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September 19, 2022, 3:10 PM

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Kyle Wiens / iFixit News:
A teardown of the iPhone 14 reveals an updated metal midframe, allowing access from the front and back, which should make repairs easier  —  The best feature of the iPhone 14 is one that Apple didn't tell you about.  Forget satellite SOS and the larger camera, the headline is this …
Andy Robinson / Video Games Chronicle:
Tom Warren / The Verge:
Song Jung-a / Financial Times:
South Korean prosecutors ask Interpol to issue a red notice for Do Kwon and the government to revoke his passport; Kwon denies being “on the run”  —  Fallen crypto developer denies he is ‘on the run’ from investigators  —  South Korean prosecutors have asked Interpol to issue …
Chance Miller / 9to5Mac:
Some iPhone 14 Pro and Pro Max owners say the camera physically shakes when taking photos or video in third-party apps, such as TikTok, Snapchat, and Instagram  —  It appears that many popular third-party apps weren't quite prepared for the iPhone 14 Pro's new camera technology.
Ellen Nakashima / Washington Post:
Sources: the Pentagon plans to audit how it conducts online clandestine information warfare after Meta, Twitter, and others removed pro-US operations  —  Complaints about the U.S. military's influence operations using Facebook and Twitter have raised concern in the White House and federal agencies.
Joshua Oliver / Financial Times:
The UK's Financial Conduct Authority warns consumers against using FTX, saying the exchange is not authorized, after a similar warning about Binance in 2021  —  FCA says group led by Sam Bankman-Fried is ‘targeting’ consumers without authorisation  —  The UK's financial regulator …
Abner Li / 9to5Google:
An FCC filing and B&H product page detail a Google Nest Wi-Fi router, expected at Google's October 6 event, offering Wi-Fi 6E for better network performance  —  Back in June, we reported that Google was working on a new Wi-Fi 6 router and it has now leaked as the “Nest Wifi Pro.”
Emily Birnbaum / Bloomberg:
Former App Association staff describe Apple's dominant influence despite not being a member; the developer group confirms Apple provides 50%+ of its funding  —  The App Association brands itself as the leading voice for thousands of app developers around the world.
Nicole Sperling / New York Times:
After Will Smith's Oscar slap, sources detail Apple's dilemma over releasing Emancipation, the $120M Civil War drama starring Smith that wrapped earlier in 2022  —  The Civil War drama “Emancipation” finished filming early this year.  Now, Apple faces a quandary on what to do with the movie.
Cordilia James / Wall Street Journal:
Closed captions on videos are used widely by people under 40 years old, going beyond accessibility and translation to improve understanding and aid multitasking  —  As automatic captioning on TikTok and creative audio descriptions on Netflix go mainstream, so does accessibility  —  Closed captions are cool now.

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