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September 16, 2015, 5:51 PM

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Thomas Fox-Brewster / Forbes:
Updating to iOS 9 and El Capitan partially mitigates AirDrop exploit on iOS and OS X; otherwise disable AirDrop until patch issued  —  One Great Reason To Update To iOS 9 - A Nasty Silent AirDrop Attack Is In Town  —  It's another big Apple AAPL -0.04% launch week with iOS 9 landing today …
Benjamin Mayo / 9to5Mac:
Apple releases iOS 9 for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch; many users reporting issue downloading the update  —  Apple releases iOS 9 for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch — here's a full walkthrough of all the new features  —  After a few months in beta, Apple has today released iOS 9 to the world …
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.
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.
Jason Del Rey / Re/code:
Ahead of IPO Prep, Jack Dorsey Is Telling Key People He Won't Give Up Square CEO Role  —  It's looking more and more like Jack Dorsey is going to have two CEO jobs for the foreseeable future.  —  Dorsey — who is the CEO of Square as well as the interim CEO of Twitter …
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 …
Dan Thorp-Lancaster / Windows Central:
Microsoft to retire Zune services on November 15, convert subscribers to Groove Music Pass  —  Microsoft has started alerting users of the impending retirement of the Zune Music Pass.  Alongside the alert, a support document details the transition to the Groove Music Pass and the death of the beloved free 10 tracks per month download.

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