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Justice Department opposes TikTok’s request for injunction in new filing [The Verge] The Justice Department filed its opposition Friday to TikTok’s request for an injunction against the Trump administration’s looming ban of the app, and says blocking the the ban would “infringe on the President’s authority to block business-to-business econom…

Twitter will soon call you out for tweeting articles you haven't actually read [The Next Web] Back in June, Twitter began testing a feature that would prompt users to read an article before they retweet it. Because, you know, that’s something everyone should be doing. Now the test is rolling out to everyone –and it’s probably one of the smartest thing…

Video Surfaces of Joe Biden Calling Troops 'Dull, Stupid Bastards' [Crypto Coins News] Joe Biden expressed anger over anonymous reports that Donald Trump called the troops names. A video just surfaced of Biden doing that.

Amazon is also warning Xbox Series X preorder customers that their consoles might show up late [The Verge] Last week, Amazon informed customers who had preordered the PS5 that they might not actually get their consoles on launch day. Now, Amazon started to tell people who preordered the Xbox Series X that they might not get that console right when it’s out, either.

Vin Diesel Just Released His First Song 'Feel Like I Do'--But Why? [Crypto Coins News] Action movie star, Vin Diesel, just released his first single, "Feel Like I Do," but did he really need to make us cringe?

Microsoft had a secret Windows XP theme that made it look like a Mac [The Verge] Microsoft created a secret Windows XP theme back in 2000 that looked a lot like Apple’s Aqua theme. It was used to create the initial theme engine for XP, before its release in 2001.

What you need to know about iOS 14's new privacy settings [The Next Web] Apple's most recent overhaul of iOS adds multiple new bells and whistles to the platform, including the ability to completely change your screen layout and set your own default apps. ...

Postmates cuts losses in Q2 as it heads towards tie-up with Uber [TechCrunch] Popular food delivery service Postmates is in the process of merging with Uber in a blockbuster $2.65 billion deal that would see it join forces with its food delivery competitor, Uber Eats. The deal remains under antitrust scrutiny, and has not yet been appr…

Vergecast: Amazon announces a new fleet of hardware [The Verge] The Vergecast discuss all the important announcements from Amazon’s fall hardware event this week — a security drone for your home, a spherical Echo, a cloud gaming service, a mesh network, new Eero routers, and a whole lot more.

Report: Disney+ adds Nick Fury to its lineup of Marvel shows [The Next Web] Disney is reportedly adding yet another Disney+ show to its Marvel queue -- this time, starring Samuel L Jackson as Nick Fury. While Disney has not yet confirmed it, it would be in ...

Rare case of black licorice poisoning kills man in Massachusetts [Ars Technica] The licorice plant naturally contains a toxin called glycyrrhizin.

Daily Crunch: Reviewing the new Apple Watch [TechCrunch] We’ve got an in-depth review of the Apple Watch Series 6, Apple gives Facebook a temporary break on App Store fees and Alexis Ohanian is raising a new fund. This is your Daily Crunch for September 25, 2020. The big story: Reviewing the new Apple Watch Brian H…

Black founders face a unique set of challenges [TechCrunch] The notion that Black people in America need to work twice as hard as others to succeed may be a depressing sentiment, but it has been deeply ingrained into the psyches of many African-Americans. At TechCrunch Disrupt, several Black founders spoke about some …

Review: The Smooth XS smartphone gimbal is a great selfie stick with a crummy app [The Next Web] The Smooth XS from Zhiyun is an interesting take on the smartphone gimbal that attempts to snuggle the space between prosumer and novice gear. In many respects it passes with flying colors. The build quality, cost, and usability are all excellent in this gadg…

NASA commissions report to show its economic impact: $64B and 312K jobs [TechCrunch] Perhaps anticipating budget pushback from the federal government, NASA has released its first ever agency-wide economic report, documenting the agency’s impact on the nation’s jobs and cash flow. Everyone knew NASA was impactful, but now we know exactly how i…

FBI offers $10,000 reward for GirlsDoPorn mastermind Michael Pratt [Ars Technica] Pratt has been charged with sex trafficking and child pornography.

4 things to remember when adapting AI/ML learning models during a pandemic [TechCrunch] The progress seen in AI/machine learning leading up to and during the pandemic cannot be ignored, but this crisis brings with it a unique opportunity for updates and innovation in modeling.

How Old Navy quickly turned its stores into e-commerce distribution centers [Recode] Nancy Green, the head of Old Navy for Gap Inc., explains to Recode’s Jason Del Rey how her company rethought its business in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

Alphabet, shareholders settle in lawsuits over sexual harassment at Google [Ars Technica] Investors sued after one exec accused of misconduct was compensated $240M to leave.

Apple backs down on taking 30% cut of paid online events on Facebook [Ars Technica] Apple says the 30 percent Apple tax will return at the end of the year.

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