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October 10, 2022, 2:10 PM

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Low De Wei / Bloomberg:
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
YouTube announces “handles”, letting creators identify their channel using the @username format across channel pages, video descriptions, comments, and Shorts  —  YouTube is making it easier for creators to direct viewers to their channels.  The company today announced “handles …
IDC:
Global PC shipments fell 15% YoY to 74.3M units in Q3 2022; Lenovo, HP, and Dell declined YoY by 16.1%, 27.8%, and 21.2%, respectively, as Apple grew 40.2% YoY  —  Declines continued for the traditional PC market as global shipments totaled 74.3 million units during the third quarter of 2022 …
Paul Alcorn / Tom's Hardware:
Intel says a third party leaked its proprietary UEFI code and asks researchers to report any flaws; Alder Lake's 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 …
Morgan Sung / NBC News:
At least two TwitchCon attendees say they were severely injured, one breaking her back, after using Lenovo and Intel's shallow foam pit that was set on concrete  —  SAN DIEGO — At least two TwitchCon attendees said they were severely injured after they participated in an interactive exhibit …
Zi Wang / Decrypt:
Days after Celsius shared all its users' names and crypto transaction histories in a bankruptcy filing, a new website shows who allegedly lost the most money  —  Using data likely pulled from its bankruptcy filing, a new tool now shows exactly how much different users lost following Celsius' collapse.
Will Oremus / Washington Post:
A look at the history of online content moderation, which has become a top culture war issue since the 2016 US election and is the subject of many court cases  —  Online content moderation wasn't always a partisan issue.  That began to change in 2016.  —  Early last year …
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Sensor Tower: BeReal has passed 53M installs, its MAUs are up 2,254% since January, and ~9% of its active installs on Android opened the app every day in Q3  —  Gen Z social media app BeReal encourages its users to take a photo every day — a format designed to create a daily habit.
Joanna Stern / Wall Street Journal:
Some iPhone 14 users say the crash detection feature triggered false alarms, calling 911 during rollercoaster rides or after a phone drop while or after 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.
Birgit Mitwollen / Reuters:
German media reports the government plans to dismiss the country's 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 …

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