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September 25, 2017, 1:20 AM

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Austin Mann:
iPhone 8 Plus camera review: Portrait Lighting, HDR in Portrait Mode, and Slow Sync are major improvements this year  —  khamagani!  —  (many greetings from rajasthan, india)  —  I'm writing to you from a small hotel room in India having just experienced a magical adventure in western India orchestrated by friends at Ker & Downey.
Nellie Bowles / New York Times:
Backlash against the push for gender equality in tech grows among some men who see it as “a witch hunt”  —  After revelations of harassment and bias in Silicon Valley, a backlash is growing against the women in tech movement.  “It's a witch hunt,” they say.
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Walmart partners with smart lock maker August to test in-home delivery of packages and groceries in Silicon Valley  —  Walmart announced today it will begin testing a new service that will allow customers with August smart home devices, like the August doorbell and security cameras …
Sam Shead / Business Insider:
UK-based food delivery startup Deliveroo raises $385M led by Fidelity and T Rowe Price, now valued at $2B+  —  Deliveroo has raised $385 million (£285 million) from investors in a huge funding round that values it at over $2 billion (£1.48 billion) and makes it one of the most valuable tech companies in the UK.
Jim Edwards / Business Insider:
In an interview, Lightspeed's Jeremy Liew and Blockchain's Peter Smith claim a big driver of ICOs are early bitcoin millionaires who want to diversify  —  - A large portion of ICOs are funded by people who got rich buying Bitcoin.  — They need to diversify their exposure to the volatile cryptocurrency.

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