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September 7, 2014, 4:30 AM

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Christina Farr / Reuters:
Apple has invited several top fashion editors and bloggers to its Tuesday media event  —  Apple courts fashionistas as smartwatch expectations mount  —  (Reuters) - Apple Inc has invited top fashion editors and bloggers in unprecedented numbers to its Tuesday launch gala …
Eric Slivka / MacRumors:
Apparent Working 4.7-Inch iPhone 6 Reveals Home Screen Layout, Passbook Icon With Payments [Updated]  —  Chinese site cnBeta highlights a series of photos posted by Weibo user zzray showing what is claimed to be an official, functional, and activated iPhone 6.
Matthew Panzarino / TechCrunch:
Apple Dominating Shipping Capacity Out Of China With New iPhones  —  According to several sources, Apple has already begun flexing its supply chain muscles by shipping so many units of upcoming devices from its manufacturing facilities to sales outlets that it is causing delays for other manufacturers.
Pamela Engel / Business Insider:
Reddit Just Banned The Subreddit Where People Were Posting The Celebrity Nude Images  —  The page that served as a centralized hub of leaked celebrity nude photos has finally been banned from Reddit.  —  Reddit said in a statement that the site “deplore[s] the theft of these images” …
Todd VanDerWerff / Vox:
#GamerGate explained: why the gaming world is fighting about the treatment of women and game journalism ethics  —  GamerGate: Here's why everybody in the video game world is fighting  —  Over the past several weeks, the online video game community has become ground zero for a series …
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
FBI says Silk Road's server was located through a login page flaw that revealed its IP address  —  The FBI Finally Says How It ‘Legally’ Pinpointed Silk Road's Server  —  As the trial of alleged Silk Road drug market creator Ross Ulbricht approaches, the defense has highlighted the mystery …
Adam Satariano / Businessweek:
Behind Apple's program to devise quick fixes in the factory for glitches found in new devices  —  Apple's iPhone 6 First Responders  —  As Apple (AAPL) prepares to unveil the iPhone 6 on Sept. 9, engineers are toiling in secrecy to make sure everything works properly.  Their task won't end when the phone goes on sale.
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.
Zack Whittaker / ZDNet:
How ISPs rely on “trusted third-parties” like Neustar to hand over customer records for court orders, including highly secretive FISA warrants  —  Meet the shadowy tech brokers that deliver your data to the NSA  —  Summary: These so-called “trusted third-parties” …
 

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