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September 10, 2016, 9:00 AM

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Julia Carrie Wong / Guardian:
In a front-page letter, Norway's largest newspaper criticizes Facebook for deleting iconic Vietnam war photo of nude “Napalm Girl”  —  Norway's largest newspaper published a front-page letter to the Facebook CEO lambasting the company's decision to censor a photograph of the Vietnam war
Peter Kafka / Recode:
Facebook reinstates “Napalm Girl” photo, says it will adjust its review processes to allow future sharing of that photo  —  “The value of permitting sharing outweighs the value of protecting the community.”  —  After removing several posts that used a famous photograph from the Vietnam War …
New York Times:
Sources: Apple has shuttered parts of its self-driving car project, laid off dozens of employees as it rethinks its strategy  —  SAN FRANCISCO — Apple is rethinking what it plans to do about self-driving cars, just as other big tech companies appear ready to plow ahead with competing efforts.
Ina Fried / Recode:
US Consumer Product Safety Commission says it is working with Samsung to announce a formal Galaxy Note7 recall soon, urges consumers to stop using the phones  —  The Consumer Product Safety Commission says people should not use or charge the tablets, whose batteries have been linked to a fire risk.
BBC:
Andrew J . Hawkins / The Verge:
Ford buys shuttle startup Chariot, which operates 28 crowdsourced transit routes in the Bay Area, partners with Motivate to create bike-sharing program in SF  —  Ford, purveyors of Built Ford Tough Ford trucks, announced today it was doing more things designed to appeal to people …
Steve Dent / Engadget:
Twitter launches Twitter Reader skill for Amazon Alexa to hear trends, top Tweets, notifications, more  —  Twitter has announced a new “skill” for Echo devices called Twitter Reader.  The company tweeted that you can now “use the Twitter Reader to hear trends, top Tweets, notifications & more!”
Farhad Manjoo / New York Times:
Stale aesthetics, generic design, and absence of delight from its recent products are a threat to Apple's long-term reputation  —  Forget about the headphone jack for a second.  —  Sure, it's pretty annoying that Apple's newest iPhones — the 7 and 7 Plus, which were unveiled in San Francisco …
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Ken Yeung / VentureBeat:
Nest Cam Outdoor now available for $199; new Sightline feature in Nest app update highlights key moments captured by camera  —  Nest is making it easier for owners of its cloud-based security cameras to find and review key moments that have been recorded.  An app feature called Sightline …

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