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October 4, 2013, 2:35 PM

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Jessica Ravitz / CNN:
Voiceover actor Susan Bennett of Georgia revealed as the original US Siri voice  —  'I'm the original voice of Siri'  —  Sandy Springs, Georgia (CNN) — For the past two years, she's been a pocket and purse accessory to millions of Americans.  She's starred alongside Samuel L. Jackson and Zooey Deschanel.
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission:
Twitter's IPO filing is official — S-1 now publicly available  —  FORM S-1 REGISTRATION STATEMENT — Twitter, Inc.  —  Approximate date of commencement of proposed sale to the public: As soon as practicable after this registration statement becomes effective.
Zachary M. Seward / Quartz:
Here are the secret edits Twitter made to its IPO filing, hoping investors wouldn't notice  —  Twitter secretly submitted four drafts of its IPO prospectus to regulators before making public the version that drew so much attention yesterday.  The changes made in the interim expose concerns …
Bloomberg:
Microsoft in talks with HTC to add Windows Phone to Android models at little or no cost  —  Microsoft Said to Ask HTC to Put Windows on More Phones  —  Microsoft Corp. is talking to HTC about adding its Windows operating system to HTC's Android-based smartphones at little or no cost …
Guardian:
NSA and GCHQ target Tor network that protects anonymity of web users  —  • Top-secret documents detail repeated efforts to crack Tor  —  • Tool funded by US government and relied on by dissidents and activists  —  • Core security of network remains intact but NSA has some success attacking users' computers
Guardian:
‘Tor Stinks’ presentation - read the full document  —  Top-secret presentation says ‘We will never be able to de-anonymize all Tor users all the time’ but ‘with manual analysis we can de-anonymize a very small fraction of Tor users’
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Joanna Stern / ABC News:
iPhone 5C's price cut to $50 at Best Buy through Monday just two weeks after launch  —  Best Buy Drops the Price of iPhone 5c to $50 … Just two weeks after hitting the market, Best Buy will begin offering a discount on Apple's iPhone 5c.  From today, Oct. 3, to Monday, Oct. 7, the iPhone 5c will be available for $50.
Charles Arthur / Guardian:
iPhone 5S fingerprint spoof could lead to ID theft, German researchers says  —  A German security company says spoofing the iPhone 5S's fingerprint reader can be used to beat the phone's “remote wipe” facility to carry out identity theft.  —  SRL demonstrates the hack on its website.
Instagram Blog:
Instagram as a Growing Business  —  Over the past three years we've watched with amazement as Instagram has grown to a global community of more than 150 million people capturing and sharing the world's moments.  Instagram is a place where people come to connect and be inspired …
Laura Hazard Owen / GigaOM:
Apple officially appeals in ebook pricing case  —  Apple has filed its appeal against federal judge Denise Cote's verdict in the ebook pricing case.  Apple seeks to overturn Judge Cote's July verdict that it conspired with publishers to fix ebook prices, as well as the September 6 injunction …

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