August 21, 2023, 9:00 AM

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Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Meta plans to launch a web version of Threads early this week, addressing a longstanding wish list item; Adam Mosseri confirmed testing the web app  —  Meta Platforms plans to launch a web version of microblogging app Threads early this week, the biggest new feature to be introduced …
Alex Reisner / The Atlantic:
Dayana Mustak / Bloomberg:
John Warnock, who co-founded Adobe in 1982 with Charles Geschke and was the company's CEO until 2000 and CTO until retiring in 2001, died on August 19 at age 82  —  Technology entrepreneur John Warnock, co-founder of Adobe Inc., died on Saturday at age 82, the company said in a statement.
Wall Street Journal:
A look at the potential impact of the EU DSA and DMA on Big Tech; some say the effect could be as severe as Great Depression-era laws that reined in US banks  —  Google, Meta Platforms and others are set to face regulations that resemble the detail and sweep of those imposed on banks
Matt Novak / Forbes:
Many images uploaded directly to X between 2011 and 2014 are not loading and links from those years that used Twitter's native shortening service are broken too  —  Twitter, the social media platform officially known as X, appears to have deleted all images from the website that were posted between 2011 and 2014.
Monica Chin / The Verge:
LG Gram Style (2023) review: 120Hz OLED, bold color-changing body, and lightweight, but limited power, poor thermal management and trackpad, and bendy chassis  —  At this point, I feel like people who want to buy an LG Gram know exactly what they're getting.  Grams are made to travel.
Vishal Chawla / The Block:
NFT platform Recur plans to shut down by November 16, 2023, less than two years after raising a $50M Series A, and tells owners to move NFT metadata to the IPFS  —  - NFT platform Recur has decided to close less than two years after raising $50 million in a Series A funding round.
New York Times:
A look at Music: Not Impossible's haptic suit, consisting of a backpack and ankle and wrist bands, which lets people feel music as vibrations on their bodies  —  Wearable backpacks designed by Music: Not Impossible, which allow people to experience music as vibrations on their bodies, are becoming more accessible to the public.

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