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Filing: Elliott Management sold all of its 10M shares in Twitter in Q2 amid Musk's takeover bid; the hedge fund had no common stock in Twitter as of June 30 (Antoine Gara/Financial Times)

Antoine Gara / Financial Times: Filing: Elliott Management sold all of its 10M shares in Twitter in Q2 amid Musk's takeover bid; the hedge fund had no common stock in Twitter as of June 30  —  Activist investor held 10mn shares as they rallied on news of Tesla founder's $44bn takeover  —  The activist hedge fund Elliott …

Sources: Apple sets a return-to-office deadline of September 5, for Tuesdays, Thursdays, and a regular third day that will be determined by individual teams (Mark Gurman/Bloomberg)

Mark Gurman / Bloomberg: Sources: Apple sets a return-to-office deadline of September 5, for Tuesdays, Thursdays, and a regular third day that will be determined by individual teams  —  Apple Inc. has set a Sept. 5 deadline for corporate employees to be in the office at least three days a week after delaying …

A judge orders Twitter to give Elon Musk documents from a former Twitter executive Musk said was a key witness but denies Musk's similar request for 21 others (Bloomberg)

Bloomberg: A judge orders Twitter to give Elon Musk documents from a former Twitter executive Musk said was a key witness but denies Musk's similar request for 21 others  —  Twitter Inc. was ordered to hand over files from its former consumer product head to Elon Musk on spam and bot accounts the billionaire …

Walmart partners with Paramount to include the $4.99/month ad-supported tier of the Paramount+ streaming service as part of its Walmart+ subscription (Reuters)

Reuters: Walmart partners with Paramount to include the $4.99/month ad-supported tier of the Paramount+ streaming service as part of its Walmart+ subscription  —  U.S. retailer Walmart Inc (WMT.N) on Monday struck a deal with Paramount Global (PARA.O) to offer Paramount+ streaming service to the subscribers …

Zoom pushes an update to fix a flaw, found by Patrick Wardle, in its Mac app's auto-update feature that could let attackers run code with root access (Emma Roth/The Verge)

Emma Roth / The Verge: Zoom pushes an update to fix a flaw, found by Patrick Wardle, in its Mac app's auto-update feature that could let attackers run code with root access  —  The flaw could let a hacker take over your system  —  Zoom has issued a patch for a bug on macOS that could allow a hacker to take control …

Sources: Walmart agrees to a deal with Paramount Global to offer the Paramount+ streaming service to Walmart+ subscribers, to better compete with Amazon Prime (Wall Street Journal)

Wall Street Journal: Sources: Walmart agrees to a deal with Paramount Global to offer the Paramount+ streaming service to Walmart+ subscribers, to better compete with Amazon Prime  —  Paramount+ shows will be part of perks retailer offers subscribers to Walmart+ membership program

Android 13 begins rolling out today to Google's Pixel phones, earlier in the year than the previous two Android annual updates (Jon Porter/The Verge)

Jon Porter / The Verge: Android 13 begins rolling out today to Google's Pixel phones, earlier in the year than the previous two Android annual updates  —  Google's major OS update is a little early this year  —  This year's major Android update, Android 13, is officially releasing today for Google's Pixel phones, the search giant has announced.

TikTok rolls out a text-to-image "AI greenscreen", letting users create a basic background for videos from a text prompt (James Vincent/The Verge)

James Vincent / The Verge: TikTok rolls out a text-to-image “AI greenscreen”, letting users create a basic background for videos from a text prompt  —  The app's ‘AI greenscreen’ filter shows text-to-image has gone mainstream  —  Text-to-image AI systems are booming in both ability and popularity right now …

Meta's openness about BlenderBot 3, even as the bot gives offensive responses, is refreshing in the face of secrecy from others developing conversational AI (Parmy Olson/Bloomberg)

Parmy Olson / Bloomberg: Meta's openness about BlenderBot 3, even as the bot gives offensive responses, is refreshing in the face of secrecy from others developing conversational AI  —  As one of the 21st Century's most powerful data brokers, Facebook is best known for its role in sucking up the personal information …

A look at the rise of digital productivity monitoring for white collar jobs in the US, sometimes used to assign workers scores, determine pay, and more (New York Times)

New York Times: A look at the rise of digital productivity monitoring for white collar jobs in the US, sometimes used to assign workers scores, determine pay, and more  —  Across industries and incomes, more employees are being tracked, recorded and ranked.  What is gained, companies say, is efficiency and accountability.

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