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October 2, 2014, 7:00 PM

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New York Times:
JPMorgan Chase Says More Than 76 Million Accounts Compromised in Cyberattack  —  A cyberattack this summer on JPMorgan Chase compromised more than 76 million household accounts and seven million small-business accounts, making it among the largest corporate hacks ever discovered.
Faryaab S. / SamMobile:
Early build of Android L with TouchWiz previewed on the Samsung Galaxy S5  —  Exclusive Preview: Android L on Samsung Galaxy S5  —  At Google I/O 2014, Google announced the next iteration of its Android operating system - Android L. As the operating system itself was still in early stages …
Todd Krabach / Facebook Developers:
Facebook officially launches its mobile Like Button for native iOS and Android apps  —  Mobile Like Button now Available to Everyone  —  On average, the Like and Share Buttons are viewed across almost 10 million websites daily.  At f8 this year, we let developers preview the Like Button on iOS mobile devices.
Sébastien Page / iDownloadBlog.com:
Apple launches tool to check Activation Lock status; lets you see if an iPhone/iPad is stolen  —  Apple releases tool to check the Activation Lock status of iOS devices  —  Apple recently released a tool that lets anyone check the Activation Lock status of iOS devices.
Eriq Gardner / Hollywood Reporter:
Celebrities Threaten Google With $100 Million Lawsuit for “Facilitating” Hacked Nude Photos  —  In a letter that rips Google for acting “like the NFL” and turning a blind eye, a lawyer representing celebrities warns of consequences  —  Marty Singer, representing over a dozen celebrities whose iCloud accounts …
Vlad Savov / The Verge:
LG website referenced software development kit for an unannounced webOS SmartWatch  —  LG is working on a webOS SmartWatch  —  “LG SmartWatch gets more powerful with the new Web-centric platform”  —  The world's favorite abortive mobile operating system, webOS, refuses to go away quietly.
Yoni Heisler / TUAW:
An in-depth look at Apple Pay, and why it could be the safest way to make a credit card payment  —  Apple Pay: An in-depth look at what's behind the secure payment system  —  With Apple Pay slated to go live later this month, one can soon expect to see an avalanche of fear mongering from pundits who …
Nick Statt / CNET:
Microsoft may have named it Windows 10 to maintain compatibility with app software from '90s  —  Is this why Microsoft named it Windows 10?  —  Seemingly everyone on the Net has a theory as to why Microsoft skipped the name “Windows 9” and jumped to 10.  Here's one explanation that actually makes sense.
Benjamin Mayo / 9to5Mac:
Pioneer finally brings CarPlay equipment to mass market, Spotify app update adds CarPlay support  —  The CarPlay situation has been murky.  Since being announced in the spring, most manufacturers have been quiet on when CarPlay equipment will actually be available to purchase.
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook Announces Stricter Guidelines For Research And Experiments On Its Users  —  After a study on whether emotional manipulation in the News Feed could make people sad turned into a PR disaster, Facebook has now set up a formal review process for pre-approving research on its users …
iClarified:
iPhone 6+ with 802.11ac shows substantial speed improvements over iPhone 5s's 802.11n  —  iPhone Wi-Fi Speed Test: 802.11ac iPhone 6 Plus vs. 802.11n iPhone 5s [Video]  —  We've posted a new video test comparing the Wi-Fi speeds of the 802.11ac iPhone 6 Plus versus the 802.11n iPhone 5s.
Logan Whiteside / CNNMoney.com:
Schmidt: Google's systems “far more secure and encrypted than anyone else, including Apple”  —  Google: Tim Cook is wrong about us  —  Apple got it wrong — Google is the safest place on the Web, the search giant's chairman says.  —  “We have always been the leader in security and encryption …

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