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September 8, 2020, 11:40 AM

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Jez Corden / Windows Central:
Sources: Xbox Series X will be priced at $499 and will launch on November 10, 2020 alongside the Xbox Series S  —  The Xbox Series S and Xbox Series X together.  —  Microsoft is set to hold a press event soon to showcase the next-gen console pricing, and it's pretty familiar.  —  What you need to know
Christine Fisher / Engadget:
Microsoft confirms a budget version of its next-gen console, the $299 Xbox Series S, says it is the “smallest Xbox ever”  —  After a flurry of leaks, Microsoft has been forced to prematurely confirm the existence of a second-generation console: the Xbox Series S. The company …
Chun Han Wong / Wall Street Journal:
China launches global data security initiative to counter US' “Clean Network” program, urges countries to oppose “mass surveillance against other states”  —  Move, unveiled Tuesday is meant to counter U.S. Clean Network effort  —  HONG KONG—China is launching …
Chance Miller / 9to5Mac:
Apple officially announces a virtual event for September 15, where it's expected to unveil an all-new lineup of iPhone 12 models and an Apple Watch Series 6  —  Apple has officially revealed this year's iPhone 12 announcement event, inviting members of the press and the public to tune …
Joe Flint / Wall Street Journal:
Reed Hastings calls working from home “a pure negative” for employees and that the Netflix workforce will return to its offices once a vaccine is approved  —  Co-CEO of streaming giant discusses company's culture of candor and how working from home is harder
Dawn Chmielewski / Forbes:
Tegan Jones / Gizmodo Australia:
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission says it will investigate competition between Google and Apple's app stores and how they use and share data  —  Two teenagers are posing with their Samsung Galaxy S4 (left) and iPhone 4 smartphones.  —  Apple and Google have been copping quite …
Julia Alexander / The Verge:
TikTok is trying to remove a graphic suicide video from its app and is banning accounts that re-upload the clip, says video was originally streamed on Facebook  —  Clips started circulating on Sunday night  —  TikTok is trying to remove graphic videos circulating the app that show …
Financial Times:
If Arm gets sold, the UK should at least insist that SoftBank follows through on its commitments, like keeping its HQ there and doubling staff over five years  —  Ministers must set out a coherent strategy  —  The sale of Arm, Britain's homegrown chip designer, to Japan's SoftBank …
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
France-based Sarbacane, which develops email and text marketing software, raises $27M led by French investment company IDI  —  Marketing technology — and specifically tools that help companies leverage the internet to connect with customers in a way that is compliant with a new wave …
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