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October 10, 2020, 10:45 PM

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Hannah Murphy / Financial Times:
Twitter announces changes to clamp down on US election misinfo, like blocking retweets of misleading content from candidates and accounts with 100K+ followers  —  Move is latest escalation of anti-misinformation measures in run-up to presidential vote  —  Twitter will block retweets and …
Jon Porter / The Verge:
Report: Apple to announce 4 new iPhones, including $699 5.4" iPhone 12 Mini, MagSafe branded wireless chargers and iPhone case, and $99 HomePod mini on Oct. 13  —  Alongside claims we'll see a new HomePod mini this year  —  A new leak has provided extensive details about what Apple could announce at its October 13th event.
Rita Liao / TechCrunch:
Qihoo 360 launches a browser on China's third-party Android stores that gives access to banned services like YouTube, but users must register with personal info  —  China now has a tool that lets users access YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google and other internet services …
Ashanti M. Martin / New York Times:
Black LinkedIn is emerging as a professional analog to Black Twitter since the pandemic and George Floyd's killing, with disagreements about moderation arising  —  The social network's tone has long reflected corporate America: staid, monolithic, white.  Now Black users are speaking up — and saying the site is limiting their voice.
Mathew Di Salvo / Decrypt:
Flow, a blockchain for non-fungible tokens built by CryptoKitties's creator Dapper Labs, raises $18M in a token sale  —  The creators of CryptoKitties are creating a new place to store crypto collectibles.  —  In brief  — Flow, a blockchain built for the entertainment industry, has raised $18 million in a public token sale.

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