August 24, 2022, 8:25 AM

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Brian Heater / TechCrunch:
Apple says iPadOS will “ship after iOS” this fall as version 16.1, skipping iPadOS 16, a break from releasing iOS and iPadOS updates concurrently  —  Apple this morning is rolling out iPadOS 16.1 beta to enrolled developer devices.  It's a break from the standard release cadence …
Filipe Espósito / 9to5Mac:
iPadOS 16.1 beta code indicates that iOS 16.1 could let users delete the Wallet app, following EU antitrust concerns over Apple Pay  —  Apple on Tuesday surprised developers with the release of both iOS 16.0 beta 7 and iPadOS 16.1 beta 1.  And while neither update comes with significant changes …
Mariella Moon / Engadget:
Plex tells users to reset passwords immediately after a hacker accessed some data, including emails, usernames, and encrypted passwords  —  Plex users may want to change their passwords as soon as they're able.  The digital media player and streaming service said a bad actor had infiltrated …
Jon Porter / The Verge:
Facebook fixes a bizarre bug that filled user feeds with endless posts from celebrity accounts for over three hours  —  Followers are posting memes to take advantage of the carnage  —  Facebook is currently experiencing a bizarre bug that's filling user feeds with endless posts from celebrity accounts.
Washington Post:
Whistleblower complaint: Twitter's ex-head of security Peiter Zatko alleges the company misled the FTC over its security plans, did not protect users, and more  —  In an explosive whistleblower complaint obtained by The Washington Post, former Twitter security chief Peiter ‘Mudge’ Zatko alleges …
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Jay Peters / The Verge:
Amazon unveils Alexa Game Control, a natural language voice tool for gamers to perform in-game actions, arriving February 2023 on Xbox and PC with Dead Island 2  —  Dead Island 2 will be the first game to feature Alexa Game Control, but only on Xbox and PC  —  Amazon is launching …
Andrew Welsh-Huggins / Associated Press:
A look at Intel's challenges in building its $20B Ohio chip fabs, set to open in 2025, including finding 7,000 construction workers during a local building boom  —  Ohio's largest-ever economic development project comes with a big employment challenge: how to find 7,000 construction workers …
Ina Fried / Axios:
Yelp will add a note on crisis pregnancy center pages to distinguish them from clinics with abortion services, amid pressure on Google to clarify search results  —  Yelp is adding a prominent consumer notice to crisis pregnancy center listings to more clearly distinguish them from clinics …

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