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August 27, 2022, 5:50 AM

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Josh Sisco / Politico:
Sources: the US DOJ is in the early stages of drafting a potential antitrust complaint against Apple but has not decided whether or when to sue the company  —  Justice Department lawyers are in the early stages of drafting a potential antitrust complaint against Apple, according to a person …
Matthew Gault / VICE:
Mark Zuckerberg talks with Joe Rogan about his life, content moderation decisions, the FBI and the Hunter Biden laptop story, the metaverse, and more  —  “It's almost like everyday you wake up and you're punched in the stomach,” the billionaire CEO told Rogan.  —  Matthew Gault
Jonathan Vanian / CNBC:
Lucas Shaw / Bloomberg:
Sources: Netflix plans to charge $7-$9/month for its ad-supported tier in the US, with ~4 minutes of ads/hour, and may launch it in 2022 in a half dozen markets  —  Netflix Inc. is considering pricing its new advertising-supported tier at $7 to $9 a month, half as much as its current …
Abner Li / 9to5Google:
Google brings back the original Google Duo icon and name as a shortcut to Google Meet in Android's app launcher, in an attempt to mitigate user confusion  —  In an amusing turn of events today that's most likely a bug, an update to Google Meet (which was previously the Duo app) on Android brings back the Google Duo icon.
TIME:
An interview with Twitter whistleblower Peiter Zatko; some current and former Twitter employees suggest some of his allegations are misleading or overblown  —  Peiter Zatko, the Twitter whistle-blower, is a black belt in jiu-jitsu.  The day before his complaint against the social media company …
Reuters:
Facebook agrees in principle to settle a lawsuit alleging it violated consumer privacy laws by sharing user data with 3rd parties, including Cambridge Analytica  —  Meta Platforms Inc's Facebook has in-principle agreed to settle a lawsuit in the San Francisco federal court seeking damages …
Sylvia Varnham O'Regan / The Information:
TikTok has cut jobs in its US advertising department as part of a restructuring, offering affected employees the chance to find roles in other units  —  TikTok has cut employees from its U.S. ad department as part of a restructuring of the unit, as the fast-growing social media app responds …
Carly Page / TechCrunch:
Twilio says hackers accessed the accounts of 93 users of its 2FA app Authy as part of its recent breach, effectively letting the attackers generate login codes  —  U.S. messaging giant Twilio has confirmed hackers also compromised the accounts of some Authy users as part of a wider breach of Twilio's systems.
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