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September 1, 2015, 2:45 AM

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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)
Annalee Newitz / Gizmodo:
Ashley Madison created 70K female bots which sent fake messages to 20M of 31M men in the database; 11M of them were chatted up by automatic ‘engagers’  —  Ashley Madison Code Shows More Women, and More Bots  —  After searching through the Ashley Madison database and private email last week …
Chris O'Brien / VentureBeat:
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 …
Re/code:
A breakdown of Silicon Valley's donations to 2016 presidential candidates: who is giving, who is receiving, and how much  —  Which Presidential Candidate Is Winning the Tech Money Race?  —  It is becoming clear that the road to the White House in 2016 leads straight through Silicon Valley.
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.
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.
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Messaging Firm Line Introduces A Launcher App For Android Devices  —  Line, the Japanese messaging company, has continued its flurry of new app and service launches after it released an Android launcher app.  —  Launcher apps essentially take central control of an Android device …
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 …
Los Angeles Times:
China and Russia cross-referencing data from OPM, Anthem, other hacks to identify US spies; at least one support network for US spies compromised  —  China and Russia are cross-indexing hacked data to target U.S. spies, officials say  —  Foreign spy services, especially in China and Russia …
 

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