Day: June 23, 2022

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FBI, CISA, and ODNI, with support from NSA, say an APT “likely Russian in origin” is responsible for all or most of the recently discovered hacks of US agencies (Catalin Cimpanu/ZDNet)

 Catalin Cimpanu / ZDNet: FBI, CISA, and ODNI, with support from NSA, say an APT “likely Russian in origin”...
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French startup Swile, which offers an app to manage employee benefits, raises $200M Series D led by SoftBank at a $1B+ valuation (Romain Dillet/TechCrunch)

 Romain Dillet / TechCrunch: French startup Swile, which offers an app to manage employee benefits, raises $200M Series D...
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Interview with two Apple executives about changes to multitasking in iPadOS 15, SharePlay, Universal Control, Quick Note, and more (Matthew Panzarino/TechCrunch)

 Matthew Panzarino / TechCrunch: Interview with two Apple executives about changes to multitasking in iPadOS 15, SharePlay, Universal Control,...
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Safari’s extremely slow pace in adopting popular features and fixing showstopping bugs, and refusal to engage with contentious API proposals, is harming the web (Tim Perry/HTTP Toolkit)

 Tim Perry / HTTP Toolkit: Safari’s extremely slow pace in adopting popular features and fixing showstopping bugs, and refusal...
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Internal Amazon documents show Amazon was aware of the practice of employees using pee bottles, identifying it as a “Tier 1” infraction that can lead to firing (Ken Klippenstein/The Intercept)

 Ken Klippenstein / The Intercept: Internal Amazon documents show Amazon was aware of the practice of employees using pee...
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Apple Support article says lost AirTags will be readable by any NFC-enabled device, including Android devices, when in Lost Mode (Filipe Espósito/9to5Mac)

 Filipe Espósito / 9to5Mac: Apple Support article says lost AirTags will be readable by any NFC-enabled device, including Android...
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Game streaming services like Xbox Game Pass allow disabled gamers to try new games without wasting money on potentially inaccessible games (Grant Stoner/Wired)

 Grant Stoner / Wired: Game streaming services like Xbox Game Pass allow disabled gamers to try new games without...
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Thomson Reuters says it will spend $500M-$600M over two years to develop its AI and ML tools as it transitions to a “content-driven technology company” (Reuters)

 Reuters: Thomson Reuters says it will spend $500M-$600M over two years to develop its AI and ML tools...
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Dutch online supermarket Crisp raises €30M Series B led by Target Global, bringing its total raised to €46M (Charlotte Tucker/EU-Startups)

 Charlotte Tucker / EU-Startups: Dutch online supermarket Crisp raises €30M Series B led by Target Global, bringing its total...
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Miami-based Pipe, a trading service that helps companies with recurring revenue streams access capital, raises $250M at a $2B valuation (Mary Ann Azevedo/TechCrunch)

 Mary Ann Azevedo / TechCrunch: Miami-based Pipe, a trading service that helps companies with recurring revenue streams access capital,...