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April 12, 2024, 11:40 AM

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Brian Krebs / Krebs on Security:
CISA is investigating a breach at business intelligence company Sisense; sources: the attackers copied several terabytes of customer data, including credentials  —  The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) said today it is investigating a breach at business intelligence …
Abner Li / 9to5Google:
Google is discontinuing its Google One VPN in the coming months due to a lack of use; Google's free Pixel VPN that debuted in 2022 with the Pixel 7 will remain  —  Back in October of 2020, Google One introduced a VPN that later became available on all plans and platforms.
Reuters:
A UK judge throws out Apple's motion to dismiss a ~$979M lawsuit representing 1,500+ UK-based developers alleging that the App Store's 30% commission is unfair  —  Apple (AAPL.O) on Friday lost a bid to throw out a mass lawsuit valued at just under $1 billion, brought in London on behalf …
Liza Lin / Wall Street Journal:
Sources: earlier in 2024, China told its largest telecom carriers to phase out foreign chips from their networking equipment by 2027, in a blow to Intel and AMD  —  Beijing's move is the latest installment in a U.S.-China technology war that is splintering the global chip industry
Karissa Bell / Engadget:
Jason Koebler / 404 Media:
Researchers say they haven't found “strikingly novel compounds” after analyzing a subset of the 2.2M new crystals DeepMind claimed its AI tool GNoME discovered  —  In November, Google's AI outfit DeepMind published a press release titled “Millions of new materials discovered with deep learning.”
Lawrence Abrams / BleepingComputer:
OpenTable plans to display members' first names and profile photos on all reviews, including past reviews, starting May 22 in a bid to provide more transparency  —  Restaurant reservation platform OpenTable says that all reviews on the platform will no longer be fully anonymous starting …
Bloomberg:
Adobe used images created by tools like Midjourney and uploaded to its stock marketplace by users, to train Firefly; Adobe says ~5% of images were AI-generated  —  Company promotes its tool as safe from content scraped from the internet.  —  When Adobe Inc. released its Firefly image-generating software …
Hannah Miller / Bloomberg:
Berachain, a bear-themed crypto project building a Layer 1 blockchain, raised a $100M Series B through a SAFT, a simple agreement for future tokens  —  - The platform positions itself as a community-driven blockchain  — Funds will be used to expand international footprint

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