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September 14, 2012, 11:00 AM

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Eric Slivka / MacRumors:
Apple's iPhone 5 Pre-order Shipping Estimates Slip to Two Weeks  —  Just an hour after pre-orders for the iPhone 5 went live, Apple Store shipping estimates for new pre-orders have already slipped to two weeks in the U.S., U.K., Canada, Germany, and Australia.
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Dan Seifert / The Verge:
iPhone 5 won't support simultaneous voice and data on Verizon or Sprint  —  Apple's new iPhone 5 features support for LTE networks across the world, but it won't be able to offer simultaneous voice and data on all of them.  The Verge has confirmed with Verizon Wireless that the iPhone 5 …
Todd Bishop / GeekWire:
Microsoft employees getting free Surface tablets, new work PCs, Windows Phone 8  —  Microsoft employees are just getting out of their big company meeting at KeyArena in Seattle, and if you hear any of them comparing Steve Ballmer to Oprah, there's a reason: The company announced a surprise package …
John Gruber / Daring Fireball:
Thoughts and Observations Regarding Yesterday's iPhone 5 and Music Event  —  A Double Feature  —  There's been a consistent formula to the post-Steve Jobs Apple keynote events.  Tim Cook opens, and speaks in broad terms about where Apple is.  Numbers and milestones.
Sean Hollister / The Verge:
Apple says Lightning to HDMI and Lightning to VGA cables will arrive in a matter of months  —  There's been some confusion as to what Apple's new all-digital Lightning connector will be capable of, but the company has just cleared that up.  An Apple spokesperson told The Verge that Lightning …
Joseph Ax / Reuters:
Twitter surrenders Occupy protester's tweets  —  (Reuters) - Twitter handed over tweets from an Occupy Wall Street protester to a New York criminal judge on Friday after months of fighting a subpoena from prosecutors.  —  The company surrendered the micro-blogging posts …
David Pogue / Pogue's Posts:
Google Glass and the Future of Technology  —  New gadgets — I mean whole new gadget categories — don't come along very often.  The iPhone was one recent example.  You could argue that the iPad was another.  But if there's anything at all as different and bold on the horizon, surely it's Google Glass.
Liz Gannes / AllThingsD:
Google Finally Adds Do-Not-Track Support in Latest Test Version of Chrome  —  Google has included support for the Do Not Track privacy setting in its latest Chrome developer build, which was released today.  —  Do Not Track — which aims to help users opt out of being tracked across Web sites …
Josh Ong / The Next Web:
China Unicom confirms iPhone 5 launch coming in next three months  —  A China Unicom executive has confirmed that, as long as regulatory approval comes as expected, Apple's new iPhone 5 will arrive on the carrier's network within three months of the handset's September 21st launch.
Faith Merino / VatorNews:
Study: 1 in 5 U.S. women are now using Pinterest  —  Pew study finds 12% of U.S. adults are now using Pinterest, but nearly 20% of women are on the site  —  I've gotten hooked on Pinterest.  It's the only way to keep track of all the stuff I want.  It makes it so easy to keep track …
Ernesto / TorrentFreak:
Injustice Continues as Megaupload User Data Negotiations Go Bust  —  Almost nine months have passed since Megaupload's servers were raided by the U.S. Government yet after all this time there is no agreement on how former users can retrieve their files.  —  Meanwhile, Megaupload's 1103 servers …
Matthew Panzarino / The Next Web:
Apple's new iCloud.com officially launches with updated Mail, Find My iPhone, Reminders and Notes apps  —  Apple has today launched the new official version of iCloud.com — its web portal for cloud services — to all users, reports 9to5Mac.  The site features versions of its Mail …

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