcoin announces Personal Custody, which saves biometric data captured by the Orb on users' personal devices, and plans to open source the Orb's software  —  - With “Personal Custody” people signing up for a World ID will no longer be given the option to have their biometric data stored and encrypted.
Raffaele Huang / Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Apple held talks to use Baidu's AI tech in its devices in China, as part of looking for a local provider to comply with China's AI model requirements  —  iPhone maker may need a partner in the country to navigate regulatory hurdles  —  SINGAPORE—Apple has held preliminary talks …
Brian Krebs / Krebs on Security:
Mozilla ends a partnership with Onerep, which lets users remove data from people-search sites, after a report showed Onerep's CEO founded dozens of such sites  —  The nonprofit organization that supports the Firefox web browser said today it is winding down its new partnership with Onerep …
Sources: OpenAI is meeting with Hollywood studios, media executives, and others to form partnerships to encourage filmmakers to integrate Sora into their work  —  - Startup pitching its new AI video generation tool, Sora  — CEO Altman attended LA parties during Oscars weekend
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
Researchers reveal a hotel keycard hacking technique that can let a hacker almost instantly open RFID-based Saflok locks used in 3M doors across 13K properties  —  The company behind the Saflok-brand door locks is offering a fix, but it may take months or years to reach some hotels.
Kashmir Hill / New York Times:
GM says it has stopped sharing driving data with two data brokers, after a report showed GM and others collecting and sharing data without clear consent  —  G.M. had provided information about braking, acceleration and speed to LexisNexis Risk Solution and Verisk, firms that generated driver risk profiles for insurers.
Kate Rooney / CNBC:
Sources: Anthropic has ruled out taking any Saudi money over national security concerns, as investors jostle to buy into FTX's 8% stake that is now worth ~$1B  —  Deep-pocketed, sovereign wealth funds are among the investors clamoring to get a stake in Anthropic, the red-hot artificial intelligence startup that's taking on OpenAI.
Ashley Belanger / Ars Technica:
Some users on Instagram and Threads complain that a new setting to limit political content, which Meta announced in February, is enabled by default  —  Instagram never directly told users it was limiting political content by default.  —  Instagram users have started complaining on X …
Ben Schoon / 9to5Google:
Google plans to remove the ability to download third-party apps and watch faces for all Fitbit smartwatches in the EU in June, citing “regulatory requirements”  —  Google has announced that, in a few months, third-party apps and watch faces will be removed from all Fitbit smartwatches used in the European Union.

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