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September 22, 2017, 11:40 PM

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Shona Ghosh / Business Insider:
Alex Heath / Business Insider:
Facebook settles with shareholders, abandons the plan to issue non-voting shares  —  Facebook has dropped plans to create a new class of non-voting shares that would have protected CEO Mark Zuckerberg's control of the company even as he sells 99% of his shares.
David Cardinal / DxOMark:
DxOMark gives the iPhone 8 Plus camera a score of 94, the highest ever, 4 points above the Google Pixel and HTC U11; video score of 89 is below Pixel's 91  —  The Apple iPhone 8 Plus has a main camera system truly worthy of a flagship phone.  Similar to the iPhone 7 Plus, it features two cameras …
Reuters:
Sources: T-Mobile, Sprint reach “major breakthrough” in merger talks, could sign deal by end of October; Deutsche Telekom will own majority stake  —  (Reuters) - T-Mobile US Inc (TMUS.O) is close to agreeing tentative terms on a deal to merge with peer Sprint Corp (S.N) …
Colin Stretch / Facebook:
Juli Clover / MacRumors:
Apple says 4K iTunes content cannot be downloaded, only streamed, and that the VP9 codec, which is used by 4K YouTube videos, is not supported on Apple TV 4K  —  Apple has updated its iTunes Store on iOS devices and the Apple TV with plenty of 4K movies ahead of the launch of the Apple TV 4K …
Brian Womack / Bloomberg:
Sources: Hewlett Packard Enterprise plans to start cutting 5,000 jobs, or about 10% of its staff, by the end of this year  —  Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. is planning to cut about 10 percent of its staff, or at least 5,000 workers, according to people familiar with the matter …
Washington Post:
Department of Homeland Security notified 21 states that their election systems were targeted by Russian government hackers during 2016 election  —  (Amber Arnold/Wisconsin State Journal/AP)  —  The Department of Homeland Security contacted election officials in 21 states Friday to notify …

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