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September 22, 2015, 2:40 PM

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Matthew Panzarino / TechCrunch:
iPhone 6s breaks traditional tick-tock release cycle with 3 marquee features: innovative 3D Touch, impressive 4K video shooting and editing, and Live Photos  —  Review: Apple's iPhone 6s And 6s Plus Go ‘Tick’  —  Tick, tock.  Tick, tock.  This is the familiar sound of Apple's iPhone.
Nilay Patel / The Verge:
iPhone 6s review: 3D Touch is fun and useful, terrific camera and great performance, but battery life could be better  —  iPhone 6S review  —  Big screens won.  —  For the past three years, the most meaningful change to the iPhone has been the size of its screen.
Kirk Koenigsbauer / Office Blogs:
Microsoft announces worldwide release of Office 2016 for Windows and Mac  —  The new Office is here  —  Today's post was written by Kirk Koenigsbauer, corporate vice president for the Office Client Applications and Services team.  —  It's here!  Today is the worldwide release of Office 2016 for Windows.
Tom Warren / The Verge:
Office 2016 review: minor updates to desktop apps, solid real-time co-authoring, great cross-platform functionality with Office 365  —  Microsoft Office 2016 review  —  Today's release of Office 2016 marks almost three years since the last major version of Microsoft's productivity apps.
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Groupon Is Laying Off 1,100 At A Cost Of $35M, Shutters Operations In 7 Countries  —  Some significant downsizing is underway at Groupon, the daily deals and local-commerce site.  The company is today announcing that it will be cutting 1,100 jobs and taking a pre-tax charge of $35 million in the process.
Re/code:
Netflix-like e-book subscription service Oyster to shut down; part of team moving to Google Play Books, including CEO and co-founders according to sources  —  Oyster, a Netflix for Books, Is Shutting Down.  But Most of Its Team Is Heading to Google.  —  Oyster, a company that provides …
Vlad Savov / The Verge:
Xiaomi launches Mi 4c in China with Snapdragon 808, 5-inch 1080p display, and USB Type-C for $205  —  Xiaomi's new $200 Mi 4c has everything you need in a smartphone  —  Earlier this year, Xiaomi introduced the Mi 4i for India, and today it's launching the Mi 4c for China.

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