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December 13, 2019, 12:30 PM

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Tom Warren / The Verge:
Microsoft's next-gen Xbox, once-codenamed Project Scarlett, is officially called Xbox Series X, and looks more like a PC than past consoles  —  Xbox now looks like a PC  —  Microsoft's next-generation Xbox is officially called Xbox Series X. Microsoft revealed the name and console design on stage at the Game Awards today.
Mark Gurman / Bloomberg:
Sources: Apple buys Spectral Edge, a UK startup whose tech improves the colors in photos by taking infrared shots and blending it with standard photos  —  - Spectral Edge technology improves colors in smartphone photos  — Photograph is a key differentiator in the smartphone market
Wall Street Journal:
Trump agrees to a limited trade deal with China that could result in Apple and others avoiding a 15% tariff on their products set to begin on Dec. 15  —  Plan would prevent new tariffs planned for Sunday and roll back some existing tariff rates  —  President Trump has agreed …
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: FTC is considering seeking an injunction against Facebook over antitrust concerns related to how it integrates its apps and their interoperability  —  Antitrust concerns lead agency to consider taking action against social-media giant as soon as January
Reuters:
German food delivery company Delivery Hero to buy its South Korean rival Woowa Brothers for $4B  —  SEOUL (Reuters) - German food delivery company Delivery Hero (DHER.DE) has agreed to acquire its South Korean rival Woowa Brothers for $4 billion, Woowa Brothers said in a statement on Friday.
BuzzFeed News:
Facebook has filed more lawsuits against scammers this year than in all previous years combined, a legal strategy that could help it stave off regulation  —  When Facebook caught the New Zealand-based company Social Media Series Limited selling likes from fake users on Instagram, the tech giant did something out of character.
Todd Haselton / CNBC:
iOS 13.3 bug in Communication Limits, which lets parents control who kids interact with, lets kids skirt protections; Apple says it is working on a fix  —  - iOS 13.3 launched this week and introduced a new feature called Communication Limits that adds new parental controls.

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