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September 30, 2019, 4:50 PM

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Faiz Siddiqui / Washington Post:
A look at the rapidly declining morale at Uber amid budget cuts for basic amenities, mass layoffs, and a 30% decline in stock price since its IPO  —  Uber's CEO told staff: “We need to ship more quickly and operate more effectively and efficiently than we are today.”
Rick Paulas / OneZero:
Nextdoor's verification requirement excludes homeless people from neighborhood discussions, leading to echo chambers that demonize them  —  The platform built for neighborhood news often scapegoats the most disadvantaged communities  —  August 14, a man broke into a home in the Shafter neighborhood in Oakland, California.
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Facebook is planning to pay only about a quarter of the 200 publishers that will be featured in its news tab, set to launch as soon as the end of Oct.  —  Social-media giant plans to pay about a quarter of news organizations whose content will be featured
Juli Clover / MacRumors:
Apple releases iOS 13.1.2 and iPadOS 13.1.2 with fixes for several bugs including those affecting Camera, iCloud Backup, shortcuts on HomePod, and flashlight  —  Apple today released iOS and iPadOS 13.1.2, updates to the iOS and iPadOS 13.1.1 software that was released on Friday.
Swati Khandelwal / The Hacker News:
Hacker claims to have breached Zynga and stolen info on 218M Words with Friends players; Zynga has started notifying users but has not disclosed size of breach  —  A Pakistani hacker who previously made headlines earlier this year for selling almost a billion user records stolen …
Dave Michaels / Wall Street Journal:
Crypto exchanges including Coinbase, Kraken, Circle, and Bittrex form the Crypto Ratings Council to rate digital assets on whether they are securities  —  Businesses to score which assets can be traded without ire of regulators  —  The U.S.'s biggest cryptocurrency exchanges have developed …

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