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September 9, 2015, 1:35 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.
Romain Dillet / TechCrunch:
Apple releases new gold and rose gold Apple Watch Sport, new bands; watchOS 2 available September 16th  —  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.
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.
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.
Adam Clark Estes / Gizmodo:
AT&T announces ZTE Mobley, a mobile hotspot for cars that plugs into diagnostic ports, available Sept. 11 on contract, or for $99 outright  —  AT&T's New Gadget Will Put Wifi in Your Old Ass Car  —  In-car wifi is equal parts mind-bending and irresponsible-seeming.
Nate Swanner / The Next Web:
Apple announces iPad Pro with 12.9" display, A9X chip, four-speaker sound system, 10-hour battery life, more  —  Apple launches iPadPro with 12.9″ display  —  It's real!  At today's event, Apple unveiled the iPad Pro, a 12.9-inch tablet designed for those who want more screen real estate on the go.
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