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September 6, 2017, 10:35 AM

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Saritha Rai / Bloomberg:
Apple's refusal to approve the Indian government's anti-spam Do Not Disturb iOS app is frustrating telecom regulatory officials  —  Apple Inc.'s refusal so far to approve the Indian government's anti-spam iPhone app is infuriating regulators, potentially harming the company's efforts to sell more products in the country.
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Symantec: Dragonfly group of hackers has penetrated operational networks of multiple US and European energy companies that control key parts of the power grid  —  Intrusion into power companies' operational networks is a dramatic escalation.  —  Nation-sponsored hackers have penetrated …
STAT:
Investigation finds IBM's Watson for Oncology program, pitched as an AI-based system for cancer care, falls far short of the expectations IBM created for it  —  t was an audacious undertaking, even for one of the most storied American companies: With a single machine, IBM would tackle humanity's …
Diane Bartz / Reuters:
Lenovo pays $3.5M to settle with FTC and 31 states over claims it preloaded laptop software that compromised user security between 2014 and 2015  —  WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Lenovo Inc, a major laptop maker, has agreed to pay $3.5 million and make changes in how it sells laptops in order …
Bloomberg:
Sources: Facebook offers labels “hundreds of millions of dollars” to cover infringing music in user-uploaded videos, as it improves copyright flagging tech  —  Would allow users to legally include songs in uploaded videos  —  Social network is challenging YouTube as hub for video on web
Nat Levy / GeekWire:
Microsoft, Facebook, Apple, IBM, Google, and many other tech companies express disappointment in Trump's decision to end DACA immigration program  —  The tech industry and the Trump administration are clashing again, after Attorney General Jeff Sessions this morning announced plans to end …
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Chris Velazco / Engadget:
Samsung Galaxy Note8 review: terrific build, great dual camera and display, puts S Pen to good use, but not huge upgrade from S8+ and is very expensive  —  Last year's Galaxy Note 7 was a big step forward for the Note line, pairing an impeccably built body with an updated S Pen and excellent performance.
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