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October 10, 2022, 8:35 AM

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Joanna Stern / Wall Street Journal:
Some iPhone 14 users say the crash detection feature has triggered false alarms and called 911 during rollercoaster rides or after a phone drop while driving  —  Apple's crash detection for the iPhone 14 and new Apple Watch models can alert 911 and emergency contacts in the event of a collision.
Paul Alcorn / Tom's Hardware:
Intel confirms its proprietary UEFI code appears to have been leaked by a third party; the Alder Lake BIOS source code was leaked to 4chan and GitHub  —  Hack's perpetrator and origins remain unknown.  —  We recently broke the news that Intel's Alder Lake BIOS source code had been leaked …
Will Oremus / Washington Post:
A look at the history of online content moderation, which has become a top culture war issue since the 2016 election and is the subject of multiple court cases  —  Online content moderation wasn't always a partisan issue.  That began to change in 2016.  —  Early last year …
NL Times:
A Dutch court says tracking a remote worker via webcam is an unreasonable intrusion, awarding him €75K after his US employer fired him for having his webcam off  —  A remote employee of a U.S. business who was fired for refusing to leave his webcam on while he was working …
Morgan Sung / NBC News:
At least two TwitchCon attendees say they were severely injured, one with a broken back, after using Lenovo and Intel's foam pit scattered over bare concrete  —  SAN DIEGO — At least two TwitchCon attendees said they were severely injured after they participated in an interactive exhibit …
Birgit Mitwollen / Reuters:
German media reports the government plans to dismiss cybersecurity chief Arne Schoenbohm over possible contacts with Russian security services  —  German Interior Minister Nancy Faeser wants to dismiss the country's cybersecurity chief due to possible contacts with people involved …
Ernesto Van der Sar / TorrentFreak:
Bloomberg:
Sources: Istanbul-based delivery startup Getir is in advanced talks to acquire Berlin-based Gorillas in a cash and equity deal; Getir raised $768M in March  —  Getir, the Istanbul-based delivery startup, is in advanced talks to buy rival Gorillas Technologies GmbH, people familiar with the matter said.

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