0days, a failed patch, and a backdoor threat. Update Tuesday highlights

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Google rolls out virtual business cards in Google Search in India with links to user’s website and social media profiles and optionally, phone number and email (Lauren Clark/Official Google India Blog)

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Why movie theaters are in trouble after DOJ nixes 70-year-old case

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Charleston, SC-based startup Palmetto, which helps consumers calculate potential energy costs and savings by using green tech like solar, raises $29M Series B (FinSMEs)

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Chinese hackers have pillaged Taiwan’s semiconductor industry

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Sources: Twitter had preliminary talks with TikTok about combining with TikTok’s US operations, expects it would face less antitrust scrutiny than Microsoft (Wall Street Journal)

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Snapdragon chip flaws put >1 billion Android phones at risk of data theft

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More than 20GB of Intel source code and proprietary data dumped online

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Insecure satellite Internet is threatening ship and plane safety

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Beware of find-my-phone, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth, NSA tells mobile users

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