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September 3, 2015, 2:10 PM

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Lauren Goode / The Verge:
SmartThings' new hub supports 200 sensors and switches, video monitoring, has 10 hour battery backup, goes on sale today for $99  —  SmartThings' new hub uses Samsung cameras to monitor your home  —  SmartThings, the open-platform smart home company that sold itself to Samsung a year ago …
Charles Armstrong / Google Lat Long:
Google launches standalone Street View app with ability to post 360-degree photos to Maps  —  Introducing the new Street View app from Google Maps  —  For all the Street View fans out there: exploring the world just got even easier.  Today we are introducing the new Street View app for Android and iOS …
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
AOL Confirms It Is Buying Millennial Media In $238M Deal To Expand In Mobile Ads  —  This just in: AOL, itself acquired by Verizon for $4.4 billion earlier this year, has announced that it is making another purchase of its own.  It is buying Millennial Media as it continues to build …
Mark Gurman / 9to5Mac:
New iPhone 6S/6S Plus to retain same storage tiers as iPhone 6: 16GB, 64GB, and 128GB, despite 4K video, increased photo resolution, and other improvements  —  Apple Event: New Apple Watch bands, 16GB iPhones confirmed with 7000 series aluminum  —  Starting with the iPhone 3GS …
Mark Gurman / 9to5Mac:
Apple plans to announce 21.5" iMac with 4K display by the end of October, ship in November  —  Apple planning to bring 4K screen to 21.5-inch iMac in October  —  Apple is indeed planning to release a new version of its 21.5-inch iMac with a 4K display this fall, according to reliable sources.
Dan Seifert / The Verge:
Alyssa Bereznak / Yahoo! News:
Men's rights activists are using a 1950s California law to file lawsuits against women-only tech events  —  These men's rights activists are using a 1950s law to shut down women in tech  —  Stephanie Burns came up with the idea for Chic CEO, a free online platform for female entrepreneurs, in 2008, when she was getting her MBA.
Sean Captain / Fast Company:
IBM and ARM partner for data analytics from industrial, health, car, and wearable IoT devices  —  IBM And Chip Designer ARM Want To Monitor Every Device They Can  —  The term “Internet of things” is a bit like “Web 2.0” was a decade ago—a buzzword for some big change in the Internet that no one can clearly describe.
Jonathan Shieber / TechCrunch:
Cloud security firm Netskope raises $75M round led by Iconiq Capital  —  Security Financings Continue Their Heat Wave With A New $75M Round For Netskope  —  Netskope, which sells a technology service protecting businesses' cloud-based software, has joined the ranks of the massively funded …
Michael Mimoso / Threatpost:
Netflix releases Sleepy Puppy, an open-source tool to track XSS vulnerabilities across multiple apps  —  Netflix Sleepy Puppy Awakens XSS Vulnerabilities in Secondary Applications  —  Most automated scanning and security tools that ferret out cross-site scripting vulnerabilities don't do much analysis beyond the target application.

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