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August 28, 2015, 1:30 AM

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Mark Gurman / 9to5Mac:
Sources: iPhone 6S gets 12 megapixel camera with 4K video recording and a flash-like white screen feature when front shutter is engaged for photos  —  iPhone 6S camera: 12 megapixel photos, 4K video recording, flash for selfies  —  One of the marquee upgrades to the iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus …
Mark Gurman / 9to5Mac:
iPhone 6S will animate UI with Apple Watch-like Motion wallpapers  —  Apple is preparing to bring some motion from the Apple Watch to the iPhone 6S.  One of the new device's differentiators over its predecessor will likely be a spiced up set of animated wallpapers, according to three sources …
Mark Gurman / 9to5Mac:
iPhone 6S will come in Apple Watch-like Rose Gold rather than Pink, lack sapphire, and have renamed Force Touch  —  Earlier this year, reports began to suggest that Apple would launch the iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus in an additional color beyond the Space Gray, Silver, and Gold options …
Mark Gurman / 9to5Mac:
No 4-inch ‘iPhone 6c’ at Sept. 9 event, iPhone 5c to be discontinued, 5s/6/6 Plus staying  —  While Apple will unveil a pair of next-generation iPhones at its September 9th event, the iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus, don't expect a new 4-inch “iPhone 6c” to show up on stage.
Juli Clover / MacRumors:
Apple invites media to event on September 9 at 10am PT at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco with the tagline “Hey Siri, Give Us a Hint”  —  Apple Invites Media to September 9 Event: ‘Hey Siri, Give Us a Hint’  —  As predicted in August, Apple is planning to hold …
Mark Zuckerberg / Facebook:
Over 1B people used Facebook on Monday for the first time in the company's history  —  We just passed an important milestone.  For the first time ever, one billion people used Facebook in a single day.  —  On Monday, 1 in 7 people on Earth used Facebook to connect with their friends and family.
Tom Warren / The Verge:
Microsoft releases Snip, a free screen capture app for Windows that lets users annotate with digital ink and voice  —  Microsoft Snip brings Windows screenshots to life with voice and ink  —  Microsoft has a new Office tool that's really useful if you regularly take screenshots.
Ariha Setalvad / The Verge:
You can now post full-size landscape and portrait photos on Instagram  —  Visit the Eiffel Tower in Paris, as I did last year, and you'll see tourists contorting themselves to try and fit the length of the monument into Instagram's iconic square frame.  Even after Instagram began letting …
IDC:
IDC: In Q2, Apple Watch shipped 3.6M units with 19.9% market share, just behind Fitbit with 4.4M units for 24.3% market share  —  Apple Debuts at the Number Two Spot as the Worldwide Wearables Market Grows 223.2% in 2Q15, Says IDC  —  In its first appearance in the wearables market …
Helienne Lindvall / Guardian:
Soundcloud sued by British copyright collective PRS for failing to pay royalties to artists  —  PRS for Music takes legal action against SoundCloud streaming service  —  UK performing rights organisation says it has no choice but to sue music site for not paying songwriters royalties after ‘years of unsuccessful negotiations’

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