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September 12, 2021, 7:15 PM

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M.G. Siegler / 500ish:
Apple won the Epic battle but is too arrogant to see that it still has to make some major App Store changes to both appease the courts and please developers  —  Apple v. Epic indeed...  It depends on what your definition of a link is.  Or really, in some ways, what your definition of the internet is.
Kim Lyons / The Verge:
Epic has filed an appeal to Friday's ruling in its lawsuit against Apple with the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit  —  The court ruled Friday that Epic should pay damages  —  Epic Games has filed an appeal to a Friday's ruling in its lawsuit against Apple, calling on a higher court …
Nilay Patel / The Verge:
A fair reading of the Epic vs. Apple injunction suggests that Apple needs to allow third-party payment methods in the app and not just links to ones on the web  —  A close read of the injunction in Epic v. Apple  —  Today the judge in Epic v. Apple issued a lengthy ruling holding …
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Mike Wuerthele / AppleInsider:
Kuo: iPhone 13 Pro lineup will gain 1TB storage option; Apple to announce AirPods 3, but will continue to sell current generation AirPods too  —  Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has chimed in on what he expects to see during Tuesday's Apple Event, and is taking some stabs at pricing.
Eric Slivka / MacRumors:
Apple warns that long-term exposure to vibrations, like those from high-power motorcycle engines, can degrade iPhone cameras by damaging their gyroscopes  —  Apple today published a new support document warning iPhone users that the cameras on their devices can be damaged by exposure …
Todd Bishop / GeekWire:
Study of 61,000 Microsoft employees shows the shift to remote work has hurt communication and collaboration, threatening productivity and long-term innovation  —  A new study finds that Microsoft's companywide shift to remote work has hurt communication and collaboration among different business groups inside …
Christopher Mims / Wall Street Journal:
Bezos' biggest legacy could be “Bezosism”, using surveillance, algorithms, and data to supercharge old management systems and squeeze performance out of workers  —  The e-commerce giant has supercharged systems of management invented a century ago with surveillance, algorithms and data, leading to a new ‘ism’
Tim Hakki / Decrypt:
UK's Post Office signs a deal with decentralized exchange Swarm Markets to let users of its app buy vouchers that can be redeemed for cryptocurrencies  —  As of next week, Britain's state-owned postal service will help anyone to buy cryptocurrency through its identify verification app.
More: Finbold
Davey Alba / New York Times:
Internal emails: the data Facebook provided to researchers studying misinformation since 2019 included about half of its US users, not all as it then claimed  —  More than three years ago, Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook trumpeted a plan to share data with researchers about how people interacted …

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