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October 13, 2014, 11:40 AM

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Mark Gurman / 9to5Mac:
Apple Pay setup detailed & retailers begin training as service launches at Apple HQ  —  The launch of Apple Pay, Apple's NFC and Touch ID-based mobile payment solution, is upon us.  Apple has begun preparing for the launch by kicking off Apple Pay training programs for its own group …
Apple:
iPhone 6 & iPhone 6 Plus Arrive in 36 More Countries and Territories This Month  —  Apple's Fastest-Ever iPhone Rollout Includes India, Mexico, South Korea & Thailand  —  Apple® today announced that iPhone® 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, the biggest advancements in iPhone history …
Tor Ekeland / Wired:
US should follow UK and Ireland in meting out punishment to hackers that is proportional to the harm they cause  —  America Must End Its Paranoid War on Hackers  —  “How did you get caught?”  I ask Darren Martyn, aka Pwnsauce, the former member of LulzSec.  —  “Bad Opsec.  Really, really bad Opsec,” he says.
Fred Pals / Bloomberg:
Dutch police arrested, will fine four drivers in Amsterdam for using Uber app to provide taxi services  —  Dutch Police Arrest Drivers Using Uber App in Amsterdam  —  Dutch police arrested four drivers in Amsterdam early Sunday after they were found to be improperly using the Uber app for taxi services …
More: Engadget and Gigaom
Reuters:
French bank BPCE teams with Twitter to offer person-to-person money transfer via tweets  —  French bank, Twitter team up for money transfers via tweets  —  (Reuters) - One of France's largest banks is teaming up with social network Twitter Inc. (TWTR.N) this week to allow its customers to transfer money via tweets.
Wall Street Journal:
Ireland Considers Closing Corporate-Tax Loophole  —  Multinationals Gird for Possible ‘Double Irish’ Changes; Google, Facebook Would Be Affected  —  Multinational companies are bracing for their last serving of the “Double Irish.”  —  Ireland is expected on Tuesday to announce changes …
More: Guardian
Neil Hughes / AppleInsider:
Apple's supplier contracts include $50M penalty for leaking future product info  —  Details from Apple's supplier non-disclosure agreements are beginning to leak thanks to the bankruptcy proceedings of GT Advanced Technologies, with the sapphire maker arguing that even more should be published …
Seth Fiegerman / Mashable:
A profile of Product Hunt founder and tech tastemaker Ryan Hoover  —  The 27-Year-Old Who Tells Investors and Reporters What's New in Tech  —  Ryan Hoover was dancing with some friends at DNA Lounge in San Francisco last month when a stranger suddenly turned to him and asked, “Are you Ryan from Product Hunt?”
More: Oatmeal StoutTweets: @cbm and @rrhoover

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