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September 7, 2013, 2:00 PM

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Gabe Rivera / Techmeme News:
Techmeme is now writing its own headlines  —  Right now there's a headline on Techmeme written by our news editors.  Our more familiar readers know why this is noteworthy: from the time we launched in 2005 until yesterday, our content consisted entirely of quotes.
Mathew Ingram / paidContent:
When aggregators attack: Techmeme's headline-rewriting is just part of a larger shift  —  Techmeme founder Gabe Rivera has announced that the technology-news aggregator will begin rewriting headlines on the links it posts — a small change, but one that also illustrates how much the balance of power in media is shifting.
Amir Efrati / jessica lessin:
Exclusive: Amazon Wants To Offer Its Smartphone for Free.  Who Will Follow?  —  Which technology giant will be the first to offer a free smartphone?  Amazon.com Inc. is making a play.  —  In a previously unreported move, the online retailer and Kindle maker is considering introducing …
Craig Timberg / Washington Post:
Google tells Washington Post it's stepping up encryption rollout between data centers  —  Google encrypts data amid backlash against NSA spying  —  Google is racing to encrypt the torrents of information that flow among its data centers around the world, in a bid to thwart snooping by the NSA …
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Majority of Tor crypto keys could be broken by NSA, researcher says  —  The majority of devices connected to the Tor privacy service may be using encryption keys that can be broken by the National Security Agency, a security researcher has speculated.  —  Rob Graham, CEO of penetration …
Peter Kafka / AllThingsD:
Apple Won't Introduce New Apple TV Box Next Week, Will Upgrade Software  —  There are very, very good odds you're going to hear about new iPhones at Apple's event next Tuesday.  —  But if you're looking for a new Apple TV, you're going to be disappointed.  —  Despite speculation …
Eric Johnson / AllThingsD:
Kickstarter Project Accused of “Scam” Suspended, Developer Quits Ouya Contest (Update)  —  The Kickstarter project for Victory Square Games' Ouya game Elementary, My Dear Holmes has been suspended by the crowdfunding site, and all backers' money has been refunded.
Paul Thurrott / SuperSite for Windows:
Microsoft Prepping a Surface Docking Station  —  Yes, we're finally getting the desktop dock we wanted  —  Another day, another report about next-generation Surface hardware from Neowin.  And this time around we get news about one of the more eagerly-awaited Surface accessories.

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