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October 10, 2022, 4:55 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 …
Financial Times:
Experts paint a dire picture for China's semiconductor industry and AI development after the US announced new export controls on chips and chipmaking tech  —  Experts predict ‘tsunami of change’ for semiconductor industry as Washington wields tools tested on Huawei
Ernesto Van der Sar / TorrentFreak:
NL Times:
A Dutch court calls webcam tracking of a remote worker an unreasonable intrusion, awarding him €75K after his US employer fired him for not turning on a webcam  —  A remote employee of a U.S. business who was fired for refusing to leave his webcam on while he was working …
Simon Usborne / The Guardian:
How the BBC's archive team is using tech to help digitize, catalog, and publish 23PB+ of content, including random clips that go viral on social media  —  For years the corporation has been digitising its vast reserve of content, turning up lost footage of everyone from General Eisenhower to Victoria Wood.
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 …
Kaitlyn Tiffany / The Atlantic:
GIF, once called “the file format of the internet generation”, is declining in use as young users say GIFs are “cringe” and MP4 videos make the format outdated  —  The internet's file format has been diagnosed as “cringe,” but there are other threats to its existence.

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