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September 12, 2017, 1:45 PM

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Apple:
Live stream of Apple's first-ever event inside the Steve Jobs Theater at Apple Park in Cupertino, viewable in Safari, Microsoft Edge, and on Apple TV  —  - Requirements: Live streaming uses Apple's HTTP Live Streaming (HLS) technology.  HLS requires an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch with Safari …
The Verge:
Live blog of Apple's event at Apple Park, where updates to iPhone, Watch, and Apple TV are expected  —  We're live from Apple's iPhone X, 8, iOS 11, and Apple Watch announcement in Cupertino, CA Hello!  You're a bit early.  We expect the event to begin at 10AM PT / 1PM ET on Tuesday, September 12th.
Darrell Etherington / TechCrunch:
Apple debuts Apple Watch Series 3 with LTE built-in for $399, same size casing as Series 2, new colors, W2 networking chip; preorder Sept. 15, ships Sept. 22  —  The new Apple Watch is now official, offering one big highlight upgrade over the previous version: Built-in cellular support.
Jonathan Stempel / Reuters:
At least two dozen federal lawsuits have been filed against Equifax in the United States  —  (Reuters) - More than two dozen lawsuits have been filed in the United States against Equifax Inc (EFX.N) after the credit reporting company said thieves may have stolen personal information …
The Daily Beast:
Russia-linked accounts used promoted Facebook Events to organize anti-immigrant protests in US in 2016; company confirms it shut down several promoted events  —  Russian operatives hiding behind false identities used Facebook's event management tool to remotely organize and promote political protests …
New York Times:
SoFi CEO and co-founder Mike Cagney to step down following sexual harassment suit; sources say he skirted risk and compliance controls while expanding business  —  Social Finance, an online lender that has been one of the more prominent financial technology start-ups, said on Monday …
Ionut Arghire / SecurityWeek:
FireEye report says hackers with ties to North Korea have been targeting South Korean crypto-currency exchanges to obtain funds for the Pyongyang regime  —  Over the past several months, threat actors believed to have ties with North Korea have been targeting crypto-currency exchanges …
Darrell Etherington / TechCrunch:
US DoT releases new self-driving vehicle guidelines, with plans to release another guideline document in 2018  —  Today, U.S. Depart of Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao released the DoT and National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration's new guidelines for automated driving systems.

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