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February 18, 2020, 12:20 AM

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Apple:
Apple does not expect to meet revenue guidance for March quarter due to constrained iPhone supply and low demand due to store closures amid coronavirus crisis  —  As the public health response to COVID-19 continues, our thoughts remain with the communities and individuals most deeply affected by the disease …
Jay Peters / The Verge:
Jeff Bezos says he is launching the Bezos Earth Fund to fight climate change and committing $10B “to start”, with first grants slated to be issued this summer  —  The Bezos Earth Fund will begin issuing grants this summer  —  Today, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announced …
Chris Welch / The Verge:
Tests of Samsung Galaxy Z Flip's “Ultra Thin Glass” display show durability is on par with plastic screens; Samsung to offer one-time $119 screen replacement  —  The Z Flip's display scratches as easily as plastic  —  Samsung's claim that the new Galaxy Z Flip uses “Ultra Thin Glass” …
Amelia Lucas / CNBC:
Sources: US Commerce Department is proposing restrictions requiring foreign companies to obtain licenses in order to make chips for Huawei using US equipment  —  - The Commerce Department is considering requiring chip factories globally to obtain licenses if they want to use American equipment …
Adam Satariano / New York Times:
As the EU debates new rules for its digital economy, including AI regulations, Sundar Pichai, Mark Zuckerberg, and others head to Brussels to meet key lawmakers  —  Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg and Google's Sundar Pichai have journeyed to Brussels as the European Union drafts regulation for A.I. and the digital economy.
Financial Times:
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Brian Krebs / Krebs on Security:
An extortion scam is allegedly threatening website operators with junk ad clicks that trigger Google's fraud detection to limit or ban a site's AdSense account  —  A new email-based extortion scheme apparently is making the rounds, targeting Web site owners serving banner ads through Google's AdSense program.
Susan Fowler / TIME:
In a book excerpt, Susan Fowler discusses the nightmare she went through after her Uber essay: being followed, people digging through her past, anxiety, more  —  Susan Fowler is the author of Whistleblower: My Journey to Silicon Valley and Fight for Justice at Uber.

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