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September 22, 2013, 10:05 PM

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Arnold Kim / MacRumors:
Chaos Computer Club Bypasses Apple's Touch ID System (with copy of original fingerprint)  —  The Chaos Computer Club claims to be able to bypass Apple's new Touch ID fingerprint sensor with a photo of the original user's fingerprint.  The bypass is demonstrated in this short video:
Scott Buscemi / 9to5Mac:
Apple TV 6.0 update pulled after reports of bricking and networking issues  —  After Apple TV 6.0 was released on Friday with iTunes Radio and other enhancements, there were many reports of botched updates that required the user to restore their Apple TV.  In some particular instances …
Luke Reimer / Inside BlackBerry:
BlackBerry pulls BBM app from iOS App Store and delays Android release after Android app leaks  —  BBM for Android and iPhone Update  —  Prior to launching BBM for Android, an unreleased version of the BBM for Android app was posted online.  The interest and enthusiasm we have seen already …
Benedict Evans:
Startups have an opportunity to unbundle the features of a dated and bloated LinkedIn  —  Unbundling: AOL, Facebook and LinkedIn  —  One of the recurring themes of the consumer internet is the cycle from aggregation to disaggregation - bundling to unbundling.
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Arik Hesseldahl / AllThingsD:
Police in New York Really Want You to Download iOS 7  —  The New York Police Department has more of a relationship with Apple's iPhone than merely performing crowd control at and around Apple stores on iPhone launch days like yesterday.  —  A new iPhone model also means a probable uptick in attempts to steal them.
Blake Lawit / Official LinkedIn Blog:
Setting the Record Straight on False Accusations  —  As you may have read recently, a class action lawsuit was filed against LinkedIn last week.  The lawsuit alleges that we “break into” the email accounts of our members who choose to upload their email address books to LinkedIn.
Nick Bilton / NYT Bits:
Update to Gawker's Kinja platform allows readers to summarize and discuss anything on the web  —  Disruptions: Gawker Wants to Encourage More Voices Online, but With Less Yelling  —  There are corners of the Internet that contain some of the most slimy and vitriolic stuff you could imagine …

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