April 21, 2024, 12:55 AM

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Lauren Feiner / The Verge:
The House passes a TikTok divestiture bill with a longer sale deadline as part of a package of Ukraine/Israel aid bills, pressuring the Senate to vote on TikTok  —  The House once again passed a bill that could ban TikTok from the US unless its Chinese parent company ByteDance divests it …
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Gaby Del Valle / The Verge:
President Biden signs the bill reauthorizing FISA's Section 702, extending the controversial warrantless surveillance program through 2026  —  The Senate has passed a bill reauthorizing Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA), a controversial program that allows warrantless spying …
Open-source GameCube and Wii emulator Dolphin is not coming to App Store as Apple doesn't allow JIT recompilers on iOS, possibly due to security considerations  —  Two weeks ago, Apple modified their App Store guidelines to allow retro game emulators in the App Store.
David Cassel / The New Stack:
An interview with Linus Torvalds at the Open Source Summit North America on the XZ Utils exploit, open source development, RISC-V, AI, and more  —  SEATTLE-Linux creator Linus Torvalds sat down Wednesday for a “keynote interview” at the Linux Foundation's Open Source Summit North America in Seattle.
Riho Nagao / Nikkei Asia:
Nvidia will provide the software for Japan's ABCI-Q, a hybrid supercomputer that offers quantum computing capability for drug research and other uses  —  U.S. chip designer to provide software for nation's quantum computing initiative  —  TOKYO — Japan's government-backed technology institute …
Thomas Claburn / The Register:
Researchers: when given 15 CVE descriptions, GPT-4 autonomously exploited 87% of the vulnerabilities, compared to 0% for every other model tested  —  While some other LLMs appear to flat-out suck  —  AI agents, which combine large language models with automation software …
Daniel Wiessner / Reuters:
Google scraps a 2019 policy requiring US suppliers and staffing firms to pay their employees $15 an hour and provide health insurance and other benefits  —  Alphabet Inc's Google (GOOGL.O) on Friday said it will roll back requirements that U.S. suppliers and staffing firms pay their employees …
Filing: a group of FTX investors and customers agree to drop their claims against SBF if he cooperates in cases against celebrities and others who pushed FTX  —  - Pact would release crypto exchange co-founder from claims  — In return he would help them pursue celebrities who pushed FTX

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