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1 Covid is being left off dying certificates in China
Medical professionals are being pressured to quote different causes of dying. (FT $)
+ China’s cracking down on covid-related “gloomy sentiments.” (The Guardian)
+ There’s been an enormous bounce in covid hospitalizations. (Reuters)
+ The correct mix of medication might assist to deal with lengthy covid. (The Atlantic $) 

2 The US Supreme Court is weighing up the way forward for the web
It’s poised to rethink if net platforms are legally chargeable for content material. (NYT $)
+ Firms’ current authorized protections are unpopular amongst tech critics in each main US political events. (FT $)

3 Google is slicing 12,000 jobs
The CEO says it needs to sharpen its give attention to AI. (The Verge)
+ ChatGPT is making it nervous sufficient to name within the large weapons. (NYT $)
+ The proper—and really fallacious—methods to make use of ChatGPT. (WP $)

4 A classy advert rip-off attacked 11 million telephones
It’s one of many largest, most intricate schemes ever uncovered. (Wired $)

5 Twitter is being sued by the specialists it employed to power Elon Musk to purchase it
The consulting agency needs Twitter to cough up $2 million. (Bloomberg $)
+ Elon Musk might seem in courtroom at this time in a separate authorized problem. (The Guardian

6 Weather forecasting has a hype downside
Weather prediction startups are likely to overpromise and underdeliver. (WP $)

7 Should we expect twice about finding out historical DNA?
Extracting DNA from the long-dead is an moral quagmire. (Knowable Magazine)
+ DNA that was frozen for two million years has been sequenced. (MIT Technology Review)

8 It’s powerful to know simply how large the universe actually is
But Henrietta Leavitt’s work gave us a yardstick to measure it with. (Vox)
+ NASA’s return to the moon is off to a rocky begin. (MIT Technology Review)

9 Make approach for the podcast-hosting youngster prodigies
One host began his personal present at simply seven years outdated. (The Guardian)

10 Don’t let that cute canine photograph idiot you 🐶
Toxic concepts might be simply masked on-line behind animal imagery. (Slate $)

Quote of the day

“It’s the identical criminals, they’re simply repainting their get-away vehicles.”

—Bill Siegel, chief government officer and co-founder of cyber extortion response firm Coveware, displays on how a core group of hackers is behind the overwhelming majority of ransomware assaults, Bloomberg stories.

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