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News items you should check out: August 20

Since I can’t cover everything, I’ll often direct your attention to articles from various other sources worth your time.

° From The Verge: A Steve Jobs’ email confirms that Apple was once working on an “iPhone nano.”

° From Business Insider: Apple is scaling back its internal “HealthHabit” project for employees.

° From Reuters: More than 90 policy and rights groups around the world published an open letter on Thursday urging Apple to abandon plans for scanning children’s messages for nudity and the phones of adults for images of child sex abuse.

° From The Guardian: As Fortnite creator Epic Games continues its global legal battle against Apple and Google over in-app payments, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission says “upfront rules and regulations” may be needed to force the tech giants to open their app stores to greater competition.

° From AppleInsider: JP Morgan ups Apple price target to $170, citing 5G iPhone SE expectations.

° From iMore: LifeProof says it has now recycled over 37,500 pounds of ocean-based plastic for its products.

° From MacVoices Live!: Luma Touch has just released version 3 of LumaFusion, their sophisticated video editing software for the iPad. On the new episode, Terri Morgan, co-founder and principle designer, joins host Chuck Joiner to offer a taste of what’s new. 

Dennis Sellers
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Dennis Sellers is the editor/publisher of Apple World Today. He’s been an “Apple journalist” since 1995 (starting with the first big Apple news site, MacCentral). He loves to read, run, play sports, and watch movies.