California Governor Gavin Newsom vetoes a bill that requires a human safety operator in heavy-duty self-driving trucks on public roads (Abhirup Roy/Reuters)

Abhirup Roy / Reuters: California Governor Gavin Newsom vetoes a bill that requires a human safety operator in heavy-duty self-driving trucks on public roads  —  California Governor Gavin Newsom late on Friday... Read more »

Researchers and US agencies are overhauling or ending the study of political and medical misinfo due to pressure from Rep. Jim Jordan and other conservatives (Washington Post)

Washington Post: Researchers and US agencies are overhauling or ending the study of political and medical misinfo due to pressure from Rep. Jim Jordan and other conservatives  —  An escalating campaign, led... Read more »

Sources: India will delay its import license requirement for laptops and tablets by a year and instead plans a simpler import registration process from November (Reuters)

Reuters: Sources: India will delay its import license requirement for laptops and tablets by a year and instead plans a simpler import registration process from November  —  India will defer an import... Read more »

A look at Scattered Spider, which experts say is a group of 17 to 22-year-old native English speakers likely behind the MGM and 52+ other hacks since March 2022 (Reuters)

Reuters: A look at Scattered Spider, which experts say is a group of 17 to 22-year-old native English speakers likely behind the MGM and 52+ other hacks since March 2022  —  About... Read more »

A look at chip equipment makers, like Applied Materials, pushing the boundaries of sculpting materials at the atomic level, in a quest to make chips faster (Christopher Mims/Wall Street Journal)

Christopher Mims / Wall Street Journal: A look at chip equipment makers, like Applied Materials, pushing the boundaries of sculpting materials at the atomic level, in a quest to make chips faster ... Read more »

A look at Microsoft's Surface business as device revenue plunged in FY 2023 after growing steadily since FY 2014, as a major correction hits the wider PC market (Ed Bott/ZDNet)

Ed Bott / ZDNet: A look at Microsoft’s Surface business as device revenue plunged in FY 2023 after growing steadily since FY 2014, as a major correction hits the wider PC market ... Read more »

A writer whose AI-assisted essay went viral reflects on testing GPT-3 early, Sudowrite's novel generator, and whether AI is good for writers and literature (Vauhini Vara/Wired)

Vauhini Vara / Wired: A writer whose AI-assisted essay went viral reflects on testing GPT-3 early, Sudowrite’s novel generator, and whether AI is good for writers and literature  —  Despite my success... Read more »

Doc: Booking.com accuses the EU of using "misleading" and "selective" facts to block its €1.63B Etraveli acquisition and plans to challenge any ban in court (Javier Espinoza/Financial Times)

Javier Espinoza / Financial Times: Doc: Booking.com accuses the EU of using “misleading” and “selective” facts to block its €1.63B Etraveli acquisition and plans to challenge any ban in court  —  US... Read more »

A look at the antitrust activists attending the DOJ's Google antitrust trial every day and documenting their observations through social media and newsletters (Paresh Dave/Wired)

Paresh Dave / Wired: A look at the antitrust activists attending the DOJ’s Google antitrust trial every day and documenting their observations through social media and newsletters  —  A historic antitrust trial... Read more »

Sources: SpaceX isn't planning to test its direct to cell service with T-Mobile until 2024 as SpaceX works on technical kinks, after a planned late 2023 rollout (Becky Peterson/The Information)

Becky Peterson / The Information: Sources: SpaceX isn’t planning to test its direct to cell service with T-Mobile until 2024 as SpaceX works on technical kinks, after a planned late 2023 rollout ... Read more »