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June 17, 2024, 2:35 AM

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Mark Gurman / Bloomberg:
A look at Apple's slow rollout of AI features, impressive visionOS 2 beta, plans for thinnest, lightest devices in tech, including a phone in the iPhone 17 line  —  Apple will gradually roll out its new Intelligence features over several months, seeking to avoid the pitfalls that have plagued other AI systems.
Brian Krebs / Krebs on Security:
Report: alleged ringleader of the Scattered Spider hacking group was arrested in Spain; sources: the accused is a 22-year-old Scottish man named Tyler Buchanan  —  A 22-year-old man from the United Kingdom arrested this week in Spain is allegedly the ringleader of Scattered Spider …
Sheila Dang / Reuters:
Survey: 52% of US and 63% of UK respondents say they would be uneasy with news produced mostly using AI; 59% worry about false news content online, up 3% YoY  —  Global concerns about the use of AI in news production and misinformation are growing, a report published by the Reuters Institute …
Thomas Germain / BBC:NEW
Copywriters detail how AI is changing their jobs, with some seeing a new line of work to make AI-generated text sound more human, a job that pays a lot less  —  If you're worried about how AI will affect your job, the world of copywriters may offer a glimpse of the future.
Ari Saperstein / The Guardian:
How Apple added support for automatic transcript generation in the Podcast app, a feature highly requested by both disabled users and podcast creators  —  Apple rolled out a feature highly requested by both disabled users and podcast creators.  Why did it take so long?
Blake Brittain / Reuters:
A Texas federal jury orders Amazon to pay nearly $122M to adtech company AlmondNet for infringing on two patents related to personalized ad targeting  —  Amazon (AMZN.O) must pay nearly $122 million for violating another company's rights in targeted internet advertising technology, a Texas federal jury said on Friday.
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Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Wells Fargo's credit card with fintech startup Bilt, rewarding rent payments and gaining 1M+ signups in 18 months, costs the bank up to $10M per month  —  Bank is renegotiating deal with startup after incorrectly forecasting key revenue drivers  —  When Charlie Scharf took over as CEO …
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