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August 31, 2015, 8:45 PM

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Andrew Wallenstein / Variety:
Sources: Apple escalates talks with Hollywood execs, seeking to have development and production teams ready by 2016 to compete with Netflix  —  Apple Eyes Move Into Original Programming (EXCLUSIVE)  —  The moment the media and technology industries have been expecting for years may finally be arriving …
Mark Gurman / 9to5Mac:
Apple TV 4: near universal Siri control, focus on gaming, support for third-party game controllers, Bluetooth 4.2, and 802.11ac Wi-Fi  —  Apple TV 4: Gaming and Siri will be major focuses, expect Bluetooth game controllers + enhanced wireless  —  New Apple TV will look similar, but thicker (image via Michael Steeber)
Dieter Bohn / The Verge:
Google launches Android Wear app for iOS on iPhone 5 and later with support for LG Watch Urbane and all future Android Wear watches  —  Android Wear smartwatches come to the iPhone  —  In a nondescript conference room at Google's headquarters a few weeks ago, I paired my iPhone to a smartwatch running Android for the first time.
David Ruddock / Android Police:
Source: LG Nexus will come with Snapdragon 808, 5.2" 1080p display, 3GB RAM, 2700mAh Battery, USB-C, more  —  Source: New “Nexus 5” By LG Will Feature Snapdragon 808, 5.2" 1080p Display, 3GB RAM, 2700mAh Battery, USB-C, And More  —  We've received information from a reliable source detailing …
Wall Street Journal:
Apple and Cisco partner to optimize enterprise networks using Cisco hardware, creating a “fast lane” for iOS devices and apps  —  Apple, Cisco Unveil Business Partnership  —  Apple Inc. and Cisco Systems Inc. are teaming up to help bring more iPhones and iPads to business users.
Deepali Gupta / The Economic Times:
Indian competition commission charges Google with rigging search results; Flipkart, Facebook, and others corroborate complaints  —  CCI charges Google with rigging search results; Flipkart, Facebook corroborate complaints … MUMBAI: Flipkart, Facebook, Nokia's maps division …
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
KeyRaider malware infecting jailbroken iPhones stole over 225K valid Apple account logins, thousands of certificates, private keys, and purchasing receipts  —  Malware infecting jailbroken iPhones stole 225,000 Apple account logins  —  Some targeted phones also held for ransom, researchers say.
Xperia Blog:
Video of Sony Xperia Z5 with 4K display leaks, confirms Xperia Z5 and Xperia Z5 Compact too  —  Three minute video shows off the Xperia Z5 family in all its glory [Update]  —  All of the Sony Xperia Z5 information leaked earlier today came from a French hands-on video …
Wall Street Journal:
Russian regulators say they won't check until 2016 whether Google, Facebook, Twitter, and others have complied with local data storage law in effect on Sept. 1  —  Russia Puts Off Data Showdown With Technology Firms  —  Facebook, Google and Twitter are among the U.S. companies that are getting …
Chris O'Brien / VentureBeat:
Ashley Madison fires back, says ratio of men to women is 1.2 to 1 with thousands still signing up  —  Hacking victim Ashley Madison wants you to know that reports of its demise are premature, and that reports that there are no women on the site are totally bogus.

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