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September 28, 2018, 1:10 PM

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Guy Rosen / Facebook:
Facebook says it has discovered a security vulnerability affecting ~50M users that allowed hackers to steal access tokens and take over user accounts  —  On the afternoon of Tuesday, September 25, our engineering team discovered a security issue affecting almost 50 million accounts.
Robert Ferris / CNBC:
Sources: Musk pulled out of a no-guilt SEC settlement at the last minute that barred him from being Tesla chairman for two years, required two new directors  —  - Elon Musk backed out of a deal with the Securities and Exchange Commission to settle allegations of fraud over his comments …
Bloomberg:
SEC sues Elon Musk, accusing him of misleading investors when he tweeted that he had funding lined up to take Tesla private; stock drops 11%+  —  The Securities and Exchange Commission has opened a case against Tesla Inc. Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk, according to a docket entry in Manhattan federal court, Bloomberg News reports.
Sara Salinas / CNBC:
SEC seeks to bar Elon Musk from serving as an officer or director of a publicly traded company if found guilty; Musk calls SEC action unjustified  —  - The SEC complaint alleges that Musk issued “false and misleading” statements and failed to properly notify regulators of material company events.
Aisha Hassan / Quartz:
Spotify is sending emails to some of its “Premium for Family” account users asking them to prove their home address via GPS data or lose access to the plan  —  Spotify recently sent an email to some of its “Premium for Family” account users in the US that asked them to confirm their home address through GPS data.
Dieter Bohn / The Verge:
Google starts rolling out Wear OS 2.1 with a Google Assistant feed, one-swipe access to Fit, and revamped notifications  —  A better foundation for future watches  —  Today, Google will begin rolling out a software update for Wear OS smartwatches.  I've been using this new version for about a week …

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