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Google warns of new spyware targeting iOS and Android users — Wired

Google’s Threat Analysis Group and Project Zero vulnerability analysis team published findings about the iOS version of a spyware product attributed to the Italian developer RCS Labs, writes Lily Hay Newman.

Here is the link: https://www.wired.com/story/hermit-spyware-rcs-labs/

Read Google’s Threat Analysis Group (TAG) blog post here: https://blog.google/threat-analysis-group/italian-spyware-vendor-targets-users-in-italy-and-kazakhstan/

Find the update by Ian Beer from Google’s Project Zero here: https://googleprojectzero.blogspot.com/2022/06/curious-case-carrier-app.html

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Google to relaunch Gemini AI picture generator in a ‘few weeks’ following mounting criticism of inaccurate images — CNBC

Google plans to relaunch its image-generation AI tool in the next “few weeks,” according to Google DeepMind CEO Demis Hassabis, writes Hayden Field. 

Broadcom divests End-User Computing to KKR in $4B deal

Broadcom has agreed to sell its End-User Computing (EUC) division to investment firm KKR in a deal valued at $4 billion. This move will see the division, which focuses on digital workspace solutions, becoming an independent company following the sale's completion.

Myko AI raises $2.7M

Miami, Fl-based Myko, an AI platform provider focused on analyzing sales and revenue data, has secured $2.7 million in seed funding.

Reddit hasn’t turned a profit in nearly 20 years, but it just filed to go public anyway — CNN

Reddit — which is not yet profitable — says it seeks to grow its business through advertising, more e-commerce offerings and by licensing its data to other companies to train their artificial intelligence models, writes Clare Duffy and John Towfighi.

Leidos awarded $143M Defense Intelligence Agency technology platform contract

Leidos has obtained a task order contract from the Defense Intelligence Agency's (DIA) Science & Technology Directorate. This contract tasks Leidos with the creation and implementation of a comprehensive system for managing open-source intelligence