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September 19, 2017, 9:05 AM

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Bloomberg:
Equifax discovered major breach in March but says it's unrelated to recently disclosed hack affecting 143M people; source says both involve the same intruders  —  New timeline could have implications for executive stock sales  —  The company is the subject of multiple investigations
Chris Velazco / Engadget:
iPhone 8 and 8 Plus review: wireless charging works well, great cameras and performance in a familiar design, great for those not ready to forgo home button  —  It's no secret that smartphones have tended to get sleeker and less obtrusive over time.  Screens are growing, but bezels are shrinking.
Nilay Patel / The Verge:
iPhone 8 and 8 Plus review: wireless charging is good but slow, Portrait Lighting is fun, but design is getting dated and it's not worth upgrading from iPhone 7  —  It's an iPhone  —  I was at a party the other night with several people who knew I'd just been to Apple's annual iPhone launch event.
Cory Doctorow / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
EFF says it's resigning from W3C after the standards org voted for browser DRM, a move hostile to archiving, accessibility, security research, more  —  In 2013, EFF was disappointed to learn that the W3C had taken on the project of standardizing “Encrypted Media Extensions,” …
Jordan Novet / CNBC:
AWS says that beginning October 2, it will start charging EC2 customers by the second, not hour; competitors Azure and Google Cloud charge by the minute  —  Public cloud market leader Amazon Web Services on Monday said that on Oct. 2 it will start charging its customers by the second for use …
SamMobile:
Samsung rolls out update to let Galaxy S8, S8+, and Note8 owners disable the Bixby button but still does not let the button be remapped to another purpose  —  The dedicated Bixby button on the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ didn't really serve any meaningful purpose until last month when Bixby Voice was rolled out globally.

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