Aditya Kalra / Reuters: Report: India’s antitrust authority found that Google abused the dominant position of Android in the country to illegally hurt competitors  —  Google abused the dominant position of its Android operating system in India, using its “huge financial muscle” to illegally hurt competitors …

Brian X. Chen / New York Times: The dismantling of digital advertising based on personal data and cookies is reshaping revenue plans for ad and tech industries, publishers, and small companies  —  As Apple and Google enact privacy changes, businesses are grappling with the fallout, Madison Avenue is fighting back and Facebook has cried foul.

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty: Telegram blocks Navalny’s Smart Voting chatbot on the second day of voting in Russia’s parliamentary election  —  Popular messaging app Telegram has suspended all chat bots used in the Russian elections campaign, in another blow to jailed opposition politician Aleksei Navalny’s Smart Voting initiative …

Nick Clegg / About Facebook: Facebook VP says WSJ’s series contained deliberate mischaracterizations, and conferred egregiously false motives to Facebook’s leadership and employees  —  A lot has been said about Facebook this week.  A series of articles published by the Wall Street Journal has focused …

Sohini Podder / Reuters: Coding platform GitLab files paperwork for U.S. IPO  —  (Reuters) – GitLab Inc, a coding platform backed by the likes of ICONIQ Capital and Khosla Ventures, filed for an initial public offering in the United States, according to a regulatory filing on Friday.  —  Gitlab did not disclose the terms for its offering.

Ari Levy / CNBC: GitLab files for a US IPO and says its revenue in the latest quarter grew 69% to $58.1M, while net losses grew to $40.2M from $9.4M a year ago  —  – GitLab, which was valued at $6 billion in a secondary share sale late last year, filed its IPO prospectus on Friday.

Janko Roettgers / Protocol: Sources: Google plans to add free, ad-supported streaming TV channels to Google TV and has held talks with media companies that provide the channels  —  Google is looking to make its Chromecast streaming device more appealing to cord cutters.  The company has plans to add free TV channels to Google TV …

Wall Street Journal: Internal docs show Facebook’s weak response after staff flagged human traffickers and drug cartels using its platform for recruitment in developing countries  —  Employees raised alarms about how the site is used in developing countries, where its user base is already huge and expanding

Mitchell Clark / The Verge: Nate Chastain, the head of product at OpenSea who was accused this week of a form of NFT insider trading, appears to no longer be working for the company  —  He’s accused of buying NFTs before they appeared on the trading platform’s homepage  —  OpenSea head of product Nate Chastain …

Salvador Rodriguez / CNBC: Adam Mosseri faces criticism after comparing social media to cars, saying “cars create way more value than they destroy”, even though people die in accidents  —  – Facebook Instagram chief Adam Mosseri came under a flurry of criticism after comparing the value of social networks to society to that of cars.

Haroon Siddique / The Guardian: Sir Clive Sinclair, the creator of the landmark ZX Spectrum who helped popularize the home computer, dies at age 81  —  Creator of the landmark ZX Spectrum and the less commercially successful C5 died after a long illness  —  Sir Clive Sinclair, the inventor and entrepreneur who was instrumental …

Ash Parrish / The Verge: After being sued by the state of California, Activision Blizzard is sued by a group representing employees, alleging it tried to prevent them from organizing  —  Organized by CODE-CWA, the suit claims Activision Blizzard engaged in coercive and intimidating behavior

Makena Kelly / The Verge: Senate Commerce Committee’s consumer protection panel to launch a probe into Facebook after reports it was aware of the harm Instagram can cause teenage girls  —  Democrats call on the company to abandon Instagram for kids  —  Two top lawmakers on the Senate Commerce Committee’s panel …

Kyle Wiggers / VentureBeat: Deep Vision, which develops AI accelerator chips and software for edge computing workloads, raises $35M Series B led by Tiger Global  —  The Transform Technology Summits start October 13th with Low-Code/No Code: Enabling Enterprise Agility.  Register now!  —  Deep Vision, a company developing …

Kim Lyons / The Verge: DoorDash files another lawsuit against NYC, saying a new law requiring it to share customer data with restaurants constitutes an invasion of user privacy  —  The delivery platform says the law raises customer privacy concerns  —  Food delivery company DoorDash has filed yet another lawsuit …

Larry Dignan / ZDNet: Adobe says it will launch a payment service via PayPal for Adobe Commerce by the end of the year, adding native payments to customers’ digital storefronts  —  Customers will be able to manage payments directly from their Adobe Commerce Admin without integration with third-party payment providers.

Apple: Apple’s A15 is a 5nm SoC with two performance CPU cores and four efficiency cores, a 16-core Neural Engine capable of 15.8 trillion operations/second, and more  —  Featuring a sleek and durable design, an advanced new dual-camera system for improved photos and videos in low light, and introducing Cinematic mode

Apple: Apple’s iPhone 13 Pro and 13 Pro Max will feature a macro photography mode for close-up shots, a Cinematic mode for more advanced “rack focus” techniques, more  —  The most advanced pro camera system ever on iPhone; Super Retina XDR display with ProMotion; a massive leap in battery life …

Pieter Haeck / Politico: Dutch judge rules Uber drivers are employees, not self-employed, so Uber will have to pay drivers by the rules of the taxi industry’s collective labor agreement  —  Dutch Uber drivers should be classified as employees rather than self-employed, a Dutch judge ruled on Monday.

Chance Miller / 9to5Mac: Apple releases iOS 14.8, watchOS 7.6.2, iPadOS 14.8, and macOS 11.6; some CoreGraphics and WebKit flaws that defeated iOS “Blastdoor” protections are now fixed  —  Apple has published a full support document detailing what’s new in iOS 14.8, watchOS 7.6.2, iPadOS 14.8, and macOS Big Sur 11.6.