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September 14, 2016, 5:00 AM

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Cho Mu-Hyun / ZDNet:
Samsung says it will cap Note7 charging at 60% in OTA update, starting Sept. 20 in S. Korea, is in talks with telcos from 9 other countries for similar rollouts  —  Samsung will limit the battery charging cap for Galaxy Note 7 users to 60 percent through a Over-the-Air (OTA) software upgrade on September 20 following more explosions.
Benjamin Mayo / 9to5Mac:
Apple says there was an issue with iOS 10 software updates impacting some devices during first hour of availability, and affected users can update via iTunes  —  Update: Apple has released a statement saying that the following iOS 10 update issues should now be resolved:
Brian X. Chen / New York Times:
Sources: next year's iPhone will have a full-screen front face with the virtual button built directly into the screen  —  Apple's iPhone, just short of 10 years old, has hit puberty.  —  Like adolescents coping with awkward changes to their bodies, the iPhone 7, due for release on Friday, introduces some uncomfortable transitions.
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Harry McCracken / Fast Company:
YouTube launches beta of Community, which lets creators share photos, text, more into Subscriptions feed; subs can opt-in to new post notifications  —  Text, still images, and GIFs are now part of the mix that the service gives creators to keep their fans engaged.
Lauren Smiley / Backchannel:
An inside look at Rothenberg Ventures, a seed-stage firm with stakes in companies like SpaceX, as it loses staff, changes name, and faces an SEC investigation  —  the last Monday in August, Mike Rothenberg—millennial venture capitalist, virtual reality check-writer, unhappy title-holder of …

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