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September 20, 2014, 1:55 AM

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Jonathan Zdziarski / Jonathan Zdziarski's Domain:
With iOS 8, forensics tools can still obtain your camera reel, third-party app data, iTunes media, and more  —  Your iOS 8 Data is Not Beyond Law Enforcement's Reach... Yet.  —  In a recent announcement, Apple stated that they no longer unlock iOS (8) devices for law enforcement.
Darrell Etherington / TechCrunch:
Juli Clover / MacRumors:
iPhone 6 and 6 Plus Use 20-Nanometer A8 Processor From TSMC  —  Apple's 20-nanometer A8 processor in the new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus was fabricated by Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), according to Chipworks (via iFixit).  Chipworks has been analyzing the various parts in the iPhone 6 …
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Mark Walsh / MediaPost:
Hearst Starts Silicon Valley Development Unit, Acquires BranchOut Assets  —  Hearst Corp. on Friday announced the launch of a new digital development unit in Silicon Valley to build new apps and services across the publisher's diversified media properties.  —  Leading the new group …
Joe Mullin / Ars Technica:
Patent troll gives up, can't defend “matchmaking” patent under new law  —  A patent troll called Lumen View Technology got stopped in its tracks last year after it sued Santa Barbara-based startup FindTheBest, then asked the company for a quick $50,000 settlement.
eMarketer:
Facebook's US Ad Revenues Outpace Users' Average Daily Time Spent on the Site  —  Facebook bucks trend of digital ad dollars lagging time spent with digital media  —  US adults will spend an average of 21 minutes each day on Facebook in 2014, according to new figures from eMarketer …
John Callaham / Connectedly:
Belkin's WeMo Smart LED Bulbs now on sale in US and Canada  —  Belkin has announced that its WeMo Smart LED Bulbs, which can be controlled by iOS or Android apps, are now on sale in the US and Canada, both as individual bulbs as well as in a Starter Kit that includes a WeMo Link which can control up to 50 of those lights.
Syncano:
6 Reasons Why We Love React.js  —  Our front-end team loves trying new things.  New frameworks, new build tools... anything that makes our work more efficient deserves my attention.  While some of tools have proved to be useful, a handful completely revolutionized my workflow …
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Andrea Peterson / Washington Post:
Online court archive PACER says it will restore access to missing records  —  The Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts (or AO) has a plan to restore online access to documents that were controversially removed in August from PACER, the online system for accessing public court records, a spokesperson said.
Larry Kim / WordStream:
Creating a Google+ profile is no longer mandatory when signing up for Gmail  —  Mandatory Google+ Gmail Integration Quietly Shelved  —  Google has gone to valiant lengths to convince us that rumors of Google+'s demise have been greatly exaggerated, but Google is no longer forcing new Gmail users …

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Microsoft:
The Carlsberg Group goes ‘GloCal’ with Office 365  —  Denmark-based brewery finds the right balance between working together at a global level and allowing its many strong regional beer brands to flourish.
VMware:
Hybrid Cloud: A New Way of Thinking About Disaster Recovery  —  Protecting business applications against outages, failures, disasters and other causes of downtime is a top priority for many organizations …
Zoho:
Customer service centered around customers, not software.  Now that's zen.  —  We all know that guy.  —  When he first burst on your social circle's scene, he was a refreshing change of pace.  He was cool.
Syncano:
6 Reasons Why We Love React.js  —  Our front-end team loves trying new things.  New frameworks, new build tools... anything that makes our work more efficient deserves my attention.

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