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September 23, 2015, 3:40 AM

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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:
Michael Crider / Android Police:
Leaked Images Of The New Nexus Phone Retail Boxes Confirm ‘Nexus 5X’ And ‘Nexus 6P’ Model Names  —  It's a little less than a week until Google reveals its new Nexus devices in San Francisco, but as seems to happen every year, we know pretty much every detail beforehand.
Instagram Blog:
Instagram announces it has reached 400M monthly active users, doubling in size since March 2014, with more than 75 percent of users outside US  —  Celebrating a Community of 400 Million  —  We are thrilled to announce that the Instagram community has grown to more than 400 million strong.
Reuters:
Sources: Citrix looking to sell itself as a whole before embarking on asset sales, has reached out to Dell and others  —  Exclusive: Citrix in last-ditch attempt to sell itself - sources  —  Citrix Systems Inc (CTXS.O), the U.S. cloud computing company targeted by activist hedge fund Elliott Management …
Peter Kafka / Re/code:
Facebook ramps up its Instant Articles as Washington Post says it will publish all of its articles on Facebook and over a dozen new publishers join  —  Facebook Ramps Up Its Instant Articles, and the Washington Post Is All In  —  Last spring Facebook started hosting stories from the New York Times …
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai / Motherboard:
Imgur vulnerability that targeted 8chan via images on Reddit patched  —  Someone Was Abusing an Imgur Bug to Target 8chan Users  —  A previously unknown vulnerability in the popular photo-sharing site Imgur was recently exploited in an apparent attempt to hack users of the internet message board 8chan …
David Yanofsky / Quartz:
Waze considers reducing suggestions for dangerous left-hand turns that save time  —  The “Waze left” may be coming to an end  —  The navigation app Waze is beloved for exploiting shortcuts, avoiding traffic, and proving that the shortest distance between two points is not always a straight line.
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Emil Protalinski / VentureBeat:
Gmail now lets you block specific email addresses, unsubscribe from newsletters in the Android app  —  Google today added a new feature to Gmail that other email providers have had for years: blocking.  Gmail now lets you block specific email addresses with the click of a button …
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
AOL/Verizon Completes Spinout Of CrunchBase Funded By Emergence Capital  —  CrunchBase, the database of startups, other tech companies and the people who work in them that was originally developed alongside TechCrunch, is spinning out as an independent company.

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