New York Times: A look at FTX, Binance, BitMEX, and their once North America-based founders, who run exchanges for highly-leveraged crypto derivatives trading outside the US  —  A new generation of industry leaders has set up offshore trading exchanges largely beyond the reach of American regulators.

Che Pan / South China Morning Post: Chinese chip manufacturer Tsinghua Unigroup, which is saddled with ~$30.8B in liabilities, is seeking a huge bailout from investors amid bankruptcy proceedings  —  Unigroup requires a strategic investor with minimum total assets worth US$7.7 billion or US$3.1 billion in minimum net assets …

Sami Fathi / MacRumors: Mark Gurman: Face ID on the Mac is likely coming within a couple of years, and all iPhones and iPads will transition to Face ID within that timeframe, too  —  Apple plans to bring Face ID to the Mac within the next “couple of years,” respected Bloomberg journalist Mark Gurman said today in the latest edition of his Power On newsletter.

Bloomberg: In a blow to the edtech sector, China orders tutoring companies teaching the school curriculum to go non-profit, bans them from IPOs and raising foreign capital  —  – After-school tutors can’t raise capital or float shares  — Sweeping curbs will up-end a once-thriving, big-money sector

Offices divided? As workers return, some businesses will treat the unvaccinated differently  The Columbian

Oregon law prohibits mandating health care workers, emergency services to vaccinate  The Register-Guard

Veteran attorney Bob Steptoe earns highest honor from West Virginia Bar Association  WV News

Employment Law Attorneys, Blumenthal Nordrehaug Bhowmik De Blouw LLP, File Lawsuit Against Bigge Crane and Rigging Co., LLC for Allegedly Failing to Pay Sick Pay Wages  Yahoo Finance

How facial recognition went from bad TV to Big Brother  Action News Now

Westerly, former HR director settle lawsuit; town admits no guilt  The Westerly Sun

Stephanie Kirchgaessner / The Guardian: WhatsApp CEO says they had recorded an attack against 1,400 users over a two-week period in 2019, casting doubts on NSO defenses in a Pegasus investigation  —  Will Cathcart claims government officials around the world among 1,400 WhatsApp users targeted in 2019

Mario Batali Sex Harassment Settlement, Tax On Victims, Tax Break To Batali  Forbes

Former U.S. Government Employee Pleads Guilty to Sexual Abuse and Obscenity Offenses Committed Over 14 Years  Department of Justice

Justices Urged To Not Give Courts Power Over Certain Awards  Law360

Schlumberger Asks For Early Win After Justices’ Wage Ruling  Law360

Calif. Hospital Loses Bid To Block Virus Hazard Pay Law  Law360

Alex Heath / The Verge: Facebook brings its cloud gaming service to iPhones and iPads through a progressive web app, with games using Facebook Pay to accept in-game purchases  —  But will people know how to find it?  —  Starting Friday, Facebook is bringing its nascent cloud gaming service to iPhones and iPads through …

Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai / VICE: After initially taking down posts with the phrase “Death to Khamenei”, Facebook now says it will allow the chant for a two-week period, amid protests in Iran  —  After the company took down several posts on Instagram that included the popular protest chant against Iran’s ruler …

Filipe Espósito / 9to5Mac: Sources: Apple is testing a new external display with a dedicated Apple-made SoC that includes a Neural Engine  —  Apple’s Pro Display XDR has been available for quite some time now, but there are still no rumors about an updated version of its high-priced display in the near term.