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September 13, 2021, 5:55 AM

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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.
Mark Gurman / Bloomberg:
What to expect from Apple's September 14 event: narrower notch on iPhone 13, LTPO displays for Pro models, redesigned Watch Series 7 with a bigger screen, more  —  This is the free version of Power On.  If you like it, consider subscribing to Bloomberg.com — you'll receive …
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 …
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.
Mark Gurman / Bloomberg:
Epic ruling is a win for Apple as it costs the company just a few billion annually and doesn't force Apple to change its fees or let 3rd-party app stores on iOS  —  - Judge says all apps can bypass the company's purchase fees  — Apple makes majority of its App Store revenue from games
Nilay Patel / The Verge:
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Mark Suster / Both Sides of the Table:
A look at the state of the VC industry: from over-paying in the face of absurd valuations, to big bets on decentralized “Web 3.0” apps, cybersecurity, and more  —  The world around us is being disrupted by the acceleration of technology into more industries and more consumer applications.
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 …
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 …
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’
Rachel Louise Ensign / Wall Street Journal:
A look into crypto-backed loans, which holders have used to buy houses, cars, or even ramp up their investments, as federal and state securities oversight grows  —  Upstart lenders make it easy to take out loans backed by cryptocurrency holdings.  Regulators are watching.
Primrose Riordan / Financial Times:
Experts say China's gaming regulations for young players will hurt esports development in the country and hand a big advantage to rivals in other countries  —  Beijing's restrictions hand rivals in the US and South Korea a big advantage, say experts  —  China's clampdown on gaming will blunt …

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