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September 9, 2014, 12:40 PM

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Zac Hall / 9to5Mac:
Apple Events channel added to Apple TV for iPhone / Wearable live stream  —  Apple announced on Thursday that it will broadcast this year's iPhone event live for Safari and Apple TV users, and today Apple TV has revived the dedicated Apple Events channel for viewing the announcement live during the event.
Ian Kar / Bank Innovation:
Square, PayPal Expected to Work with Apple on Payments, Sources Say  —  With Apple entry into mobile payments essentially a foregone conclusion, what will happen to Square and PayPal, two major players in alternative payments?  —  Sources tell Bank Innovation that Square and PayPal …
Neil Hughes / AppleInsider:
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Motorola Moto 360 Teardown  —  Motorola Moto 360 Teardown Hello Moto!  After months of speculation and publicity, Motorola has finally released their flagship smartwatch, the Moto 360.  Join us as we disassemble it and answer the one question Motorola dares not ask.
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Nancy Pelosi urges FCC to reclassify broadband as a utility  —  A good number of politicians have recently made statements in favor of net neutrality, but House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is going further than most of them today and asking that the Federal Communications Commission reclassify broadband …
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Rakuten Buys Ebates For $1 Billion  —  Rumors have been swirling around Japan's Rakuten, which has been in discussions with rebate website operator Ebates.com, regarding a potential acquisition deal.  That deal is now official, as the company announced today it has agreed to acquire Ebates for $1 billion.
David Streitfeld / New York Times:
Amazon Fire Phone's $200 price cut is just one more sign of its dismal market performance  —  Amazon Cuts Struggling Phone's Price to 99 Cents  —  SAN FRANCISCO — Sixty thousand people vied to attend the unveiling of Amazon's first smartphone in late June.
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Jarah Euston / Flurry Insights:
Phablet install base doubles in one year to 6% of all phone and tablet users  —  The Tides Turn for the Phablet's Popularity  —  The press is buzzing that Apple may unveil a phablet-sized iPhone 6 on September 9th.  Six years ago, who would have guessed that an extra inch of screen space could cause so much commotion?
Jon Southurst / CoinDesk:
Hacker Hijacks Satoshi Nakamoto's Email, Threatens to Reveal All  —  The bitcoin world is abuzz with speculation some of Satoshi Nakamoto's online accounts have been compromised, concerned a hacker could potentially access information concerning the bitcoin creator's true identity or use …
Agam Shah / PC World:
Intel wants to modernize data centers with new Xeon server chips  —  Intel has designed its latest server chips to provide the building blocks to modernize “legacy data centers” by providing more processing cores, throughput and power-saving features.  —  The Xeon E5-2600 v3 chips …
Wall Street Journal:
Taboola Seeking to Raise $75 Million to $100 Million in Roadshow—Sources  —  An Israeli-owned content-marketing company is hoping to attract investors as content recommendation increasingly bites into traditional display banner advertising.  —  Taboola Inc., based in New York but founded …
Sapna Maheshwari / BuzzFeed:
Tinder settles sexual harassment lawsuit brought by former executive Whitney Wolfe; Justin Mateen no longer at the company  —  Tinder Settles Fast With Co-Founder In Sexual Harassment Suit  —  The shocking lawsuit, which sparked a national conversation around the treatment of women in tech, has been dropped.

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