Sarah Perez / TechCrunch: Apple issues new App Store Guidelines, including letting developers contact users about other payment methods as part of an earlier agreement with US developers  —  Apple today introduced a new set of App Store Guidelines which include three key changes.  One of the changes is the result …

Victoria Guida / Politico: Sources: during the final days of the Trump presidency, OCC quietly determined that banks can legally trade cryptocurrencies on behalf of clients  —  A formal move to green-light crypto trading by banks would probably be met with resistance by advocates of tough financial rules.

Steve Kovach / CNBC: A 2019 email confirms Google asked Roku for preferential treatment for YouTube in Roku’s search results, despite Google’s claims to the contrary  —  – Google said Thursday it would remove YouTube apps from the Roku app store on Dec. 9 as the two sides fight over a new agreement.

Leah Nylen / Politico: Docs from 16 AGs’ Google suit: Google sought help from Apple, Facebook, and Microsoft to stall federal efforts to strengthen an online privacy law for children  —  Unsealed court documents say the search giant sought help from Apple, Facebook and Microsoft to “find areas of alignment.”

Sami Fathi / MacRumors: Apple says the 16-inch MacBook Pro with M1 Max will feature a High Power Mode for intensive, sustained workloads  —  The new 16-inch MacBook Pro with the M1 Max Apple Silicon chip will feature a new High Power Mode for intensive, sustained workloads, according to Apple.

Salvador Rodriguez / CNBC: Snap Q3: $1.07B revenue, up 57% YoY, vs. $1.10B est., DAUs up 23% to 306M, net loss down 64% to $72M, blames iOS ATT changes for revenue miss; stock down 25%+  —  – Snap reported its third-quarter earnings on Thursday, missing revenue expectations after Apple’s iPhone privacy changes disrupted its advertising business.

Kif Leswing / CNBC: Intel Q3: revenue of $18.1B, up 5% YoY, vs. $18.2B est., Client Computing Group revenue fell 2% to $9.7B due to component shortages; stock down 7%+ after hours  —  – Intel reported third-quarter earnings on Thursday.  — The semiconductor company is in a period of massive capital expenditure …

Jordan Novet / CNBC: IBM reports Q3 revenue of $17.62B, vs. $17.77B est., Global Technology Services revenue of $6.15B, down ~5% YoY, vs $6.25B est.; stock down 4%+ after hours  —  – IBM’s revenue was up slightly as its top two business segments fell short of estimates.  — After removing the Kyndryl business IBM …

Emma Roth / The Verge: Google partners with Snap to bring exclusive Snapchat features to Pixel phones, including AR lenses and “Quick Tap to Snap”  —  Thanks to the new Quick Tap to Snap feature  —  At today’s Pixel event, Google dove into the details about the Pixel 6 series devices and outlined …

Andrés Engler / CoinDesk: Element Finance, a decentralized finance fixed rate protocol, raises a $32M Series A led by Polychain Capital at a $320M valuation, says it has 9K+ active users  —  Element Finance, a decentralized finance (DeFi) fixed rate protocol, closed a $32 million Series A funding round at a $320 million valuation …

Chaim Gartenberg / The Verge: Apple botched the notch on the MacBook Pros by leaving out Face ID; the bezels are smaller but not ultrathin like on Dell and HP rivals  —  All the downsides of the notch, without the Face ID benefits  —  The day that many have been dreading has finally arrived.  Apple has added a notch to its new MacBook Pros.

Chance Miller / 9to5Mac: Apple announces M1 Pro and M1 Max chips for Macs: M1 Pro is 70% faster than M1 and has 2x the GPU performance with a 32GB RAM limit; M1 Max supports 64GB RAM  —  Apple today has officially unveiled the next-generation Apple Silicon chip.  Dubbed the M1 Pro and M1 Max, the Apple says that these chips …

Benjamin Mayo / 9to5Mac: Apple unveils MacBook Pros with 14.2″ and 16.2″ ProMotion displays with a notch, M1 Pro or Max chips, MagSafe, no Touch Bar, HDMI port, SD card slot, and more  —  As part of its October Unleashed event, Apple today unveiled the new 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro.

Joe Rossignol / MacRumors: Apple says iOS 15.1, iPadOS 15.1, watchOS 8.1, and tvOS 15.1 will be available next week; macOS Monterey will be released on October 25  —  Apple today announced that iOS 15.1, iPadOS 15.1, watchOS 8.1, tvOS 15.1, and macOS Monterey will all be released as free software updates next week.

Apple: Apple says 14-inch MacBook Pro with M1 starts at $1,999 and the 16-inch MacBook Pro starts at $2,499, available October 26  —  The new MacBook Pro features a 1080p camera, the best audio system in a notebook, and the most advanced connectivity ever in a MacBook Pro

Juli Clover / MacRumors: macOS Monterey release candidate reintroduces Safari’s old tab design as the default and Monterey’s original Safari design as a “Compact” option  —  Apple has admitted defeat on the Safari design changes that have been present for the entire macOS Monterey beta …

Cynthia O’Murchu / Financial Times: Nine UK schools to start taking payments for lunches by scanning students’ faces, claiming that the system speeds up queues and is more COVID-safe  —  Advocates say they speed up queues, but privacy campaigners query whether they are necessary  —  Facial recognition computers have found …

Kim Lyons / The Verge: Facebook disputes WSJ report, saying the prevalence of hate speech on the platform dropped by 50% over the past three years to about 0.05% of content viewed  —  The Wall Street Journal said in a new report that Facebook’s AI is not consistently successful at removing objectionable content

Mark Gurman / Bloomberg: A Mac developer says new MacBook Pro chips named M1 Pro and M1 Max appeared in app logs; sources: MacBook Pros will regain MagSafe but may lose the Touch Bar  —  This is the free version of Power On.  If you like it, consider subscribing to Bloomberg.com—you’ll receive this newsletter several hours earlier …

Catalin Cimpanu / The Record: A joint advisory by the FBI, NSA, CISA, and EPA reveals three more ransomware attacks on water treatment plants this year in Nevada, Maine, and California  —  Ransomware gangs have silently hit three US water and wastewater treatment facilities this year, in 2021, the US government …