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September 16, 2015, 11:35 AM

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Chance Miller / 9to5Mac:
AT&T won't throttle unlimited data in congestion until users hit 22GB, an over 4x increase  —  AT&T today has revealed a slight change to how it is handling throttling users grandfathered into unlimited data plans.  Up until today, AT&T has throttled unlimited data users when they hit 5GB of usage and are in a congested area.
Andrew Cunningham / Ars Technica:
iOS 9 review: great multitasking support for newer iPads, searchable Settings, proactive Siri not as useful as Google Now  —  iOS 9, thoroughly reviewed  —  Apple gives the iPad a lot of love as iOS goes back into spit-and-polish mode.  —  iOS 8 wasn't the smoothest operating system rollout in Apple's history.
More: Macworld, CNET and The Verge
New York Times:
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio to announce all public schools in city must offer computer science within 10 years  —  De Blasio to Announce 10-Year Deadline to Offer Computer Science to All Students  —  To ensure that every child can learn the skills required to work …
Matthew Panzarino / TechCrunch:
Apple Delays Release Of watchOS 2 Due To Bug  —  Apple has delayed the release of watchOS 2, which was expected to be available today to owners of the Apple Watch.  —  “We have discovered a bug in development of watchOS 2 that is taking a bit longer to fix than we expected,” an Apple spokesperson told TechCrunch.
Martin Beck / Marketing Land:
Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook is close to testing a button for people to express empathy and other emotions, but it won't be a “dislike” button  —  Dislike Button?  Facebook's Not Getting That — But It May Gain Alternative To The Like Button  —  There will be no “dislike” …
Yoree Koh / Wall Street Journal:
Lawsuit against Twitter alleges that auto-link shortening in direct messages violates privacy laws, seeks class action status  —  Twitter Hit With Suit Claiming It Snoops on Direct Messages  —  Twitter Inc.'s direct messages may not be as private as it claims, according to a lawsuit filed against the company on Monday.
Rolfe Winkler / Wall Street Journal:
Phil Libin moves to VC firm General Catalyst, two months after stepping down as CEO of Evernote  —  Evernote Founder Phil Libin Moves Into Venture Capital  —  Phil Libin, the co-founder of digital note-taking service Evernote Inc., is moving into venture capital two months after he stepped down as chief executive of the startup.
John Paczkowski / BuzzFeed:
Tim Cook on whether people will favor iPad Pros over Macs, privacy concerns, and the possibility of deleting some default iOS apps  —  20 Minutes With Tim Cook  —  The Apple CEO addresses new iPhone features, privacy concerns, the iPad Pro as a desktop replacement, and why you can't delete …
Eric Chemi / CNBC:
Paypal testing payments on four US gambling sites after 12-year hiatus in the country  —  PayPal quietly re-enters online gaming  —  U.S. gambling sites start to accept PayPal  —  PayPal quietly returned to the world of online gambling in the U.S., with CNBC's Eric Chemi.
 

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