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September 5, 2012, 1:30 PM

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Nokia:
New Nokia Lumia Range Delivers Latest PureView Camera Innovation, New Navigation Experiences and Wireless Charging on Windows Phone 8  —  Nokia Lumia 920 Captures Best Pictures and Video Ever Seen on a Smartphone  —  Espoo, Finland and New York, NY - Nokia today announced the Nokia Lumia 920 …
T.C. Sottek / The Verge:
Nokia Lumia 920 announced with Windows Phone 8, 4.5-inch display, wireless charging, and ‘PureView’ camera  —  Nokia has officially unveiled its new flagship smartphone, the Lumia 920.  As expected, Nokia's new Lumia has received a bump in specs over the previous iteration …
Joseph Volpe / Engadget:
Nokia Lumia 920 hands-on: the dual-core, HD Windows Phone 8 flagship to take on the beasts  —  It's official.  Nokia's just taken the wraps off its worst-kept Windows Phone 8 secret: the Lumia 920.  The device, announced at the manufacturer's event in New York City today …
Steven Levy / Wired:
Nokia's Visionary Wants to Out-Design Apple  —  Marko Ahtisaari, head of Nokia's design studio.  Photo: nomadig/Flickr  —  Marko Ahtisaari spreads out several models of Nokia's new smart phone with the self-assurance of a Tiffany diamond salesman.  It is several weeks before the launch …
Aaron Souppouris / The Verge:
Nokia announces mid-range Lumia 820 with Windows Phone 8, with 4.3-inch display, 8GB storage, exchangeable covers, and optional wireless charging  —  As expected, Nokia has just announced the Lumia 820, a mid-range Windows Phone 8 smartphone.  —  The 820 is powered by the same 1.5GHz dual-core Snapdragon S4 …
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Nokia: 7M Lumia Devices Sold To Date In 54 Markets  —  D-Day (that is, device day) for Nokia and Microsoft has kicked off with their press conference in New York.  But speaking to analysts in Helsinki beforehand, Nokia revealed a sales number: it said that it sold 7 million devices so far in its Windows Phone Lumia line.
More: Engadget and SlashGear
Jon Fingas / Engadget:
Nokia brings wireless charging to Virgin Atlantic lounges, The Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf  —  Nokia thinks you'll like the wireless phone charging on your Lumia 920 enough to want to take it on the road, and to that end it's striking a deal to bring the cable-free experience beyond the home.
John Paczkowski / AllThingsD:
Apple: We Didn't Give FBI Any Device IDs  —  Apple has finally weighed in on hacker group AntiSec's claims that it has obtained millions of unique device identifiers for Apple devices (UDIDs) from an FBI laptop.  The gist of its comment: If the FBI has iPhone and iPad UDIDs, it didn't get them from us.
Arik Hesseldahl / AllThingsD:
Angela Yang / LinkedIn Blog:
New: Get Notified on LinkedIn  —  We've been working hard to bring you new ways to access the most relevant professional information and insights to help you be even better at your job, everyday.  —  Launching today is our new notifications feature, which will keep you notified in real …
Todd Brix / The Windows Blog:
Windows Phone 8 SDK Preview opens for applications Sept. 12  —  In June we provided an early look at some developer features of Windows Phone 8, promising to share the Software Development Kit (SDK) in late summer.  Select partners and developers have already seen early builds of the new SDK …
More: ZDNet and TechNet Blogs
Rene Ritchie / iMore:
Leaks accurate, this is what the new iPhone will look like  —  iMore has learned that recent parts leaks and dummy phones are accurate representations of what the new iPhone (iPhone 5,1) will look like when Apple announces it on September 12, 2012.  Almost identical in design to the iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S …
Michael Grothaus / TUAW:
With iOS 6, your address book may be invaded by @facebook.com email addresses  —  I'm generally a fan of Facebook.  I only use it to keep in contact with people I actually know and hang out with in real life.  And for my friends that live in other countries, it's the easiest way to share photos, videos, and other life events.
More: Cult of Mac and Macgasm
Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:
Cloud-Based Social Business Service Podio Comes To The iPad  —  Podio, the collaborative work platform that was acquired by Citrix earlier this year, just launched its first iPad app.  Podio already offered native apps for Apple's iPhone and Google's Android platform, but today's launch marks …
John Koetsier / VentureBeat:
World Wide Web Foundation releases first-ever global web index (U.S. ranks second)  —  A trillion public pages and 3.4 billion users, but the goal of connecting the entire world is still only 40 percent complete.  —  World-wide web inventor Dr. Tim Berners-Lee's foundation just released …
Christina Bonnington / Wired:
Chinese Knockoff Maker Reportedly Copies, Patents iPhone 5 Design  —  The Goophone I5 takes the upcoming iPhone's purported new look to the Android platform.  Image: Goophone  —  A Chinese iPhone lookalike manufacturer has reportedly patented the next iPhone's design before Apple has even released the handset.
Matthew Panzarino / The Next Web:
Twitter announces tool to embed interactive timelines of tweets into any site  —  Twitter has announced a new tool that will allow users to embed not just single tweets, but an entire timeline of tweets on web pages.  The tool will allow the embed of a single stream, not a collection of tweets …
Erica Ogg / GigaOM:
Routehappy gets $1.5M to rank best flights, airports for travelers  —  There are almost 3 billion passengers that will take a seat on a commercial airplane flight this year, some seasoned veterans, but plenty of newbies.  A new service aims to bring the two groups, and everyone in between …
Chris Davies / SlashGear:
T-Mobile USA turns on Unlimited 4G Data  —  T-Mobile USA has switched on its unlimited 4G data plans, using the new tariffs to celebrate its tenth anniversary.  Announced in August, the new “Unlimited Nationwide 4G Data” plan is now available in stores, with no overage charges, no throttling …

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