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September 21, 2013, 5:05 PM

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BlackBerry Press Room:
Blackberry announces 4,500 layoffs, quarterly $950M loss, new enterprise focus  —  BlackBerry announces preliminary second quarter fiscal 2014 results and provides business update  — Company expects GAAP net operating loss of approximately $950 million to $995 million …
Andy Greenberg / Forbes:
Another iOS 7 Bug Lets Anyone Make Calls From Locked iPhones—And This One Has No Quick Fix  —  Apple has yet to fix one nasty bug in the lockscreen of iOS 7, and the next one has already appeared.  —  On Friday, Karam Daoud, a 27-year old Palestinian living in the West Bank city of Ramallah …
Linda Sandler / Bloomberg:
Lawsuit alleges LinkedIn breaks in to external email accounts to collect email addresses  —  LinkedIn Customers Allege Company Hacked E-Mail Addresses  —  LinkedIn Corp. (LNKD), owner of the world's most popular professional-networking website, was sued by customers alleging it appropriated …
Sam Grobart / Businessweek:
Tim Cook: The Complete Interview  —  For this week's cover story on Apple and its future, I spent some time with Tim Cook, who said far more than was ever going to make it into the story.  Or even the outtakes from the story.  So for even more Tim Cook, here is the transcript of the entire interview, edited only for clarity.
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Jordan Golson / MacRumors:
James Trew / Engadget:
PSA: BBM for iOS rollout underway, Android version acting a little shy  —  It's been something of a mixed week for BlackBerry, but it's good news for those with an affinity for its BBM service (but an allegiance to other phones.)  If you're over on the Apple side of the fence …
Christopher Mims / Quartz:
Siri is just the start; Multipath TCP will improve connection reliability for more apps over time  —  Apple's iOS 7 includes a surprise: a ticket to the next generation of the internet  —  For five years, researchers have toiled over an obscure bit of fundamental internet infrastructure …
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat:
Benchmark test shows iPhone 5's touchscreen responds more than 2X faster than Android devices  —  Apple's iPhone 5 touchscreen is 2.5 times faster than Android devices  —  Apple's iPhone 5 is 2.5 times faster at responding to touches than Google Android devices, according to a benchmark test by game and app streaming firm Agawi.
Wall Street Journal:
Google's plan to replace browser cookies causes concern for the digital advertising industry  —  Advertisers Worry About Changes to ‘Cookies’  —  As Google Considers New System, Madison Ave.  Wrings Its Hands  —  The possibility that Google Inc. could stop using “cookies” …
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Mike Isaac / AllThingsD:
Facebook Engineering and Products VP Greg Badros to Leave Company  —  Greg Badros, Facebook's vice president of engineering and products, plans to soon leave the company, AllThingsD has learned.  —  Facebook confirmed Badros's departure in a brief statement: “Greg was a valuable member of Facebook's team …

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