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September 28, 2014, 6:05 AM

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Consumer Reports Online:
Consumer Reports test results find iPhone 6 and 6 Plus not as bendy as believed  —  We stress test Apple's new phones, plus comparable models from Samsung, LG, and HTC  —  Two days ago, the Internet erupted with photos of bent iPhone 6s, and a very-viral video of a guy creasing an iPhone 6 Plus with his bare hands.
Sean Gallagher / Ars Technica:
Experts: Shellshock is just partially patched, underlying problem with Bash remains unsolved  —  Still more vulnerabilities in bash?  Shellshock becomes whack-a-mole  —  It's now bash-a-mole.  —  Sakura - flickr.com  —  Remember when we said that a new patch had fixed the problems …
William Alden / New York Times:
Marc Andreessen says many startups with high cash burn rates will vaporize when market turns  —  Marc Andreessen Sounds Warning on Start-Ups Burning Cash  —  Fretting over a possible downturn in Silicon Valley is now a mainstream pursuit.  —  Marc Andreessen, the prominent venture capitalist …
Janko Roettgers / Gigaom:
As Roku grows, it's moving towards pay-to-play for successful channels  —  Getting your app onto Roku's platform is free.  But once you start to make real money, the company will ask you to sign a new deal — to the surprise of some publishers.  —  With 1,800 channels and growing …
Danny Sullivan / Search Engine Land:
The Yahoo Directory — Once The Internet's Most Important Search Engine — Is To Close  —  For some, it may seem like there has always been Google, and it's always been the main way people have found things on the web.  But before Google, there was the Yahoo Directory and its hand-compiled list of websites, organized into topics.
Kurt Wagner / Re/code:
Secret launches Ping, an app that sends content notifications, says no ties to Secret app  —  Startup Behind Anonymous App Secret Unveils Another New App: ‘Ping’  —  The startup behind anonymous posting app Secret has unveiled another new app, Ping.  —  Secret's latest creation appeared …

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