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As pressure mounts on Big Tech to do more to protect the youngest users, Snap is launching a new family center that will allow parents to see who their kids are friends with on Snap and report suspicious accounts.

It’s part of a wave of new kid safety features being launched by tech giants, including Meta and Apple. But Snap has an arguably bigger hill to climb in implementing these features than either of those companies. To get parents of teens to use Snap’s parental controls, first, parents of teens need to actually use Snap.

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As pressure mounts on Big Tech to do more to protect the youngest users, Snap is launching a new family center that will allow parents to see who their kids are friends with on Snap and report suspicious accounts.

It’s part of a wave of new kid safety features being launched by tech giants, including Meta and Apple. But Snap has an arguably bigger hill to climb in implementing these features than either of those companies. To get parents of teens to use Snap’s parental controls, first, parents of teens need to actually use Snap.

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North Korean hackers used Tornado Cash, a mixer platform for cryptocurrencies, to launder funds. That's according to the U.S. Treasury Department, which imposed sanctions on the USDC and ETH wallet addresses associated with the protocol Monday.

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Google has filed a new patent infringement lawsuit against Sonos, alleging the violation of four patents. Most of the claims focus on voice assistant functionality; Google alleges that Sonos began violating its patents when Sonos introduced its own voice assistant this summer.

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Twilio disclosed that a cyberattack involving the theft of employee credentials allowed attackers to access data from "a limited number" of customer accounts.

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Block reported second-quarter earnings that just topped analysts’ estimates, but shares fell as investors digested the effect of the macroeconomic environment on the company’s core payments businesses. Bitcoin volume also dragged on total revenue.

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Meta announced Thursday it had banned Cyber Front Z, a pro-Russia troll group that purported to mobilize harassment by supporters of Vladimir Putin's war in Ukraine through a public Telegram channel.

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Coinbase said Thursday that it has partnered with BlackRock to give the world’s biggest asset manager’s clients access to bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.

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Workers at Blizzard Albany, a subsidiary of game publisher Activision Blizzard formerly known as the studio Vicarious Visions that works on the popular Diablo franchise, said on Wednesday that studio management plans to fight their decision to unionize with the Communications Workers of America.

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Binance co-founder Yi He will take over Binance Labs, the crypto powerhouse’s multibillion-dollar venture capital arm, the company said Wednesday.

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