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August 22, 2015, 3:00 PM

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Apple:
Apple launches replacement program for rear-facing camera in a small percentage of iPhone 6 Plus devices that produce blurry photos  —  iSight Camera Replacement Program for iPhone 6 Plus  —  Apple has determined that, in a small percentage of iPhone 6 Plus devices, the iSight camera …
Reuters:
Tesla engineer joins Apple's growing team of automated car experts  —  Consumer electronics company Apple Inc (AAPL.O) has hired a senior engineer from electric car maker Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA.O), according to a LinkedIn posting, as part of Apple's effort to build a team of experts in automated driving.
Joseph Cox / Motherboard:
Ashley Madison hackers: we still have 300GB of employee emails, internal docs, some user chats and pictures, more, but will not dump all of it  —  Ashley Madison Hackers Speak Out: ‘Nobody Was Watching’  —  For the past week, international media has reported on the hack of extramarital site Ashley Madison …
Joe Mullin / Ars Technica:
Prenda attorney hit with Illinois bar complaint over fraud and deceit related to copyright trolling cases  —  At long last, Prenda mastermind hit with state bar complaint  —  Steele, charged with numerous frauds and deceits, could be banished from the law.
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Sam Machkovech / Ars Technica:
Report: NYC tech sector employs 40 percent women, 21 percent minorities  —  Report on 2014 data also breaks down employment by borough, age.  —  Companies like Google, Apple, Intel, and Yahoo have been relatively forthright about their diversity hiring numbers, particularly in the form …

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