May 3, 2024, 5:45 PM

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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.
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 …
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.
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 …
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 …
Lisa O'Carroll / The Guardian:
Germany “unambiguously” finds that Russian state-backed hacker Fancy Bear was behind cyberattacks in 2023 that took down several German government websites  —  Investigation finds hacker group linked to Russian intelligence responsible for attacks targeting politicians and defence sector
Sources: Fei-Fei Li raised a seed round for a “spatial intelligence” startup using human-like visual data processing to create AI capable of advanced reasoning  —  Prominent computer scientist Fei-Fei Li is building a startup that uses human-like processing of visual data …
Christina A. Cassidy / Associated Press:
In a letter, several Democrats serving as their state's top election officials ask Meta to repeal a policy allowing ads that claim the 2020 election was stolen  —  Several Democrats serving as their state's top election officials have sent a letter to the parent company of Facebook …
Wesley Hilliard / AppleInsider:
Tim Cook says half of Fortune 100 companies have purchased Apple Vision Pro units and that Apple's focus is on getting more apps and more enterprises engaged  —  During the Apple earnings call, Apple CEO Tim Cook shared that half of Fortune 100 companies have purchased Apple Vision Pro units.
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.
Tom Warren / The Verge:

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