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October 13, 2014, 6:25 PM

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John Paczkowski / Re/code:
No Retina MacBook Air at Thursday Apple Event  —  // HAPPENING TODAY  — Salesforce.com's Dreamforce conference kicks off in San Francisco.  — The November issue of Vogue China hits newsstands with Apple's iWatch on its cover.  —  Retina MacBook Air Rumors to Continue for Foreseeable Future
Juli Clover / MacRumors:
More Second-Generation iPad Air Part Leaks Point to A8X Chip, 2GB RAM, 16GB Storage Option  —  A fairly clear image of what is said to be the logic board for the second-generation iPad Air suggests that the device will indeed come with an A8X chip, as hinted at in earlier images shared over the weekend.
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 …
Tiernan Ray / Tech Trader Daily:
Apple Rising as Estimates Go Higher on iPhone 6 Cycle; China Pre-Sales Reportedly 20M  —  Shares of Apple (AAPL) are up 80 cents, or 0.8%%, at $101.53, on another wave this morning of bullish Street views on iPhone 6 shipments.  —  In the news, DigiTimes's Amy Fan and Alex Wolfgram report …
Joe Belfiore / Blogging Windows:
Microsoft touts 1M registrations for Windows Insider Program to test Windows 10, cites solid usage and 64% installations on PCs, not VMs  —  Checking in on the Windows Insider Program  —  It's been awesome to see so many of you joining the Windows Insider Program and letting us …
Matt Clinch / CNBC:
Finnish Prime Minister Alexander Stubb blames Apple for the country's credit rating downgrade  —  How Apple prompted this country's downgrade  —  Finland's Prime Minister Alexander Stubb says the iPhone killed the once-dominant Nokia and the iPad killed the country's paper industry …
Ben Popper / The Verge:
App developer: Snapchat's unofficial API is easy to reverse-engineer, still has numerous security flaws  —  Is Snapchat's unofficial API just too easy to hack?  —  Last Friday, tens of thousands of pictures pulled off a third-party Snapchat app began circulating on the internet …
Charles Arthur / 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 …
Chris Welch / The Verge:
Mailbox email app for Mac opens beta to all users  —  Anyone can now test out Mailbox for OS X. The Dropbox-owned email app has done away with its waitlist and is now letting all comers try Mailbox on the desktop.  We took a first look at Mailbox's move to Mac in August and came away impressed.
Jon Fingas / Engadget:
Dropbox fixes bug in its desktop apps that deleted some files for people using Selective Sync  —  Dropbox bug wipes some users' files from the cloud  —  Cautious types will frequently tell you not to rely on cloud storage as your only backup, and a handful of internet denizens have just learned this the hard way.
Tom Cheredar / VentureBeat:
Reddit's Erik Martin steps down as GM, retained as an “advisor on community management issues”  —  Reddit's general manager Erik Martin departs following $50M raise  —  One of Reddit's longest employees, Erik Martin, has decided to depart from his position as general manager after six years with the company.

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