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September 10, 2015, 7:10 PM

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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 …
Ben Thompson / Stratechery:
Apple would be better off improving the iPad by making it a better platform for developers, not making 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:
Adobe accidentally says the iPad Pro ships with 4GB of RAM in blog post, later removes mention from the article  —  iPad Pro has 4GB of RAM, claims Adobe  —  While Apple was typically tight-lipped as to how much RAM was packed into the new iPad Pro, Adobe is far more loose-lipped.
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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 …
John Gruber / Daring Fireball:
Thoughts about Apple's event: iPad Pro should compare favorably to recent MacBooks, Apple TV might be the most disruptive Apple product since iPhone, more  —  Brief Thoughts and Observations Regarding Today's ‘Hey Siri’ Apple Event  —  All for One, One for All
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.
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 …
Arik Hesseldahl / Re/code:
HP CEO Whitman Joins Board at SurveyMonkey  —  Hewlett-Packard CEO Meg Whitman has been named to the board of directors of SurveyMonkey, the Web survey outfit whose founding CEO Dave Goldberg died suddenly in May.  —  Whitman joining the board is notable for a few reasons.
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
IBM Buys StrongLoop To Add Node.js API Development To Its Cloud Platform  —  IBM has today made another acquisition to expand its business in cloud services — specifically in the area of enterprise app development.  It has acquired StrongLoop, a startup based in San Mateo …
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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