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June 12, 2024, 1:25 PM

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Mariella Moon / Engadget:
X says the platform will make Likes private for everyone this week, meaning users will no longer be able to see who liked someone else's post  —  Likes on the website will no longer cause PR crises for public figures.  —  Thanks to X showing what its users “like” on its platform …
Verne Kopytoff / Fortune:
In an interview, OpenAI CTO Mira Murati responded to Elon Musk's denouncement of Apple's OpenAI deal, saying OpenAI cares deeply about user privacy and security  —  A top OpenAI executive defended her company against Elon Musk, a day after the billionaire CEO described the integration …
Ina Fried / Axios:
IBM and Xerox PARC engineer Lynn Conway, who helped shape the way chips are designed and undertook a gender transition in 1968, died last weekend at age 86  —  - In the 1970s, Conway helped author “Introduction to VLSI Systems,” a seminal book in the field of chip design that became …
Andrew Cunningham / Ars Technica:
Apple developer documentation: macOS 15 Sequoia will let virtual machine users sign into iCloud and Apple ID-related services, which was previously not possible  —  It only works for macOS 15 guests on macOS 15 hosts, but it's a big improvement.  —  We've written before about Apple's handy …
Ivan Mehta / TechCrunch:
A list of apps that Apple “Sherlocked” at WWDC 2024, like 1Password and LastPass, call transcription apps like Truecaller, and custom emoji apps like Newji  —  Apple has been on a spree of late, announcing a host of new features for its various devices earlier this week at its Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC).
Sean Michael Kerner / VentureBeat:
Stability AI releases Stable Diffusion 3 Medium, intended to be a smaller yet capable model on consumer GPUs, with 2B parameters, compared to SD3 Large's 8B  —  Bigger isn't always better, especially when it comes to running generative AI models on commodity hardware.
Hayden Field / CNBC:
Elon Musk withdraws his lawsuit against OpenAI, Sam Altman, and Greg Brockman, filed in California in February 2024 over breach of contract and fiduciary duty  —  Elon Musk on Tuesday withdrew his lawsuit against OpenAI and two of the company's co-founders, Sam Altman and Greg Brockman, in California state court.
Ryan Vlastelica / Bloomberg:
Apple's stock closed up 7.3% at $207.15 on June 11, its biggest one-day jump since November 2022, for a $3.18T market cap, just under Microsoft's $3.22T  —  - The return to all-time high comes after Monday conference  — Shares have underperformed most other big tech names this year
Wall Street Journal:
Sources and documents detail how Elon Musk blurred boundaries with female employees at SpaceX, including having sex with an employee and a former intern  —  The billionaire founder had sex with an employee and a former intern, and asked a woman at his company to have his babies
Mark Gurman / Bloomberg:
Sources: Samsung is combining its AI-focused research centers in Toronto and Mountain View to improve operations; ex-Apple exec Murat Akbacak will run the group  —  - Company is combining Toronto and California research centers  — Apple's Murat Akbacak will be leading the new division
Diana Li / Bloomberg:
Filings: Michael Dell plans to sell 10M Dell shares worth $1.3B, after selling $1.6B in shares earlier in 2024; Dell sold $1.7B in 1999 before the bubble burst  —  - Dell filed to sell 10 million shares now worth $1.3 billion  — His hardware company surged this year on AI optimism
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