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October 11, 2014, 5:55 PM

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Phil Goldstein / FierceWireless:
Sprint to shutter WiMAX network around Nov. 6, 2015  —  Sprint (NYSE:S) confirmed it will shut off service on its mobile WIMAX network on or around Nov. 6, 2015, giving further clarity on its network evolution.  —  Sprint spokeswoman Adrienne Norton confirmed the date to FierceWireless.
Juli Clover / MacRumors:
Walgreens Planning for October 18 Apple Pay Launch  —  An internal memo addressed to Walgreens employees designed to prepare them for the upcoming launch of Apple Pay suggests that Apple's new payments service might be going live on Saturday, October 18.  —  A Saturday launch is unusual …
Jim Dalrymple II / BuzzFeed:
Kmart says hackers have obtained credit and debit card numbers of “potentially” all customers since September  —  Kmart Says Credit Card System Breached In Malware Attack  —  The attack began in September and involved the use of malware.  A separate hack reportedly targeted Dairy Queen.
Spencer Ackerman / Guardian:
Citizenfour, Laura Poitras' documentary about Snowden, confirms a second leaker  —  Citizenfour review - Poitras' victorious film shows Snowden vindicated  —  Laura Poitras' documentary disentangles NSA surveillance and plots the story of Edward Snowden in Hong Kong and Moscow  —  Edward Snowden in Moscow.
HD Guru:
Netflix quietly raises its 4K Ultra HD subscription rate to $11.99 from $7.99  —  Netflix Quietly Raises its 4K Ultra High Definition Subscription Rates  —  Netflix, the leader in 4K Ultra High Definition streaming services, has raised their rates, while continuing to add more 4K content …
The Atlantic Online:
How social media firms struggle to balance free speech and safety as women face threats and harassment online  —  The Unsafety Net: How Social Media Turned Against Women  —  In December 2012, an Icelandic woman named Thorlaug Agustsdottir discovered a Facebook group called “Men are better than women.”
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
Judge Rejects Defense That FBI Illegally Hacked Silk Road—On a Technicality  —  Lawyers for Ross Ulbricht have spent the last two months shifting the focus from their client, charged with creating the billion-dollar drug market the Silk Road, and putting it onto the potential illegality of the FBI's investigation.
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