The biggest tech stories this morning.

The biggest tech stories this morning.
A number of iPhone users are seeing a strange green tint on their devices’ displays for a few seconds after unlocking their devices, and it’s still unclear what’s causing the phenomenon.
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Brave privacy browser ‘mistake’ added affiliate links to crypto URLs

Brave privacy browser ‘mistake’ added affiliate links to crypto URLs
“The autocomplete default was inspired by search query clientid attribution that all browsers do, but unlike keyword queries, a typed-in URL should go to the domain named, without any additions,” said Brendan Eich, Brave CEO and Mozilla co-founder.
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Senate bill offers more incentives for private spaceflight

Senate bill offers more incentives for private spaceflight
Politicians are seizing on Crew Dragon fervor to offer more incentives for private spaceflight. A group of US senators including Marco Rubio, Dianne Feinstein and Ted Cruz have put forward the American Space Commerce Act, a bill that would expand perks for companies like SpaceX.
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Amazon workers sue over alleged failure to follow COVID-19 guidelines

Amazon workers sue over alleged failure to follow COVID-19 guidelines
The lawsuit was filed with the support of groups Make the Road New York, Public Justice and Towards Justice. We’ve asked Amazon for comment. In a statement to CNBC, it maintained that it followed all national and local health guidelines, including the CDC’s contact tracing approach.
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Scientists find a likely Earth-like planet orbiting a Sun-like star

Scientists find a likely Earth-like planet orbiting a Sun-like star
Astronomers have found Earth-like planets before, but usually around red dwarf stars. That’s a rather large problem when their flares and radiation could make orbiting planets uninhabitable. Thankfully, there may be a much more viable candidate in the pipeline.
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Apple Card may offer monthly installment plans for iPads and Macs

Apple Card may offer monthly installment plans for iPads and Macs
The Apple Card already has perks if you’re buying from Apple itself, but the company is apparently willing to further sweeten those incentives. Bloomberg sources say Apple is planning a Card feature that will let you buy “many” products (not just the iPhone) in monthly, interest-free payments.
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TCL starts selling Android-powered TVs in the US

TCL starts selling Android-powered TVs in the US
You no longer have to use Roku’s platform if you want a modern TCL TV in the US. TCL has started selling its Android TV-based 3-Series sets in the US through Best Buy. You can buy a 32-inch, 720p starter model for $130, or jump to a 40-inch 1080p screen for $200.
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TCL starts selling Android-powered TVs in the US

TCL starts selling Android-powered TVs in the US
You no longer have to use Roku’s platform if you want a modern TCL TV in the US. TCL has started selling its Android TV-based 3-Series sets in the US through Best Buy. You can buy a 32-inch, 720p starter model for $130, or jump to a 40-inch 1080p screen for $200.
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IBM toolkit keeps data encrypted in iPhone and Mac apps while in use

IBM toolkit keeps data encrypted in iPhone and Mac apps while in use
It’s now more practical to keep data encrypted while you use it, provided you’re using an Apple device. IBM has released (via ZDNet) a toolkit that makes it easier to implement fully homomorphic encryption (FHE) in iOS and macOS apps.
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The first live ‘Destiny 2’ event kicks off at 1PM ET

The first live ‘Destiny 2’ event kicks off at 1PM ET
Bungie is about to try a new strategy for keeping Destiny 2 fresh: holding Fortnite-style live events. The studio is promising (via PC Gamer) that humans will “take aim at the Almighty” (the massive Red Legion spaceship on a kamikaze mission against the Last City) at 1PM Eastern.
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