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September 20, 2022, 7:45 AM

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Tim Copeland / The Block:
Crypto market maker Wintermute says hackers stole $160M from its DeFi operations but the firm remains solvent; in total, 90 assets were stolen, most worth <$1M  —  - Crypto market making firm Wintermute has been hacked.  — The firm maintains that it is solvent.
Filipe Espósito / 9to5Mac:
Apple plans to increase the price of apps and IAP on the App Store in all territories that use the euro and some Asian countries, starting October 5  —  Apple announced on Monday that it will soon raise App Store prices in multiple countries, including Japan, South Korea, and many others in Europe.
Uber Newsroom:
Responding to last week's hack, Uber says a contractor's account was breached by Lapsus$-linked hackers and exposed HackerOne bug reports were remediated  —  While our investigation is still ongoing, we are providing an update on our response to last week's security incident.  —  What happened?
Kyle Wiens / iFixit News:
A teardown of the iPhone 14 reveals a redesigned internal metal midframe, allowing access from the front and the 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 …
Ryan Weeks / The Block:
Court filing: Alameda Research plans to repay ~$128M in bitcoin and ~$70M in ether to bankrupt crypto lender Voyager and will reclaim ~$160M in collateral  —  - Crypto trading firm Alameda Research will repay two large loans demoninated in bitcoin and ether.  — Once repaid, Alameda will reclaim some $160 million in collateral.
Sander Lutz / Decrypt:
In a federal lawsuit against crypto influencer Ian Balina, the SEC claims the entire Ethereum network falls under the US government's purview  —  In a civil complaint against a crypto influencer, the SEC suggested that it believes the U.S. government has jurisdiction over all Ethereum transactions.
Benjamin Mayo / 9to5Mac:
Apple says a software update is coming next week to fix the iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max camera shake issue in third-party apps  —  Apple will be releasing a software update to fix the camera shake issue affecting iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max models.
Chance Miller / 9to5Mac:
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
London-based Sequence, which offers APIs and other tools for pricing, billing, and related services, raised a $19M seed led by a16z  —  When it comes to fintech, consumers have commanded the most attention in the last decade, with banking, credit, investing and other legacy services getting the disruption treatment.
More: AltFi and UKTNThanks:@ingridlunden
Taylor Soper / GeekWire:
Internal memo: Amazon saw the “biggest three hours for US Prime signups ever” in its first exclusive stream of Thursday Night Football  —  Amazon is already seeing some fruits from its massive investment in live NFL streaming.  —  The company reported the “biggest three hours …
More: Tech Advisor and BloombergThanks:@taylor_soper
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