July 24, 2020, 4:35 PM

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Lauren Feiner / CNBC:
Monday's antitrust hearing featuring CEOs of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google has been postponed due to memorial services for Rep. John Lewis; new date TBA  —  - The highly anticipated antitrust hearing featuring CEOs from Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google has been officially postponed.
Filipe Espósito / 9to5Mac:
References to the TrueDepth camera found in macOS Big Sur beta 3 suggest Apple is working on bringing Face ID to Macs  —  Some iPhone and iPad models features Face ID, which allows users to unlock the device through advanced facial recognition.  While Face ID is not yet available on any Mac …
Writankar Mukherjee / The Economic Times:
Apple has started making its flagship iPhone 11 at the Foxconn plant near Chennai, the first time it has manufactured a top-of-the-line model in India  —  The company hasn't cut prices as it also sells iPhone 11 handsets made in China in India but industry executives said that could be an option later on.
Chaim Gartenberg / The Verge:
A companion app confirms Samsung's new bean-shaped earbuds will be called Galaxy Buds Live with support for active noise cancellation and other features  —  More details on Samsung's new headphones straight from its own app  —  We've seen plenty of pictures of Samsung's new bean-shaped earbuds …
Reed Albergotti / Washington Post:
Leaked doc: while Apple will let third-party devices connect to Find My app, customers will be barred from using other competing services simultaneously  —  Opening the “Find My” feature to other companies was seen as an olive branch to developers.  But Apple threatened legal action if developers talked about the software.
Ian Sherr / CNET:
NBA says it will install 17-foot tall screens on game courts to serve as digital “stands” filled with 300 remote fans using the Together mode in Microsoft Teams  —  The basketball organization said it'll install massive 17-foot tall screens on each game court to serve as digital “stands” filled with 300 fans.
Two former Twitter employees say more than 1,000 staff and contractors had access to internal tools to change account settings and ownership as of early 2020  —  SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - More than a thousand Twitter employees and contractors as of earlier this year had access to internal tools …
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Researchers say the Android version of DJI Go 4, installed 1M+ times, covertly collected a range of sensitive user data and sent it to servers in mainland China  —  DJI Go 4, installed more than 1 million times, can execute arbitrary code.  —  The Android version of DJI Go 4 …
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
From December 2018 to May of this year, Russia's GRU hacker group known as APT 28 or Fancy Bear has carried out a broad campaign against a range of US targets  —  A previously unreported Fancy Bear campaign persisted for well over a year—and indicates that the notorious group has broadened its focus.
Christine Hall / Crunchbase News:
FreightWaves, a media streaming network and data provider for the global freight market, raises $37M in two rounds of funding bringing the total raised to $75M  —  FreightWaves, a daily media streaming network and data provider for the global freight market, said Friday it has raised $37 million in two rounds of funding.
Jeanne Whalen / Washington Post:
US officials unveil a plan to build a quantum Internet, existing alongside our current one, which uses the laws of quantum mechanics to share info more securely  —  The new network would sit alongside the existing Web, offering a more secure way to send and process information
Jordan Novet / CNBC:
Intel reports Q2 revenue of $19.7B, up 20% YoY, and Data Center Group revenue of $7.1B, up 43% YoY, but offers disappointing Q3 guidance  —  - Intel beat on the top and bottom lines, but earnings guidance for the current quarter was lighter than expected.  — The company started giving full-year guidance again.
Murray Stassen / Music Business Worldwide:
TikTok and the National Music Publishers' Association sign licensing agreement that suggests TikTok has agreed to pay for unlicensed past use of members' works  —  TikTok and the US-based National Music Publishers' Association (NMPA) have inked a multi-year licensing agreement.

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