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August 29, 2019, 10:40 PM

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Apple:
Apple announces a new repair program in the US that will expand access to genuine iPhone repair parts for independent repair businesses  —  New Independent Repair Provider Program Expands Genuine Parts Access to More Repair Businesses  —  Cupertino, California — Apple today announced a new repair program …
Matthew Gault / VICE:
Infowars' War Room relaunched its YouTube channel a day after Susan Wojcicki's letter to creators; YouTube deleted the channel after reports of its relaunch  —  “A commitment to openness is not easy.  It sometimes means leaving up content that is outside the mainstream, controversial, or even offensive," YouTube's CEO said.
Mark Di Stefano / BuzzFeed:
Juli Clover / MacRumors:
Apple announces an event on September 10 in Steve Jobs Theater at Apple Park, where new iPhones are expected  —  Apple today sent out media invites for its annual iPhone-centric event that will be held on Tuesday, September 10 at 10:00 a.m. at the Steve Jobs Theater at the Apple Park campus in Cupertino, California.
Ian Beer / Project Zero:
An in-depth look at five iOS exploit chains that were used in hacked websites for carrying out watering hole attacks against devices running iOS 10 through 12  —  Project Zero's mission is to make 0-day hard.  We often work with other companies to find and report security vulnerabilities …
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Emil Protalinski / VentureBeat:
Google expands bug bounty program to Play apps with 100M+ installs and launches a bug bounty program for data abuses in Android apps and Chrome extensions  —  Google, which has already paid security researchers over $15 million since launching its bug bounty program in 2010 …
Josh Eidelson / Bloomberg:
Uber and Lyft pledge $60M for a CA ballot measure declaring their drivers non-employees, if AB 5 bill, which hinders classifying drivers as contractors, passes  —  - Ballot proposal would counteract proposed California rule  — Deal offers drivers some perks, keeps contractor status

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