March 10, 2020, 12:20 PM

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Chance Miller / 9to5Mac:
Leaked iOS 14 code reveals upcoming Apple hardware refreshes to the new iPad Pro, iPhone 9, AirTags, and a new Apple TV remote  —  Leaked iOS 14 code obtained by 9to5Mac corroborates many details about what to expect from Apple's upcoming hardware refreshes, including the new iPad Pro, iPhone 9, and AirTags.
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Craig Silverman / BuzzFeed News:
Investigation: popular analytics platform Sensor Tower has used VPN and ad-blocking apps on iOS and Android with 35M+ downloads to quietly collect data on users  —  Sensor Tower, a popular analytics platform for tech developers and investors, has been secretly collecting data from millions …
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook is testing a feature to allow accounts to cross-post Stories from Facebook to Instagram  —  Facebook's latest colonization of Instagram has begun.  Facebook is testing the option to cross-post Stories to Instagram, instead of just vice-versa.  Hopefully, that means the two apps …
Ron Miller / TechCrunch:
Everlaw, which offers ML-powered ediscovery tools to help sift through huge volumes of legal evidence, raises $62M Series C led by CapitalG and Menlo Ventures  —  Everlaw is bringing modern data management, visualization and machine learning to eDiscovery, the process in which legal entities …
Chance Miller / 9to5Mac:
Source: Apple will give retail and hourly workers unlimited sick leave if they show COVID-19-like symptoms and will not require a doctor's note for the time off  —  In addition to offering many of its employees the ability to work from home this week, Apple is also taking steps to ensure …
Todd Haselton / CNBC:
Apple now says it's OK to use disinfectant wipes to clean “nonporous surfaces of your Apple product, such as the display, keyboard, or other exterior surfaces”  —  - Apple now says it's OK to use Clorox Disinfecting Wipes and other disinfectants to clean your iPhone and other Apple gadgets.
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Apartment rentals platform Zumper raises $60M Series D led by, bringing total raised to date to $150M; source: Zumper's valued between $400M-$600M  —  The apartment rental market in the US will be worth $174.1 billion this year, and today a startup that's built a platform to help …
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Aaron Gregg / Washington Post:
Judge's legal opinion unsealed Friday sided with Amazon in lawsuit over Trump's intervention in the JEDI contract process, saying Amazon's key argument is sound  —  A legal opinion unsealed Friday indicates what the ruling may be in a high-stakes lawsuit over the Pentagon's JEDI cloud
Bryan Menegus / Gizmodo:
Amazon tells its employees in the Bay Area, New York, New Jersey, Seattle/Bellevue, and the Lombardy region/Asti province of Italy to work from home until April  —  Amazon has told employees in two major markets—New York and New Jersey—to stay home until at least the end …
Jim Vinoski / Forbes:
Overhaul, which provides its customers end-to-end real-time supply chain visibility, raises $17.5M led by Edison Partners  —  The latest in a long line of disruptions thrown our way by the harsh real world, coronavirus has been another dash of cold water in the face of supply chain executives everywhere.
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