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September 8, 2015, 11:25 PM

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Roger Cheng / CNET:
Verizon to start testing its 5G network, with speeds 30-50 times faster than 4G, in the next year, with limited commercial roll-out tentatively planned for 2017  —  Verizon to be first to field-test crazy-fast 5G wireless  —  It expects “some level of commercial deployment” to begin in 2017 for next-generation wireless.
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Sources: Periscope is developing an app for the new Apple TV for watching livestreams  —  Periscope Is Secretly Building An Apple TV App  —  Periscope is developing an app for the new Apple TV, according to multiple sources.  It will allow users to watch livestreams on their television …
Brian Womack / Bloomberg Business:
Google says it will test grocery deliveries this year in San Francisco and another US city  —  Google to Start Testing Grocery Deliveries This Year  —  Two U.S. cities to start trial of fresh-food deliveries  —  Google also expanding next-day deliveries in the Midwest
Mario Trujillo / The Hill:
Software pioneer McAfee files paperwork to run for president  —  The antivirus software pioneer John McAfee on Tuesday filed paperwork with the Federal Election Commission to run for president.  —  The paperwork was confirmed as authentic by Kyle Sandler, who is identified …
Brendan Donohoe / The Twitter Blog:
Twitter updates iPad app with responsive design as it builds a more unified Twitter for iOS  —  Building a more unified Twitter for iOS  —  Previously, Twitter for iPhone and iPad offered very different experiences.  Now, Twitter apps on these devices will be more consistent regardless of which one you're using.
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New York Times:
The DoJ got court order demanding Apple turn over iMessages in real time; Apple said it could not comply; iMessages backed up to iCloud not encrypted end-to-end  —  Apple and Other Tech Companies Tangle With U.S. Over Access to Data  —  WASHINGTON — In an investigation involving guns and drugs …
Vanity Fair:
Mark Zuckerberg tops Vanity Fair's 2015 New Establishment Disrupters list  —  Mark Zuckerberg Tops the 2015 New Establishment List—and Snags the October Cover!  —  The magazine's annual ranking of business and media elite hits newsstands today.  —  Facebook chairman and C.E.O. Mark Zuckerberg …
Mary Jo Foley / ZDNet:
Dell, HP, and Accenture will resell Surface Pro tablets as the first participants in Microsoft's new Surface Enterprise Initiative  —  Dell, HP to resell Microsoft's Surface Pro tablets  —  Microsoft is expanding its distribution of Surface Pro tablets and making enterprise services …
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Amazon launches restaurant delivery service in Seattle via Prime Now; food delivered within an hour, and no delivery fees  —  Amazon Launches A Food Delivery Service Via Prime Now, Starting In Seattle  —  Amazon announced this morning that it's making restaurant delivery an option via its one-hour delivery app Prime Now.
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
TiVo Files Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against Samsung  —  DVR maker TiVo has sued Samsung for patent infringement, alleging that Samsung's digital video recorders violate four of TiVo's patents.  The announcement came as part of Tivo's Q2 2015 earnings report, which saw the company generate close …

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