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September 11, 2017, 10:30 AM

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Neil Hughes / AppleInsider:
What to expect from Apple on September 12: OLED iPhone X, iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus with LCD displays, Apple Watch with LTE, 4K Apple TV with HDR, more  —  This Tuesday, the first-ever event at the Steve Jobs Theater at Apple Park in Cupertino will celebrate the 10th anniversary of Apple's iconic iPhone.
Benjamin Mayo / 9to5Mac:
Alex Konrad / Forbes:
Microsoft adds guest access to Teams, which it says is now being used by 125K organizations in 25 languages  —  Microsoft's software alternative to Slack is now open for guests.  —  Six months after the general release of its workplace messaging app Teams, Microsoft will now allow customers …
Financial Times:
France, Germany, Spain, and Italy take aim at US tech giants in plan to tax on revenues instead of profits; passage requires unanimous approval by member states  —  Paris and Berlin are mounting a joint offensive to tax internet giants such as Google and Amazon based on revenues generated in EU countries …
Pan Yue / China Money Network:
Chinese AI and robotics startup Roobo raises $53M Series B, after raising $100M in September last year  —  Seven Seas Partners, a Chinese venture capital firm established by former Tencent Holdings Ltd's chief technology officer Jeff Xiong, has led a RMB350 million (US$53 million) …
Mike Masnick / Techdirt:
After settling with songwriters over mechanical rights, Spotify is now challenging the applicability of this copyright to its business in another lawsuit  —  Hold on tight: we're going to get down into the weeds a bit on a copyright issue.  In early 2016, we wrote about the …
Mike Shields / Business Insider:
After bringing in more than $500M in 2016, Vevo says it expects 130% growth this year and has locked in nearly $200M in upfront ad buys  —  - Vevo - the so-called Hulu for music videos - is seeing a surge in audience, thanks to artists like Taylor Swift.  — Since embracing a TV-like selling model …

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