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September 20, 2021, 9:10 AM

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Tom Warren / The Verge:
A possible retail listing of Surface Pro 8 with a 13" 120Hz display, narrow bezels, and two Thunderbolt ports leaks ahead of Microsoft's event on September 22  —  Microsoft is holding a Surface hardware event on Wednesday  —  Microsoft is preparing to launch a new Surface Pro 8 model next week …
Rebecca Elliott / Wall Street Journal:
NTSB head says Tesla shouldn't roll out its Full Self-Driving update with the city-driving tool before addressing safety deficiencies  —  Tesla plans to expand access to Full Self-Driving system and defends its tech; safety official says more work is needed
Kim Lyons / The Verge:
ByteDance says Douyin, the Chinese version of TikTok, will limit users who are 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 …
Misyrlena Egkolfopoulou / Bloomberg:
A look at US “finfluencers”, creators partnering with fintechs to promote investment products, as App Annie says hours spent on finance apps are up 90% YoY  —  Finance firms have long struggled to reach young and new customers — until now.  —  At first no one could explain …
Nick Clegg / About Facebook:
Facebook says WSJ's series contained deliberate mischaracterizations and conferred egregiously false motives to Facebook's leadership and employees  —  A lot has been said about Facebook this week.  A series of articles published by the Wall Street Journal has focused on some of the most difficult issues …
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Wall Street Journal:
French cloud services provider OVHcloud says it plans to launch an IPO, raising up to €400M, sources say at a valuation of more than €4B  —  France-based cloud services provider aims to take advantage of the surge in demand for digital communications accelerated by the pandemic
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