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September 9, 2015, 3:00 PM

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Apple:
Live stream of Apple's media event at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco, viewable in Safari and Microsoft Edge on Windows 10  —  “Hey Siri, give us a hint.”  —  10 a.m. PDT to watch the keynote live.  —  Requirements: Live streaming uses Apple's HTTP Live Streaming (HLS) technology.
Tom Warren / The Verge:
Apple announces iPad Pro with 12.9" display, A9X chip, four-speaker sound system, 10-hour battery life, more; prices range from $799 to $1079  —  Apple iPad Pro announced with Apple Pencil and a Smart Keyboard  —  After months of rumors and speculation, the iPad Pro is here.
Romain Dillet / TechCrunch:
Apple releases new gold and rose gold Watch Sport variants, Hermès collection, and new band colors  —  Apple Releases New Gold And Rose Gold Apple Watch Sport, New Bands  —  Apple has a lot to announce at today's keynote with new iPhones, a new Apple TV and new iPads.
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Apple announces new Apple TV with touchscreen remote, universal search, Siri, App Store, more, starting at $149 for 32GB model  —  Apple Unveils A More Powerful Apple TV  —  Confirming earlier reports, Apple unveiled the fourth-generation Apple TV today at its September press event in San Francisco.
Romain Dillet / TechCrunch:
Tricia Duryee / GeekWire:
Amazon finally stops selling the Fire Phone, as company adjusts its hardware strategy … It's taken more than a year, but Amazon has finally exhausted its supply of Fire Phones.  —  At least that appears to be the case based on the phone's product page, which now lists the device as …
Max Chafkin / Vanity Fair:
Behind Facebook's $2B acquisition of Oculus, a look at Rift's competition, and how VR may change the way we interact  —  Why Facebook's $2 Billion Bet on Oculus Rift Might One Day Connect Everyone on Earth  —  Mark Zuckerberg made a $2 billion bet on a virtual-reality headset called the Oculus Rift …
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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