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July 19, 2022, 12:15 AM

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Lucas Shaw / Bloomberg:
Netflix tests charging users in five Latin American countries an extra fee if they use their account for more than two weeks outside of their primary residence  —  Netflix Inc. will ask customers in five Latin America countries to pay a fee if they want to use their account in an additional home …
Malathi Nayak / Bloomberg:
A private antitrust lawsuit, filed in California, accuses Apple of using its smartphone dominance to fend off competition to Apple Pay from rival payment apps  —  Apple Inc. was hit with an antitrust lawsuit over Apple Pay, accused of using its market power in the mobile device industry …
Aisha Malik / TechCrunch:
Instagram launches a new “payments in chat” feature in the US that lets users buy products with Meta Pay and track orders from small businesses via DMs  —  Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced today that the company is launching a new “payments in chat” feature on Instagram.
Foreign Policy:
The US should grant more green cards to retain tech leaders; Turkish MIT and Caltech grad Erdal Arikan, whose work led to Huawei's 5G lead, had to leave the US  —  What is the single most significant step the United States can take to sustain the technological predominance it has enjoyed since World War II?
Chris Welch / The Verge:
Amazon starts rolling out a Prime Video redesign for Android and connected TV devices, with a Netflix-like look, a top 10 list, a vertical navigation, and more  —  New navigation, a top 10 list, and a very familiar look and feel  —  Compared to Netflix, Disney Plus, and other major streaming services …
Mark Gurman / Bloomberg:
Sources: Apple plans to slow hiring and spending growth in 2023 in some divisions to cope with a potential economic downturn; the changes won't affect all teams  —  Apple Inc. plans to slow hiring and spending growth next year in some divisions to cope with a potential economic downturn …
Jackie Davalos / Bloomberg:
Uber settles a DOJ lawsuit over “wait-time” fees it charged disabled people for taking too long to board vehicles, to pay 65K+ passengers a total of $2,238,500  —  Uber Technologies Inc. will pay millions of dollars to settle claims by the US Department of Justice …
Martin Matishak / The Record:
The CISA announces its first international Attaché Office, which it plans to open this month in London to support collaboration between CISA and UK officials  —  The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) announced Monday that it would open its first-ever international outpost in London later this month.

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