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Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Checked 5:25 PM; Last Updated 4:15 PM CDT; 21:15 GMT


General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Apple faces preliminary injunction to remove 'Secret' from App Store, users' devices: A Brazilian judge on Tuesday ordered Apple and Google to not only remove anonymous social networking app Secret from their app stores, but also remotely wipe the software from devices in the country."  AppleInsider 6:43 AM
  • "Prosecutors Want Apple To Use Its iPhone 'Kill Switch' — A Doomsday Device For Apps Few Know Exists"  Business Insider 9:21 AM
  • "Secret may be banned in Brazil over anonymity, after judge grants preliminary injunction" Gigaom 7:27 AM
  • "Exclusive: Dubai's Mall Of The Emirates To Get World's Biggest Apple Store/The US tech behemoth has advertised 13 job positions across the UAE." EDGAR 6:50 AM
  • "Apple Reportedly Building 'World's Largest' Apple Store in Dubai, United Arab Emirates" MacRumors 7:18 AM
  • "That Apple Store in the United Arab Emirates could be the world's largest" 9to5Mac 7:18 AM
  • "Dubai, UAE will reportedly be home to the largest Apple retail store in the world" AppAdvice 7:08 AM
  • "World's Largest Apple Store Rumored to Be Built in Dubai" Apple Gazette 7:08 AM
  • "Apple to build world's biggest iStore in Dubai" The Register 8:52 AM
  • "Phablets Are So Yesterday: More Users in Asia Now Hold Tablets to Their Faces to Make Calls, IDC Reports" IDC 6:47 AM
  • "Talking On Tablets On The Rise In Asia" TechCrunch 6:46 AM
  • "Patent troll drops suit against Adam Carolla after discovering podcasts don't make any money" The Verge 8:37 AM
  • "Watch out for this frighteningly smart malware that's infected over 75,000 jailbroken iPhones" BGR 2:08 PM
  • "Apple releases a new video celebrating diversity of its staff" TUAW 4:13 PM
  • "iPod engravings are nearly as obsolete as the device" Cult of Mac 8:14 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "Despite FAA Setbacks, Amazon Prime Air Makes Notable Engineering, NASA And Aerospace Hires" TechCrunch 4:13 PM
  • "Netflix made an awesome virtual reality interface for the Oculus Rift" The Verge 4:12 PM
  • "Many Chrome browser extensions do sneaky things: A study of 48,000 Chrome extensions uncovers ad fraud, data theft, and other misdeeds" IDG News Service 7:25 AM
  • "Clockwise Podcast: Mobile disasters, social networks, and tech pet peeves" TechHive 2:23 PM
  • "Jeff Gamet and John Martellaro Talk Science Fiction Tech, AI Assistants and Robots" MacVoices 12:53 PM
  • "Let's Talk Jailbreak 70: The woman behind Cydia" iDownload Blog 8:38 AM