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French startup Not So Dark, which offers tools for restaurants to run a delivery-only business alongside their usual operations, raised an $80M Series B (Romain Dillet/TechCrunch)09/26/22
Review of AMD's new $699 Ryzen 9 7950X, built on Zen 4 with 16 cores: blistering single- and multi-threaded performance and efficiency helps beat Intel's chips (AnandTech)09/26/22
An overview of Twitter and Elon Musk's legal battle so far: the judge signaling a focus on the contractual agreement, haggling over discovery, and more (Wall Street Journal)09/26/22
Cloudflare announces Zero Trust SIM, a US-only, device-specific eSIM for iOS and Android that uses VPNs and DNS filtering, and Zero Trust for Mobile Operators (Kyle Wiggers/TechCrunch)09/26/22
A New York-based artist received copyright registration on a comic featuring artwork by Midjourney, the first known US copyright for latent diffusion AI art (Benj Edwards/Ars Technica)09/26/22
The UK's ICO could fine TikTok £27M after provisionally finding that the company breached data protection rules around children's data (Stephanie Bodoni/Bloomberg)09/26/22
Analysis: Amazon's regular trucking contractors were more than twice as likely as other companies to get unsafe driving scores from February 2020 to August 2022 (Christopher Weaver/Wall Street Journal)09/26/22
Sources: Apple, Samsung, and Xiaomi express concerns over India's home-grown GPS plan, arguing integrating the system would be costly and require new hardware (Reuters)09/26/22
Sources: the US government and TikTok have reached a preliminary deal to resolve national security concerns without ByteDance selling it but some details remain (New York Times)09/26/22
Australian data and back office services provider Link says Canadian legal software maker Dye & Durham's $2.4B bid to acquire it has expired after two years (David Morris/Bloomberg)09/26/22
Deutsche Telekom, Orange, Telefonica, Vodafone, and 12 other European telecoms argue that Meta, Google, Netflix, and other US giants should share network costs (Foo Yun Chee/Reuters)09/26/22
UK police arrest and charge a 17-year-old with computer misuse and breaches of bail, believed to be related to the recent Uber and Rockstar hacks (Lawrence Abrams/BleepingComputer)09/26/22
South Korea says Interpol has issued a Red Notice for Terraform Labs co-founder Do Kwon; prosecutors say Kwon disappeared from Singapore after September 17 (Sangmi Cha/Bloomberg)09/26/22
Amazon confirms a second two-day shopping event for 2022 named Prime Early Access Sale, to be held on October 11-12 in 15 countries including the US and the UK (The Verge)09/26/22
Apple confirms that a Foxconn plant near Chennai is manufacturing iPhone 14 models; locally assembled phones will be sold in India later in 2022 (Manish Singh/TechCrunch)09/26/22
In a new paper, Meta researchers demonstrated a system that can reconstruct a user's plausible pose from only the Quest 2's sensors using reinforcement learning (David Heaney/UploadVR)09/26/22
Researchers say Slack and Microsoft Teams have fundamental issues vetting third-party apps and should overhaul their app model to be more like traditional OSes (Andy Greenberg/Wired)09/26/22
Counterpoint: the average selling price of iPhones could rise to $892 in Q3 and $944 in Q4, as buyers choose Pro models; the current record is $873 from Q4 2021 (Patrick McGee/Financial Times)09/25/22
iPhone, in the third year of a three-year design cycle, may be overhauled next year; Apple Pay Later may arrive in 2023; Apple may not hold an October event (Mark Gurman/Bloomberg)09/25/22
An interview with Meta's chief AI scientist Yann LeCun on his critics and why today's most popular approaches to AI won't lead to human-level intelligence (Tiernan Ray/ZDNet)09/25/22