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September 11, 2015, 12:05 AM

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Pali Bhat / Official Android Blog:
Android Pay begins rolling out at over 1M locations in the US today  —  Tap.  Pay.  Done.  —  Today, we're beginning to roll out Android Pay — the simple and secure way to pay with your Android phone at over one million locations across the US.  Android Pay also stores your gift cards …
Kara Swisher / Re/code:
Ellen Pao won't appeal verdict in gender discrimination lawsuit against Kleiner Perkins  —  Ellen Pao: ‘I Have Decided to End My Lawsuit Against Kleiner Perkins’  —  The epic and historic lawsuit that has rocked tech over the last year is over.  —  In a statement today …
Jan Dawson / Tech.pinions:
iPhone Upgrade Program lets Apple take primary relationship with customers away from carriers, may boost sales in markets where phones aren't subsidized  —  The iPhone Upgrade Plan is a Game-Changer  —  Apple announced a lot of new products at its big event on Wednesday - new iPhones …
Ben Thompson / Stratechery:
Apple should improve the iPad by making it a better platform for developers, not introducing a new product  —  From Products to Platforms  —  Yesterday's Apple keynote was one of the company's best in quite some time.1 One reason why was, as John Gruber noted, a certain sense of stagecraft …
Adrian Kingsley-Hughes / ZDNet:
Elyse Betters / Pocket-lint:
iOS 9.1 released to public beta testers and developers, includes new emojis, iPad Pro features including support for accessories  —  iOS 9.1 includes new emoji like a taco and the middle finger  —  Apple has seeded the first beta of iOS 9.1 to developers and public beta testers …
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Periscope Adds Facebook Sharing, Support For Landscape Broadcasts Ahead Of Its Apple TV App  —  Twitter's live-streaming app Periscope rolled out an update today that introduces support for broadcasting and watching streams while your mobile device is in landscape mode.
Christine Magee / TechCrunch:
Lending startup for small businesses Fundbox raises $50M led by Spark Capital Growth  —  Fundbox Secures $50 Million More To Power Small Businesses  —  Less than six months after announcing a $40 million Series B investment, alternative lending startup Fundbox has closed on another $50 million …
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai / Motherboard:
ICANN parent IANA officially recognizes .onion TLD, giving Tor domains basic security features like SSL and TLS certificates  —  Internet Regulators Just Legitimized The Dark Web  —  The so-called dark web is often mistakenly believed to be just an unsanctioned space of the internet that hosts dingy, illegal websites.
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
GM took five years to patch privately disclosed takeover vulnerability in millions of GM cars with OnStar dashboard computers  —  GM Took 5 Years to Fix a Full-Takeover Hack in Millions of OnStar Cars  —  When a pair of security researchers showed they could hack a Jeep over the Internet earlier …
Mary Jo Foley / ZDNet:
Microsoft confirms updates for Dynamics CRM 2016 including more Cortana and Office apps integrations  —  Microsoft takes the wraps off its Dynamics CRM 2016 feature list  —  Microsoft's Dynamics CRM 2016 release will include more Cortana integrations, new offline capabilities …
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook Gives Verified Profiles Its Mentions App With “Live” Streaming And Posts Just To Followers  —  Journalists might start sharing a lot more of their links to Facebook, as now they can finally opt out of spamming their friends and instead only post to their public followers.

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