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September 7, 2016, 3:50 PM

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Dan Seifert / The Verge:
iPhone 7: water and dust resistance, 12MP f/1.8 camera with OIS, 7MP front camera, stereo speakers, force-sensitive haptic home button, preorder 9/9, ships 9/16  —  Apple has officially announced the iPhone 7 today.  The new iPhone features a design that's very similar to last year's iPhone 6S …
Nick Statt / The Verge:
Apple announces Apple Watch Series 2 with “swimproof” water resistance to 50 meters, built in GPS, new ceramic chassis variant, S2 SoC, brighter display, more  —  Apple unveiled its second generation smartwatch today at its annual mobile hardware event, and it is unsurprisingly called the Apple Watch 2.
Natalie Gagliordi / ZDNet:
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat:
Super Mario Run, a new side-scrolling runner game, is coming to iOS in time for the 2016 holidays, price TBD; Nintendo's Nasdaq-listed stock up 21%+  —  Nintendo finally announced that it is introducing a new Mario game to Apple's iOS app store for the first time.
William Turton / Gizmodo:
Amazon erroneously publishes page for iPhone 7 accessories before official announcement; page confirmed iPhone 7 Plus' dual-camera setup before reveal  —  It seems like Amazon just accidentally released its specialized page for iPhone 7 accessories—an hour before Apple was set to announce the new phone.
Haje Jan Kamps / TechCrunch:
Apple adds real-time collaboration features to iWork, which will help users work together across Mac, iPad, iPhone, and web platforms  —  Announced at Apple's event today, the company takes on Google Documents with real-time collaboration on iWorks documents.
Steve O'Hear / TechCrunch:
Amazon launches restaurant delivery service in London via the Prime Now app; delivery is free on all orders over £15  —  Back in July we reported that Amazon was set to launch a restaurant delivery service in London for its Amazon Prime customers and now the e-commerce giant has done just that.
Joseph Cox / Motherboard:
Adult site Brazzers forum hacked, 800K account details leaked including emails, usernames and plaintext passwords  —  Nearly 800,000 accounts for popular porn site Brazzers have been exposed in a data breach.  Although the data originated from the company's separate forum …

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