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September 29, 2014, 11:15 AM

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Anthony Ha / TechCrunch:
Mark Gurman / 9to5Mac:
Retina iMacs with OS X Yosemite in late testing within Apple, could launch soon  —  A new line of iMacs with ultra high-resolution Retina Displays is in late testing stages within Apple, according to our sources who have used the future desktop computer.  While the machine will sport …
Keiko Morris / Wall Street Journal:
Microsoft to Open Fifth Avenue Store  —  Flagship Store to Take Over Fendi Space  —  Microsoft Corp.'s first Manhattan flagship store is coming to Fifth Avenue.  —  The software company confirmed that it will be setting up shop at 677 Fifth Ave. as it continues to expand its retail presence …
AppleInsider:
European Commission seeking retroactive tax windfall from Apple Inc subsidiary in Ireland  —  The European Commission is expected to release a report this week alleging that Ireland provided illegal “state aid” to Apple when it set tax rates for the company in 1991 and 2007 …
Ryan Vlastelica / Reuters:
Kyle Russell / TechCrunch:
Shyp Launches In New York City, And Miami Is Next  —  On-demand shipping startup Shyp is now officially expanding beyond San Francisco, launching its service in New York City after just a few weeks in private beta.  In addition, the company is today announcing that its service will land in Miami …
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Edward Wyatt / New York Times:
With Perspective From Both Sides of His Desk, F.C.C. Chairman Ponders Net Neutrality  —  WASHINGTON — As a lobbyist for the cable and wireless industries, Tom Wheeler played a role in shaping almost every major telecommunications policy and innovation over the last three decades.
Larry Seltzer / ZDNet:
Shellshock makes Heartbleed look insignificant  —  Summary: The new vulnerability in the Bash shell is the worst we've seen in many years.  No software on critical systems can be assumed as safe.  —  Somehow there always seems to be another Internet security disaster around the corner.
Brian Heater / Digital Trends:
Manufacturing the future: How 3D printing went from pipe dream to your desktop … It's not a particularly well-produced video.  There are no titles, no credits — no contextual information at all, really.  The image is shaky, the sound full of static.  The whole thing could have been shot on a phone.

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