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Binance founder Changpeng ‘CZ’ Zhao sentenced to 4 months in prison — Gizmodo

Zhao pleaded guilty to money laundering violations as part of Binance’s agreement with the United States Department of Justice, writes Maxwell Zeff in Gizmodo. 

Apple reaches $25M settlement with the DOJ for discriminating against US residents during hiring — Engadget

The DOJ said that Apple's hiring practices favored visa holders and left out US citizens and permanent residents, writes Pranav Dixit. 

Biden signs first-ever executive order on AI safety and security

President Biden has issued an Executive Order focused on the responsible development and application of artificial intelligence (AI).

Google paid $26 billion in 2021 to become the default search engine on browsers and phones — CNBC

Google paid $26.3 billion to be the default search engine on mobile phones and web browsers in 2021, according to a slide made public Friday in a federal antitrust trial against the company, writes Lauren Feiner. 

Google complies with Hong Kong data requests after vowing not to — PCMag

Google has reportedly complied with data requests from Hong Kong's government despite an earlier pledge not to offer the city user data without the...