September 13, 2023, 2:35 AM

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David Pierce / The Verge:
Apple announces the 6.1" iPhone 15 Pro and 6.7" iPhone 15 Pro Max, with Grade 5 titanium in four finishes, a 3nm A17 Pro, a customizable Action Button, and more  —  Apple just announced its new high-end iPhones, the iPhone 15 Pro and 15 Pro Max.  It's made of titanium, it has an Action button …
Peter Cohen / AppleInsider:
The A17 Pro in iPhone 15 Pro and iPhone 15 Pro Max offers hardware-accelerated ray tracing; Qualcomm and Samsung have released ray tracing-capable mobile chips  —  Apple's latest flagship, the iPhone 15 Pro, promises the best gaming experience on any smartphone with hardware-based ray tracing …
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Jez Corden / Windows Central:
Unity announces fees based on a game's installations and the developer's plan tier, starting on January 1, 2024, joining Unreal Engine, which has similar fees  —  Unity joins Unreal Engine with a per-install fee.  —  What you need to know  — Unity is a popular engine often used by smaller teams …
Tom Warren / The Verge:
Apple announces the iPhone 15, with the Dynamic Island, up to 2,000 nits, or twice as bright as the iPhone 14, a new 48MP main camera, and more, in five colors  —  Apple has just announced the iPhone 15 and 15 Plus, and the big news is a USB-C port.  Finally!
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Hartley Charlton / MacRumors:
Apple unveils the $399 Watch Series 9, with an S9 chip, 30% faster than the S8, a four-core neural engine, Double Tap, on-device Siri, and a 2,000-nit display  —  Apple today unveiled the Apple Watch Series 9, featuring significantly improved performance thanks to the S9 Apple silicon chip …
Ben Lovejoy / 9to5Mac:
Apple on YouTube:
A recording of Apple's livestream of the “Wonderlust” event at Apple Park  —  Join us for a special Apple Event on September 12 at 10 a.m. PT. Set a reminder now, and we'll notify you before showtime.
New York Times:
A recap of the first day of US et al v. Google, as the DOJ argues that the company illegally protected its internet search monopoly via smartphone maker deals  —  In opening statements for the government's first monopoly trial of the modern internet era, Google defended itself and said people had many choices for online search.
Chris Welch / The Verge:
Apple announces a USB-C charging case for the AirPods Pro, letting iPhone 15 owners use the same cable to charge both devices, and new wired EarPods with USB-C  —  It'd be a little strange for Apple to transition the iPhone lineup over to USB-C only to leave its massively popular AirPods Pro stuck with Lightning charging ports.
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Michael Stroup / AppleInsider:
Apple plans to stop using leather for accessories, announces a recycled FineWoven material for Watch bands, and plans to phase out all plastic packaging by 2025  —  Apple's commitment to environmental impacts takes a bold new stand with a claim the tech giant will phase out all plastic packaging …
Bill Toulas / BleepingComputer:
Symantec: Chinese cyberespionage group Redfly used the ShadowPad trojan to compromise a national grid in an Asian country from February 28 until August 3, 2023  —  An espionage threat group tracked as ‘Redfly’ hacked a national electricity grid organization in Asia and quietly maintained access to the breached network for six months.
Sarah Wynn / The Block:
The US sentences Karl Greenwood, who co-founded OneCoin in 2014 alongside Ruja Ignatova, to 20 years and orders him to pay $300M; Greenwood had pleaded guilty  —  - Karl Sebastian Greenwood, who co-founded OneCoin in 2014 with the so-called “Crypto Queen” Ruja Ignatova, was sentenced to 20 years on Tuesday.
Olga Kharif / Bloomberg:
Solidus Labs: wash trading on Ethereum-based decentralized exchanges amounted to at least $2B worth of cryptocurrencies since September 2020  —  - Liquidity providers have manipulated prices of 20,000 tokens  — Solidus examined a sample of 30,000 pools on three exchanges
Olga Kharif / Bloomberg:
Binance.US CEO Brian Shroder departs, replaced on an interim basis by Chief Legal Officer Norman Reed, as the company cuts 100+ jobs, a third of its workforce  —  - More than 100 positions are eliminated in second round of cuts  — Platform shifted to a crypto-only exchange after US crackdown
David Pierce / The Verge:
Apple starts selling a $29 USB-C to Lightning adapter alongside a $19 one-meter USB-C charging cable, a $29 two-meter USB-C cable, and a $69 Thunderbolt 4 cable  —  Apple just made a lot of people's Lightning cables and accessories suddenly redundant by introducing the new iPhone 15, 15 Plus, 15 Pro, and 15 Pro Max.

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