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August 8, 2015, 11:45 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 …
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
BBC:
Hackers may have accessed personal details of 2.4M Carphone Warehouse customers, along with 90K encrypted credit card records  —  Carphone Warehouse in customer data breach  —  Personal details of up to 2.4m Carphone Warehouse customers may have been accessed in a cyber-attack, the mobile phone retailer says.
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 …
Ken Yeung / VentureBeat:
In honor of its 20th anniversary, Yahoo reclaims iconic San Francisco billboard  —  Yahoo has reclaimed something that had been lost for the past few years.  The company has installed a billboard along a stretch of Interstate 80 in San Francisco.  While that may not seem like news …
Sean Portnoy / ZDNet:
Intel bringing Xeon to laptops with E3-1500M v5 Skylake processor family  —  For the first time, the chip giant will be creating its enterprise CPUs in notebook friendly form factors for mobile workstations shipping this fall.  —  Intel's Xeon processors have powered servers and other enterprise PCs …
Erica E. Phillips / Wall Street Journal:
Silicon Valley investors have poured over $1B into freight-forwarding startups since 2014 in hopes of bringing the $160B/year industry online  —  Freight Startups Attract Silicon Valley's Attention  —  Investors are funding dozens of startups with plans to take the low-tech business …
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Paribus connects to your email, monitors receipts and negotiates refunds when prices drop  —  Paribus launches an app to fight back against hidden price discrimination  —  E-commerce has created a world of incredible, even disturbing convenience.  The average American living in a major city …
Vindu Goel / New York Times:
Yahoo starts improving email search by indexing images and attachments, sorting results by relevance, more  —  Yahoo Tweaks Email to Make Search More Personal  —  SUNNYVALE, Calif. — Searching email is generally an exercise in frustration.  —  You plunk in a few keywords that you think might …

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