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September 8, 2022, 10:20 AM

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Filipe Espósito / 9to5Mac:
Laurene Powell Jobs, Jony Ive, and Tim Cook partner to launch the Steve Jobs Archive, which features emails, videos, and historical materials related to Jobs  —  CodeCon 2022 held an interview with Apple CEO Tim Cook, former design chief Jony Ive, and Laurene Powell Jobs on Wednesday.
Tom Warren / The Verge:
Apple unveils the 6.1-inch iPhone 14 Pro and 6.7-inch iPhone 14 Pro Max with a Dynamic Island notch, 48MP main camera, an A16 4nm chip, and an always-on display  —  It's also the first iPhone with a 48-megapixel camera  —  Apple has officially announced the iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max.
Benjamin Mayo / 9to5Mac:
Joe Rossignol / MacRumors:
The Verge:
Answering a question on iMessage-RCS interoperability at Code, Tim Cook suggests “[buying] your mom an iPhone” to end green bubbles  —  Asked about RCS support in iMessage, Apple's CEO said users aren't asking for it  —  Apple CEO Tim Cook dismissed the idea of adopting RCS messaging …
The Verge:
Hands-on with iPhone 14 Pro and 14 Pro Max: similar design to 13 Pro but without the notch, thanks to the playful Dynamic Island; always-on is a great feature  —  A first look at the new always-on display, camera, and more  —  Apple just announced the iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max.
Victoria Song / The Verge:
Hands-on with Apple Watch Ultra: the large, flat 49mm display, which can reach 2,000 nits, is in a class of its own and the device is lighter than expected  —  Two incremental updates and one big newcomer  —  Today was a big day for Apple wearables.  Not only did Apple announce the brand-new Series 8 …
Peter Kafka / Vox:
At Code, former Disney CEO Bob Iger says the company found “a substantial portion” of Twitter users “were not real” when it considered buying Twitter in 2016  —  Bots were fine.  Nastiness wasn't.  —  Elon Musk wanted to buy Twitter.  Then he decided he didn't.
Sami Fathi / MacRumors:
A Geekbench test shows the iPhone 14's A16 chip, built on a 4nm process, is only marginally faster than the iPhone 13's A15 chip, built on a 5nm process  —  A Geekbench score for the iPhone 14 Pro with the new A16 Bionic chip has revealed little performance improvement compared to the iPhone 13 Pro from last year.
Reuters:
Apple partners with satellite company Globalstar on Emergency SOS, agreeing to pay 95% of the approved capital expenditure to deploy new Globalstar satellites  —  Apple Inc (AAPL.O) on Wednesday selected Globalstar Inc (GSAT.A) as its partner for a feature that would allow iPhone 14 users …
Joe Rossignol / MacRumors:
Bloomberg:
Andrew Ackerman / Wall Street Journal:
SEC Chair Gary Gensler signals support for Congress giving the CFTC oversight on bitcoin and ether, as long as the SEC retains its power  —  Former CFTC chief says he could back giving agency oversight of nonsecurity tokens  —  WASHINGTON—Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Gary Gensler signaled …
Reuters:
Russia's trade minister Denis Manturov says Russians will be able to buy the iPhone 14 despite US sanctions thanks to the country's parallel import scheme  —  Russians will have the chance to buy the new Apple iPhone 14 despite the U.S. tech company having left the country thanks …
Jeff John Roberts / Fortune:
Six people, including Coinbase employees and prominent crypto developers, sue the US Treasury, Janet Yellen, and officials in Texas over Tornado Cash sanctions  —  Six users of Tornado Cash, a popular decentralized cryptocurrency service, filed a lawsuit on Thursday against the U.S. Treasury Department …
Katie Notopoulos / BuzzFeed News:
Apple's video montages for the new Watch and iPhone 14 safety features, like satellite emergency calling and car crash detection, are ominous and unsettling  —  The newly unveiled Watch and iPhone 14 features — car crash detection, satellite emergency calling, extreme weather — all seem a little ominous.
Victoria Song / The Verge:
Apple debuts the Watch Ultra, for athletes, with a 49mm titanium case, improved multiband GPS, “action button”, second speaker, and 36-60-hour battery, for $799  —  Say hello to Apple's biggest fitness watch  —  After over a year of rumors, Apple has finally announced the Apple Watch Ultra …
José Adorno / 9to5Mac:
Cade Metz / New York Times:
In a closely watched trial, ex-Uber CSO Joe Sullivan's lawyers say the company scapegoated him over the 2016 breach after Travis Kalanick's turbulent exit  —  A federal trial began on Wednesday for Joe Sullivan, a former federal prosecutor who is accused of not disclosing a data breach while at the company.
Manish Singh / TechCrunch:
Byju's has missed its own deadlines to file audited financials for the year ending March 2021 by nearly 18 months; Indian government demands an explanation  —  It took Byju's 10 years to become India's most valuable startup, expanding its empire of online learning apps to many markets including …
Kyle Wiggers / TechCrunch:
Arize AI, a service for machine learning operations, or MLOps, raised a $38M Series B led by TCV, bringing its total funding to $62M  —  Arize AI, a startup developing a platform for machine learning operations, today announced that it raised $38 million in a Series B round led by TCV …

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