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September 22, 2023
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CNET

How to Fix the Most Annoying iOS 17 Features on Your iPhone

Apple’s iOS 17 software update is out and available for download to anyone with a supported iPhone. The latest iPhone OS has several new features, like interactive widgets, full-screen contact posters during phone calls, an improved and more …

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CNN

YouTube unveils a slew of new AI-powered tools for creators

The video platform, under the Alphabet-Google umbrella, teased a new generative AI feature dubbed Dream Screen specifically for its short-form video arm and TikTok competitor, YouTube Shorts. Dream Screen is an experimental feature that lets creators add …

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The New York Times

Microsoft Closes In on Activision Deal After Britain Signals Approval

Microsoft scored a major victory on Friday in its long-running effort to buy the video game company Activision Blizzard, as British authorities signaled they would approve the deal after the companies took action that “substantially addresses” …

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BBC News

Microsoft’s new Call of Duty deal set for UK approval

The Competition Markets Authority (CMA) said the updated deal appeared to address concerns it had raised. Under the new proposals, Microsoft will not buy the cloud gaming rights owned by Activision …

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The New York Times

CEO of Google Rival Describes Obstacles to Efforts to Compete

Gabriel Weinberg of the search engine DuckDuckGo was the first competitor to testify in the Justice Department’s antitrust trial against Google. Share full article.

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CNBC

Google’s contracts with browser makers blocked us from distribution, says rival search engine DuckDuckGo

Google’s exclusive contracts proved to be an “obstacle” for DuckDuckGo in pitching browsers on becoming the default search engine for their private browsing modes, DuckDuckGo CEO Gabriel Weinberg testified in federal court on Thursday.

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CNN

We demoed Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth — and it’s incredibly promising

Square Enix gave CNN Underscored an opportunity to check out Final Fantasy Rebirth In a behind closed doors hands-on preview. After playing about an hour of the game, we can confidently say that it’s promising. It builds on the gameplay systems introduced …

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CNN

Microsoft Surface Laptop Go 3

Today, Microsoft revealed the Surface Laptop Go 3, its newest touchscreen laptop, as well as the convertible Surface Laptop Studio 2. Microsoft also opened up preorders for both, which appeal to vastly different shoppers.

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Reuters

Microsoft announces unified AI assistant, new Surface devices

The updated AI software will roll out with the latest changes to Windows 11 on Sept. 26. It will be available in Microsoft 365 Copilot on Nov. 1, when the highly anticipated enterprise AI tool will be generally available for purchase.

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Reuters

Apple’s flagship Shanghai store buzzes as iPhone 15 goes on sale

SHANGHAI/BEIJING, Sept 22 (Reuters) – Over a hundred customers queued inside Apple’s (AAPL.O) flagship store in the Chinese financial hub of Shanghai on Friday, waiting to pick up their iPhone 15 orders on the first day of in-store availability.

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