Profile of Jann Horn, a 22-year-old Zurich-based researcher who helped discover Meltdown and Spectre flaws while working for Google’s Project Zero (Bloomberg)

Bloomberg: Profile of Jann Horn, a 22-year-old Zurich-based researcher who helped discover Meltdown and Spectre flaws while working for Google’s Project Zero  —  Horn stumbled

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China Labor Watch report finds some workers at Catcher iPhone plant worked around noxious chemicals when safety equipment was not present; Apple, Catcher deny (Bloomberg)

Bloomberg: China Labor Watch report finds some workers at Catcher iPhone plant worked around noxious chemicals when safety equipment was not present; Apple, Catcher deny 

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Sources: China is escalating clampdown on cryptocurrency trading, targeting platforms that offer exchange-like services, following last year’s ban on exchanges (Bloomberg)

Bloomberg: Sources: China is escalating clampdown on cryptocurrency trading, targeting platforms that offer exchange-like services, following last year’s ban on exchanges  —  Focus on exchange-like

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More Chinese-born tech workers now return home from the US for faster salary growth, no “bamboo ceiling”, and chance to work with high volumes of intimate data (Bloomberg)

Bloomberg: More Chinese-born tech workers now return home from the US for faster salary growth, no “bamboo ceiling”, and chance to work with high volumes

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As China mulls regulating power-hungry bitcoin mining, some of the biggest miners including Bitmain, BTC.Top, and ViaBTC open facilities in US, Canada, Iceland (Bloomberg)

Bloomberg: As China mulls regulating power-hungry bitcoin mining, some of the biggest miners including Bitmain, BTC.Top, and ViaBTC open facilities in US, Canada, Iceland  — 

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Court sanctions Apple over failure to produce documents in FTC’s lawsuit against Qualcomm, orders fine of $25K/day starting Dec. 16 until it turns over the docs (Bloomberg)

Bloomberg: Court sanctions Apple over failure to produce documents in FTC’s lawsuit against Qualcomm, orders fine of $ 25K/day starting Dec. 16 until it turns

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Tax overhaul bars cryptocurrency owners from deferring capital gains taxes when trading one type of virtual currency for another (Bloomberg)

Bloomberg: Tax overhaul bars cryptocurrency owners from deferring capital gains taxes when trading one type of virtual currency for another  —  Change makes trading one

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