A worse than expected US inflation report triggered a Wall Street sell-off, Twitter whistleblower Peiter Zatko testified in front of a US Senate committee about alleged security lapses at the social media site, and the US is struggling to put together an alliance to address computer chip supply chain issues.

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Rising inflation sparks fears of hard landing for US economy

US stocks slide after ‘hotter’ than expected inflation reading

Whistleblower accuses Twitter of putting ‘profits over security’

US struggles to mobilise its East Asian ‘Chip 4’ alliance

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