10 things in tech: Tim Cook testifies, Microsoft on Gates, Theranos trial

 10 things in tech: Tim Cook testifies, Microsoft on Gates, Theranos trial

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1. The family behind viral video ‘Charlie Bit My Finger’ sold it as an NFT. The original video is set to be deleted from YouTube after the $760,000 sale. More on the auction here.

2. We may hear details of Elizabeth Holmes’ lavish lifestyle during the Theranos founder’s fraud trial. Judge Edward Davila ruled the government can bring up evidence that shows Holmes wished to become wealthy using her blood-testing company’s status. More on the upcoming trial.

3. A current Googler shared his account of the firm’s ethical AI team turmoil. Engineer Blake Lemoine highlighted differences in the way he and fired researcher Timnit Gebru were treated, saying “Timnit was blackballed.” Why he thinks Google is bleeding talent.

4. Tim Cook testified on Friday in the Epic Games lawsuit. The Apple CEO made a rare appearance to defend his…

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