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October 10, 2014, 6:10 PM

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James Cook / Business Insider:
Hackers accessed at least 100K Snapchat photos, Snapchat says through third-party app that violated TOS  —  Hackers Access At Least 100,000 Snapchat Photos And Prepare To Leak Them, Including Underage Nude Pictures  —  A giant database of intercepted Snapchat photos and videos has been released …
Kelly Hodgkins / MacRumors:
Apple Reportedly Preparing to Remove Bose Audio Products From Retail Stores  —  Apple is preparing to remove all Bose audio products, both demo and sellable, from its retail environment, according to a reliable source who spoke to MacRumors.  The inventory change will begin early next week …
Mark Scott / New York Times:
Google has evaluated 498K URLs for removal from search results under European laws since May, has removed 41.8%  —  Google Provides Details on ‘Right to Be Forgotten’ Requests in E.U.  —  LONDON — Facebook, and Google's own services, are among the websites to be most affected by Europe's …
Megumi Fujikawa / Wall Street Journal:
Tokyo court orders Google to delete search results about Japanese man, citing privacy violations  —  Google Suffers New Privacy Setback in Japan  —  TOKYO— Google Inc. has suffered another setback on privacy issues, this time in Japan, following a European court ruling that gave Internet users …
Jared Newman / PC World:
Netflix comes to Linux via Ubuntu and Chrome  —  Ubuntu Linux users no longer need to employ arcane workarounds to watch Netflix on their computers.  —  Instead, they can just head to Netflix's website through Google's Chrome browser to start streaming.  Netflix is supported in Chrome 37 …
Amy Schatz / Re/code:
President Obama Reaffirms Net Neutrality Support but Stays Out of Real Fight  —  Net neutrality supporters were cheering this morning, after President Obama reaffirmed his dislike of FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler's fast lane/slow lane net neutrality proposal.  —  But he carefully didn't weigh …
Benjamin Mayo / 9to5Mac:
Apple will stream its October 16 event, featuring new iPads and Macs  —  Apple has confirmed on its website that the October event will be streamed.  The URL is ‘apple.com/live’, so it seems that Apple is using the same video/blog platform that it first used for the iPhone 6/Apple Watch event in September.
Kara Swisher / Re/code:
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella on Women Pay Gaffe: “I Answered That Question Completely Wrong.”  —  After making an unfortunate gender-related gaffe onstage at a women's tech event today, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella issued a memo to employees apologizing for comparing pay issues for women to “karma.”
Selena Larson / ReadWrite:

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