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September 9, 2015, 5:40 AM

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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.
Mark Gurman / 9to5Mac:
Apple event tidbits: $799 iPad Pro price, always-on ‘Hey Siri’, ‘tvOS’ details  —  We've already run down most of what we're expecting from the new iPad Pro, iPad mini 4, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, Apple Watch bands, and the new gold Apple Watch Sport colors expected to be announced at Apple's September 9th event.
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 …
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Instagram debuts 30 second commercials, introduces premium short ad format Marquee, and announces ads will be available globally by end of September  —  Instagram Ads Go Global, Including New 30-Second Commercials  —  Instagram is done experimenting and is ready to ramp up ad revenue.
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 …
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 …
Christian Uribe / Opera Mobile:
Opera Mini for Android update includes new compression mode, lets users toggle between speed and experience  —  Choose High or Extreme savings in new Opera Mini for Android  —  When Opera Mini was launched in 2005, we brought the internet to your phone, giving you access to the same web …
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
Dieter Bohn / The Verge:
Android Wear coming to China without Google Play and Now, with Moto 360 being first device; Chinese company Mobvoi to offer voice recognition, search  —  The Moto 360 and Android Wear are coming to China  —  Lenovo, Motorola, and Google are bringing Android Wear to China in the form of the Moto 360 smartwatch.

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