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September 7, 2016, 3:13 PM

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Dan Seifert / The Verge:
Apple unveils iPhone 7 with water and dust resistance, force-sensitive, haptic-enabled home button, 7MP Facetime HD camera, new colors and finishes, more  —  Apple has officially announced the iPhone 7 today.  The new iPhone features a design that's very similar to last year's iPhone 6S …
Tom Warren / The Verge:
iOS 10 will be available on September 13th  —  Apple will release iOS 10 to existing devices on September 13th. iOS 10 is the biggest update to Apple's mobile operating system so far, and it includes a significant update to the Siri digital assistant.  Siri has been overhauled to improve image searches …
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat:
Super Mario Run, a new iOS 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.
Harrison Weber / VentureBeat:
Apple Music passes 17M subscribers, up from 15M in June  —  Apple CEO Tim Cook revealed today that the company's flagship music service, Apple Music, now has 17 million paying subscribers — up from 15 million in June.  —  This stat update arrives as Apple seeks to correct the mistakes …
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 …
Bloomberg:
Snapchat ends its Local Stories section as it shifts to live events, fires about 15 curators  —  Snapchat Inc. is ending its daily local stories for cities feature, which pulled together video of everyday activities — concerts, cute puppies in the park — shot by users in locales such as New York.

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