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September 9, 2022, 3:20 AM

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Michael McSweeney / The Block:
A White House report proposes outright restrictions on proof-of-work mechanisms if US crypto mining companies fail to reduce the industry's environmental impact  —  - The White House encouraged a broad policy push to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and urged the use of clean energy by U.S. crypto mining companies.
Andrew Ackerman / Wall Street Journal:
Anton Shilov / Tom's Hardware:
Intel reveals its Arc Alchemist desktop GPU specifications for demanding, budget, and casual gamers; the top model will have 32 Xe cores and 16GB of GDDR6 RAM  —  Specifications of Intel's A770, A750, and A580.  —  the specifications of all of its Arc Alchemist A-series discrete graphics cards for desktop PCs.
Ben Brody / Protocol:
The White House unveils six proposals for tech policy reform aimed at competition, algorithms, and safety on social platforms, and suggests Section 230 changes  —  The White House on Thursday praised “bipartisan interest in Congress in passing legislation to protect privacy” …
Jeff Horwitz / Wall Street Journal:
Meta disbands its Responsible Innovation team set up to address concerns about its products' downsides, but says the company remains committed to the same goals  —  Group was put in place to address potential downsides of the company's products; Meta says efforts will continue
CoinDesk:
Chainalysis says it helped the US government recover about $30M stolen from Axie Infinity by the North Korea-linked hackers Lazarus Group earlier in 2022  —  Hackers stole over $600 million from Axie earlier this year.  —  Crypto analytics firm Chainalysis announced Thursday it helped …
Andrew J. Hawkins / The Verge:
Uber and Nuro sign a 10-year deal and plan to deploy autonomous vehicles for Uber Eats deliveries in Mountain View, California, and Houston, Texas, in fall 2022  —  Nuro's delivery pods are big enough to drive in the street  —  Uber Eats customers in California and Texas may soon …
Thomas Ricker / The Verge:
Apple Watch Ultra's app ecosystem challenges Garmin, which dominates the $699+ premium active wearables market, and its usability could erode Garmin's position  —  Apple begins slow-rolling its way onto Garmin's lucrative turf  —  I had a funny feeling watching yesterday's announcement …
Victoria Song / The Verge:
Aisha Malik / TechCrunch:
Instagram says it's exploring the ability to repost other users' posts in the Feed and plans to test the feature “soon with a small number of people”  —  Instagram is gearing up to give users the ability to repost other users' posts, the social network confirmed to TechCrunch.
Rob Davies / The Guardian:
UK-based Darktrace's stock falls 32.47% after US private equity firm Thoma Bravo ends bid interest in the scandal-hit AI and cybersecurity company  —  Private equity firm Thoma Bravo ends bid interest in scandal-hit British AI and cybersecurity firm  —  Shares in Darktrace …
The Verge:
iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max hands-on: iPhone 13 Pro design without the notch, thanks to the playful Dynamic Island; the always-on display looks great  —  A first look at the new always-on display, camera, and more  —  Apple just announced the iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max.
Sami Fathi / MacRumors:
Arjun Kharpal / CNBC:
Apple keeps US prices for iPhone 14 on par with iPhone 13, but raises them globally, including in the UK, Australia, Japan, and Germany, due to a strong USD  —  - Apple raised the price of its iPhone 14 series versus the iPhone 13 in key markets including the U.K., Japan and Germany …

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