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September 26, 2022, 10:05 AM

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Lawrence Abrams / BleepingComputer:
UK police arrest and charge a 17-year-old with computer misuse and breaches of bail, believed to be related to the recent Uber and Rockstar hacks  —  The City of London police announced on Twitter today the arrest of a British 17-year-old teen suspected of being involved in recent cyberattacks.
Mark Gurman / Bloomberg:
The iPhone, in its third year of a three-year design cycle, may be overhauled in 2023; Apple may delay Pay Later to 2023 and may not host an October 2022 event  —  I've spent the last week or so testing out the iPhone 14 Pro Max, and I believe it sets the stage for larger changes next year.
Patrick McGee / Financial Times:
Sangmi Cha / Bloomberg:
South Korea says Interpol has issued a Red Notice for Terraform Labs co-founder Do Kwon; prosecutors say Kwon disappeared from Singapore after September 17  —  South Korea said Interpol requested law enforcement worldwide to locate and arrest Terraform Labs co-founder Do Kwon …
New York Times:
Sources: the US government and TikTok have reached a preliminary deal to resolve national security concerns without ByteDance selling it but some details remain  —  A draft agreement with the Biden administration to keep the Chinese-owned video app operating in the United States is under review.
Manish Singh / TechCrunch:
Apple confirms that a Foxconn plant near Indian city Chennai is manufacturing iPhone 14 models; locally assembled phones will be sold in India later in 2022  —  Apple has started assembling the iPhone 14 models in India, it said Monday, locally producing the current lineup …
Stephanie Bodoni / Bloomberg:
The UK's ICO could fine TikTok £27M after provisionally finding that the company breached data protection rules around children's data  —  ByteDance Ltd.'s TikTok faces a possible fine of 27 million pounds ($28.9 million) after the UK's privacy watchdog provisionally found the company …
The Verge:
Amazon confirms a second two-day shopping event in 2022, the Prime Early Access Sale, to be held on October 11-12 in 15 countries, including the US and the UK  —  The rumors were true: Amazon's holding a second Prime-exclusive sales event starting on Tuesday, October 11th at 3AM ET / 12AM PT and running through Wednesday, October 12th.
AnandTech:
Review of AMD's new $699 Ryzen 9 7950X, built on Zen 4 with 16 cores: blistering single- and multi-threaded performance and efficiency helps beat Intel's chips  —  Back at CES 2022, which was held in Las Vegas earlier at the beginning of the year, AMD announced that its new Zen 4 core would be coming sometime in the second half of 22.
David Heaney / UploadVR:
In a new paper, Meta researchers demonstrated a system that can reconstruct a user's plausible pose from only the Quest 2's sensors using reinforcement learning  —  Meta researchers demonstrated Quest 2 body tracking without extra trackers.  —  Current VR systems ship with a headset and held controllers …
Christopher Weaver / Wall Street Journal:
Analysis: Amazon's regular trucking contractors were more than twice as likely as other companies to get unsafe driving scores from February 2020 to August 2022  —  Its regular contractors were more than twice as likely to receive unsafe driving scores compared with similar outfits; Amazon says its network is safe

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