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September 5, 2014, 7:25 PM

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Kia Makarechi / Vanity Fair:
Renowned industrial designer Marc Newson to join Apple's design team, will remain based in UK  —  Marc Newson to Join Apple's Design Team (Exclusive)  —  Designer Marc Newson is joining Apple as part of senior vice president of design Jonathan Ive's team, the company told VF Daily on Friday.
David Pierce / The Verge:
Moto 360 review: understated elegance, first “real” smartwatch, but battery lasts less than a day  —  Moto 360 review  —  Motorola's long-awaited smartwatch is finally ready for your wrist  —  I lost my phone this morning.  —  Normally that's impossible.
Nicole Lee / Engadget:
New Moto X available later this month starting at $499 unlocked, with bigger 5.2" 1080p display, aluminum frame, and leather back option  —  The Moto X returns: high-end specs, aluminum frame and leather back  —  As a half dozen of my colleagues toil away in Berlin bringing you the latest news …
Bloomberg:
The Fancy seeking a buyer for around $1 billion, after struggling to raise more funding  —  The Fancy Said to Weigh Possible Sale for About $1 Billion  —  The Fancy, a customer-curated Web retailer, has been holding discussions to sell itself for about $1 billion after struggling to raise financing …
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Seth Rosenblatt / CNET:
Google refines its 1Password-like password generator in Chrome Canary build  —  Google tests password generator in Chrome browser  —  Watch out, LastPass and 1Password.  Google is experimenting with its own password maker for the Chrome browser, though it's not clear if it will become a permanent fixture.
Ian Cutress / AnandTech:
Intel's Core M Strategy: CPU Specifications for 9mm Fanless Tablets and 2-in-1 Devices  —  Continuing our coverage of Intel's 14nm Technology, another series of press events held by Intel filled out some of the missing details behind the strategy of their Core M platform.
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Android Wear updates will bring custom faces and offline music playback to all watches  —  Google is planning a pair of Android Wear updates between now and the end of the year that will enable watch owners to start using custom faces, to track how far and fast they run …
Noel Randewich / Reuters:
Intel and Fossil to create wearable tech  —  An employee walks past an Intel logo during the 2014 Computex exhibition at the TWTC Nangang exhibition hall in Taipei June 3, 2014.  Computex, the world's second largest computer show, runs from June 3 to 7.  —  (Reuters) - Chipmaker Intel Corp …
Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:
DigitalOcean Partners With CoreOS To Bring Large-Scale Cluster Deployments To Its Platform  —  Since its launch just a few years ago, DigitalOcean quickly made a name for itself as a hosting platform for affordable virtual servers.  The company's ambition goes far beyond hosting your WordPress blog …
Brandon Butler / Network World:
Microsoft rolls out migration tool for porting apps into Azure cloud  —  Cloud migration services are an upcoming battlefield in IaaS  —  One of the big problems with IaaS cloud computing is how to get apps up into the cloud.  There are a variety of emerging technologies for solving this problem …

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