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August 28, 2015, 7:30 PM

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Matthew Panzarino / TechCrunch:
Sources: remote for the next Apple TV will be motion sensitive  —  Apple Is About To Lay Down Its TV Cards  —  Some of us have been waiting for Apple to drop its proverbial hammer on television for what seems like forever.  A company with a strong sense of design, the ability …
Janet Van Huysse / The Twitter Blog:
Twitter sets diversity goals for 2016: 35% women in workforce, 16% women in tech roles, 11% underrepresented minorities in US workforce  —  We're committing to a more diverse Twitter  —  We want the makeup of our company to reflect the vast range of people who use Twitter.
Matthew Garrahan / Financial Times:
Apple loses Ian Rogers, ex-CEO of Beats Music and architect of the Beats1 radio service, two months after its launch  —  Apple loses key music streaming executive  —  The architect of Apple's online radio strategy has resigned two months after the launch of its Beats1 radio service, according to people familiar with the matter.
Mark Bergen / Re/code:
Google to app developers: iOS 9 privacy feature that forces HTTPS can break ads, so add an exception to allow ads to be delivered over HTTP  —  Google Tells Developers How to Get Around Apple's New Security Rules So They Can Keep Selling Ads  —  Apple says it cares a lot about privacy.
Ken Yeung / VentureBeat:
Obama Administration, Department of Defense team up with Apple, HP, General Motors, Stanford, Boeing, others on Silicon Valley wearable tech hub  —  Obama Administration teams with Apple, HP, Boeing on new wearable tech hub in Silicon Valley  —  The Obama Administration …
Andrew J. Hawkins / Crain's New York Business:
NYC taxi industry has been developing Uber-like smartphone app, Arro, with no surge pricing and integrated with taxi screens, plans launch in a couple of weeks  —  Meet the taxi industry's last, best hope to survive Uber age  —  New smartphone app Arro lets users hail and pay for yellow and green cab rides.
Micah Singleton / The Verge:
Sources: YouTube to launch Music Key and its unnamed video subscription service this year  —  YouTube as you know it is about to change dramatically  —  The way you experience YouTube may be dramatically different before the end of the year.  According to multiple sources …
Adi Robertson / The Verge:
Noel Biderman, CEO of Ashley Madison parent company Avid Life Media, steps down  —  Ashley Madison parent company CEO stepping down  —  Noel Biderman, formerly CEO of Ashley Madison parent company Avid Life Media, is stepping down.  Avid Life Media released the news in a short statement this morning.
Mark Gurman / 9to5Mac:
Apple to retire One to One Apple Store training program Sept. 28th  —  Apple is planning to retire its long existing One to One training program within Apple Stores on September 28th, according to a memo sent this week to Apple retail employees.  One to One launched in 2007 …

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