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May 3, 2024, 9:30 PM

Top News

Tom Warren / The Verge:
Microsoft outlines security principles and goals tied to executive compensation packages, following a scathing US Cyber Safety Review Board report in April 2024  —  - Protect identities and secrets. … - Protect tenants and isolate production systems. … - Protect networks.
Alex Kantrowitz / Big Technology:
Elon Musk says he wants Grok to create news summaries by relying solely on X posts, without looking at article text, and improved story citations are coming  —  Musk emails with details on AI-powered news inside X. An AI bot will summarize news and commentary, sometimes looking through tens of thousands of posts per story.
Mark Gurman / Bloomberg:
What to expect from Apple's May 7 event: OLED iPad Pros possibly with M4 chips, 10.9" and 12.9" iPad Airs, and updates to the Apple Pencil and Magic Keyboard  —  Company gears up to update its tablets for the first time since 2022  —  It's been more than 18 months since Apple Inc. last updated …
Nikhilesh De / CoinDesk:
Russian national Alexander Vinnik, one of the operators of crypto exchange BTC-e from 2011 to 2017, pleads guilty to conspiracy to commit money laundering  —  Vinnik was first arrested in 2017, but faced a lengthy extradition process that saw him spend time in Greece and France before being sent to the U.S.
Ashley Stewart / Business Insider:
Sources: Bill Gates remains intimately involved in Microsoft's operations, advising on strategy, nurturing Microsoft's relationship with Sam Altman, and more  —  Insiders say he's still pulling the strings at Microsoft  —  In 2017, just before Microsoft forged a partnership …
Alison Snyder / Axios:
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Filing: Google pushes back on Epic's demands after its antitrust win, saying the proposed remedies are “unnecessary” and “far beyond the scope” of the verdict  —  In a new filing, Google is pushing back against Fortnite maker Epic Games' numerous proposed remedies …
Apple:
Apple reports Q2 revenue down 4% YoY to $90.75B, net income down 2% to $23.64B, and announces a $110B share buyback, its largest yet  —  Services revenue reaches new all-time record  —  EPS sets March quarter record  —  Apple® today announced financial results for its fiscal 2024 second quarter ended March 30, 2024.
Wesley Hilliard / AppleInsider:
Jess Weatherbed / The Verge:
Google says 400M+ Google Accounts have used passkeys since the rollout, logging 1B+ authentications, and expands passkeys to its Advanced Protection Program  —  Google is kicking off World Password Day by updating us on its efforts toward replacing the often hacked, guessed, and stolen form of authentication with passkeys.
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