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🎢 Binance to Buy FTX in Megadeal of Crypto Exchanges
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🎢 Binance to Buy FTX in Megadeal of Crypto Exchanges

Plus: Twitter's solution for ruining verification is another checkmark, Apple Tracks You Even With Its Own Privacy Protections on, and more…

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Binance to Buy FTX in Megadeal of Crypto Exchanges. The cryptocurrency world was rocked on Tuesday as one of the largest exchanges for digital currencies, seemingly on the verge of collapse, was bailed out by a major rival in a deal that underlined the perils of the industry’s volatility. (David Yaffe-Bellany / The New York Times)


Twitter's solution for ruining verification is another checkmark. Twitter is rolling out another type of checkmark to help distinguish accounts that users actually need to know are real. Although you can pay for a blue checkmark with the new version of Twitter Blue, select accounts for governments, companies, or… (Jay Peters via The Verge)


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Apple Tracks You Even With Its Own Privacy Protections on, Study Says. For all of Apple's talk about how private your iPhone is, the company vacuums up a lot of data about you. iPhones do have a privacy setting that is supposed to turn off that tracking. According to a new report by independent researchers, though… (Thomas Germain / Gizmodo)


Inside Meta's Oversight Board: 2 Years of Pushing Limits. On the morning of Thursday, June 30, 2022, two large luxury buses pulled up to a grand hotel in Menlo Park, California. Milling on the driveway were the members, staffers, and trustees of the Oversight Board. Set up two years ago by Facebook, now… (Steven Levy / WIRED)


The lawsuit that could rewrite the rules of AI copyright. Microsoft, its subsidiary GitHub, and its business partner OpenAI have been targeted in a proposed class action lawsuit alleging that the companies' creation of AI-powered coding assistant GitHub Copilot relies on “software piracy on an… (James Vincent / The Verge)


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