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September 5, 2012, 3:50 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 …
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 …
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 …
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.
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 …
Adi Robertson / The Verge:
Motorola announces Droid RAZR HD with 4.7-inch display  —  Motorola has just announced the Droid RAZR HD, updating its old flagship with a larger 4.7-inch screen, HD display, and Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich.  The RAZR HD comes with a 2,500mAh battery, a bit under the 3,300mAh RAZR Maxx …
Motorola Mobility:
Motorola Mobility Takes Screen Size and Battery Life to the Edge with Three New Smartphone Additions  —  More screen.  More battery life.  More compact.  More colors.  And the best of Google packed inside.  Introducing the new RAZR™ M, RAZR™ HD and DROID RAZR™ MAXX™ HD.
Darrell Etherington / TechCrunch:
Chrome Comes Pre-Installed On New Motorola Android Devices  —  Motorola just revealed that its new phones today will come with Chrome pre-installed.  Traditionally, Android phones have come with different browsers, but never Google's own, which officially came out on Google Play after an extended beta.
More: Engadget
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.
Brien Colwell / Quora:
Introducing Quora for Android  —  Mobile usage is increasingly important for people who use Quora — accounting today for over 25% of Quora's traffic.  We are excited to announce Quora for Android, available today on the Google Play store (https://play.google.com/store/apps/ details?id=com.quora.android& feature=search_result#?t=W25...
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 …
Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:
Google Drive For iOS Will Soon Get In-App Editing, Ability To See Presentations  —  Google just mistakenly announced updated versions of its Google Drive apps for iOS and Android that will go live within the next couple of days.  Google has since deleted this post, but the updates are scheduled to arrive soon.
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 …
Eric Eldon / TechCrunch:
After Long Startup Journey, Seesmic Nearing Sale To Social Media Management Service Hootsuite  —  Seesmic is one of those startups that never quit, it just kept pivoting.  And today, it's getting rewarded for all the work — we're hearing it is about to close a sale to Hootsuite.
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 …
Leena Rao / TechCrunch:
AngelList Launches Docs To Help Startups Sign And Close Seed Rounds Online With Low Legal Fees  —  There's no doubt that AngelList has evolved into an incredibly powerful (and disruptive) platform in the investing world.  The hybrid social network, communication and crowdsourcing platform allows startups …
More: PandoDaily and CNET

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