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September 20, 2021, 1:05 PM

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Chance Miller / 9to5Mac:
Kuo: an iPhone SE with 5G is coming in H1 2022; a cheaper 6.7" iPhone and two high-end models with a punch-hole display and 48MP wide camera are due in H2 2022  —  Following last week's release of the iPhone 13 lineup, reliable Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo is out with new expectations for what to expect from the iPhone 14.
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Filing: Twitter agrees to pay $809.5M to resolve claims from 2016 that it provided misleading engagement information to investors  —  Twitter disclosed a binding agreement to settle a class-action lawsuit, under which the social network will pay $809.5 million to resolve claims it provided misleading engagement info to investors.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai / VICE:
Europol, alongside Italian and Spanish police, arrest 106 people accused of working for the Italian Mafia and laundering over €10M made through cybercrimes  —  European police accused several people of SIM swapping, phishing, and hacking in support of Italian organized crime.
Federico Viticci / MacStories:
In-depth iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 review: many quality-of-life updates, especially to core apps, but few bold new features and no big iPad productivity leaps  —  In my career as an iOS reviewer, I don't think I've ever seen a response as universally positive and enthusiastic as the general public's reception of iOS 14 last year.
Kim Lyons / The Verge:
ByteDance says Douyin, the Chinese version of TikTok, will limit users under 14-years-old to 40 minutes per day, between 6am and 10pm, in China  —  Douyin's youth mode will limit kids under 14 to 40 minutes a day  —  The Chinese version of the popular short video app TikTok, known as Douyin …
Reuters:
Sources: as regulatory scrutiny increases, Didi Global President Jean Liu says she intends to step down and expects China to eventually take control of Didi  —  Didi Global Inc (DIDI.N) co-founder and President Jean Liu has told some close associates that she intends to step down …

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