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August 7, 2015, 8:50 PM

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John Paczkowski / BuzzFeed:
Sources: Apple to hold an event on September 9 to unveil new iPhones, iPads, and Apple TV  —  Apple's Fall iPhone Event To Be Held Sept. 9  —  Oh, one more thing: Apple TV.  —  BuzzFeed/ Warner Bros.  —  Apple hasn't yet officially announced its annual fall media event …
Roger Cheng / CNET:
Verizon eliminates subsidized phones and contracts, offers 4 plans with 1-12GB of data for $30-80 per month and a $20 per month smartphone access fee  —  Verizon kills off service contracts, smartphone subsidies  —  In a radical shift, the company will only offer new plans …
Bloomberg Business:
Square IPO bankers make preparations in case Jack Dorsey leaves to be full-time Twitter CEO  —  Dorsey's Dilemma: Running Twitter Seen Complicating Square IPO  —  Jack Dorsey, co-founder and interim CEO of Twitter Inc. and founder and chief executive officer of Square Inc. Photographer: Scott Eisen/Bloomberg
Daniel Veditz / Mozilla Security Blog:
Firefox file-stealing exploit found in the wild, Mozilla issues security update patching the vulnerability  —  Firefox exploit found in the wild  —  Yesterday morning, August 5, a Firefox user informed us that an advertisement on a news site in Russia was serving a Firefox exploit that searched …
Thomas Mulier / Bloomberg Business:
NPD: Apple helped US watch sales fall 14% in June, the biggest drop in seven years  —  Apple Helps Push U.S. Watch Sales to Biggest Drop in Seven Years  —  U.S. watch sales fell the most in seven years in June, one of the first signs Apple Inc.'s watch is eroding demand for traditional timepieces.
Rebecca Jeschke / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
EFF's browser extension Privacy Badger out of beta; 1.0 blocks super-cookies and browser fingerprinting  —  Privacy Badger 1.0 Blocks the Sneakiest Kinds of Online Tracking  —  Browser Add-On Prevents Data Collection from Ads and Other Hidden Trackers  —  San Francisco …
Mike Beasley / 9to5Mac:
Everything new in iOS 9 beta 5: AT&T Wi-Fi Calling, keyboard changes, CarPlay tweaks, and more  —  With the release of today's iOS 9 beta, Apple has introduced several new features.  The first on the list, and probably one of the most important, is support for Wi-Fi Calling on AT&T …

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