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AT&T confirms it paid Trump lawyer Michael Cohen for ‘insights’ on administration — CNBC

AT&T says the company had paid President Donald Trump’s lawyer Michael Cohen for “insights” about the Trump administration, writes Dan Mangan, Kevin Breuninger, and Ryan Ruggiero of CNBC.

Here is the link: https://www.cnbc.com/2018/05/08/att-confirms-it-paid-trump-lawyer-michael-cohen-for-insights-on-administration.html

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Ex-FTX boss Bankman-Fried: ‘I didn’t try to commit fraud’ — BBC

Sam Bankman-Fried, the former boss of collapsed cryptocurrency exchange FTX, has denied committing fraud, writes Ben Derico and James Clayton.

Brazilian regulator seizes iPhones from retail stores as Apple fails to comply with charger requirement — 9To5Mac

As first reported by Tecnoblog, Procon-DF has seized “hundreds...

Twitter won’t restart paid verification until ‘significant impersonations’ stop, Elon Musk says — The Verge

Elon Musk told Twitter employees on Monday that the company won’t relaunch its paid verification subscription, writes Alex Heath.

Researchers say iPhone usage data isn’t as anonymous as Apple claims — Engadget

Code sleuths at Mysk are challenging Apple's vaunted focus on privacy, writes J. Fingas.