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Experts say the Apple Watch has yet to change patient management as Apple’s efforts in getting FDA approvals and broader acceptance among doctors are lacking (Patrick McGee/Financial Times)

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Patrick McGee / Financial Times:Experts say the Apple Watch has yet to change patient management as Apple’s efforts in getting FDA approvals and broader acceptance among doctors are lacking  —  Device touted as ‘future of health’ has yet to change...

As the “omicron” crypto token soars in value following news of the COVID variant, it is yet another example of how cryptocurrencies create artificial scarcity (Matt Levine/Bloomberg)

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Matt Levine / Bloomberg:As the “omicron” crypto token soars in value following news of the COVID variant, it is yet another example of how cryptocurrencies create artificial scarcity  —  Also ghost kitchens, call spreads and RugSeekers.  —  Omicron  —  The...

India-based grocery delivery startup Zepto emerges from stealth with $60M from Glade Brook Capital, Nexus, Y Combinator, and others (Manish Singh/TechCrunch)

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Manish Singh / TechCrunch:India-based grocery delivery startup Zepto emerges from stealth with $60M from Glade Brook Capital, Nexus, Y Combinator, and others  —  Two 19-year-old entrepreneurs, who have previously collaborated on a number of projects including a ride-hailing commute app...

MaestroQA, whose ML-powered software finds customer service interactions that should be reviewed by a manager, raises $25M Series A led by Base10 Partners (Rebecca Szkutak/Forbes)

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Rebecca Szkutak / Forbes:MaestroQA, whose ML-powered software finds customer service interactions that should be reviewed by a manager, raises $25M Series A led by Base10 Partners  —  Customer service outlets are one of the most direct ways people give companies...

Coinbase erroneously sent “Your 2-step verification settings have been changed” messages to 125,000 customers, prompting confusion and alarm among investors (CNBC)

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CNBC: Coinbase erroneously sent “Your 2-step verification settings have been changed” messages to 125,000 customers, prompting confusion and alarm among investors  —  – Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase acknowledged that it erroneously told about 125,000 customers that their security settings had changed....

Qualtrics to acquire Virginia-based Clarabridge, which offers AI-powered customer experience management tools, for $1.125B in stock (Stephen Nellis/Reuters)

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Stephen Nellis / Reuters: Qualtrics to acquire Virginia-based Clarabridge, which offers AI-powered customer experience management tools, for $1.125B in stock  —  Qualtrics International Inc on Thursday said it would acquire privately held Clarabridge for $1.1 billion in stock.  —  Qualtrics,...

Maine enacts the strongest statewide facial recognition law in the US, prohibiting the use of facial recognition tech in public schools and most police work (ACLU)

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ACLU: Maine enacts the strongest statewide facial recognition law in the US, prohibiting the use of facial recognition tech in public schools and most police work  —  AUGUSTA, Maine – Maine has enacted the country’s strongest statewide facial recognition law. ...

Nvidia announces flagship gaming GPU GeForce RTX 3080 Ti, promises to deliver 1.5x more performance over RTX 2080 Ti, available worldwide on June 3 for $1,199 (Tom Warren/The Verge)

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Tom Warren / The Verge: Nvidia announces flagship gaming GPU GeForce RTX 3080 Ti, promises to deliver 1.5x more performance over RTX 2080 Ti, available worldwide on June 3 for $1,199  —  This is Nvidia’s new flagship gaming GPU  — ...

Ahead of the Epic vs. Apple trial, which starts on Monday, a look at what is at stake, how the trial will work, key witnesses who will testify, and more (David Pierce/Protocol)

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David Pierce / Protocol: Ahead of the Epic vs. Apple trial, which starts on Monday, a look at what is at stake, how the trial will work, key witnesses who will testify, and more  —  On Monday, Apple and Epic...

TSMC says it plans to spend $100B over the next three years to expand its chip fabrication capacity (Debby Wu/Bloomberg)

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Debby Wu / Bloomberg: TSMC says it plans to spend $100B over the next three years to expand its chip fabrication capacity  —  Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. plans to spend $100 billion over the next three years to expand its...