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Do you expect the Sept. 9 event to hold more than just new iPhones?

I do. Maybe new Apple TV, iPad Pro, Apple Car?
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  • "Apple Takes Washington: Steve Jobs famously disdained D.C. Tim Cook's quietly taking it on."  Politico Magazine 8:32 AM
  • "Apple Is About To Lay Down Its TV Cards"  TechCrunch 8:09 AM
  • "Can Apple wow Wall Street without one more thing?"  Fortune 8:20 AM
  • "Apple loses key music streaming executive" ["News of his departure caught colleagues off guard. He is leaving the west coast to work for a Europe-based company in an unrelated industry, people familiar with the situation said. Apple confirmed that Mr Rogers was leaving the company but declined to comment further."]  Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 8:03 AM
  • "Key Apple Music / Beats 1 director Ian Rogers leaves Apple" 9to5Mac 8:07 AM
  • "Apple Music Exec Ian Rogers is Out" Re/code 8:32 AM
  • "Apple, Samsung battle to the end over damages payment: Apple is demanding that over $548 million in damages be paid." IDG News Service 8:07 AM
  • "Apple to help US military build flexible hybrid electronics" Computerworld 7:56 AM
  • "DoD Announces Award of New Flexible Hybrid Electronics Manufacturing Innovation Hub in Silicon Valley" ["The emerging flexible hybrid electronics sector promises to revolutionize the electronics industry, and the Silicon Valley-based FlexTech Alliance consortium, backed by companies as diverse as Apple and Lockheed Martin and major research universities including Stanford and MIT, represents the next chapter in the long-standing public-private partnerships between the Pentagon and tech community."] U.S. Department of Defense 7:57 AM
  • "Setting Up a Table of Contents Automatically in InDesign" Layers Magazine 8:17 AM
  • "Final Cut Pro X Tip - Fit to Fill 'Retime to Fit'" FCPXtv 8:12 AM
  • "Pointers: Getting Things Done with Apple Gear - Conclusion" MacNN 8:35 AM
  • "Freeway Express 6.1.2 review: Web design program is free, outdated, frustrating" Macworld 8:45 AM
Press Releases
  • "Kaspersky launches improved business security for Macs" BetaNews 9:12 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Apple prepares huge event for iPhone 6s unveiling" BetaNews 8:32 AM
  • "Apple's exemplary customer service takes a dive, report claims" Cult of Mac 8:33 AM
  • "Samsung adds a $1-200 bribe to its test-drive program aimed at converting iPhone users" 9to5Mac 8:10 AM
  • "Michael Fassbender: I don't need to look like Steve Jobs" Cult of Mac 8:33 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "Sprint tempts DirecTV customers from AT&T with free year of service" MacNN 8:33 AM
  • "AppleInsider podcast analyzes what to expect at Apple's Sept. 9 event, Wall Street, 'Apple Car,' more" AppleInsider 8:08 AM
  • "iPhone 6S rumors: New packaging leak suggests 16 GB base model will stay around for another product cycle" 9to5Mac 8:12 AM
  • "Purported 'iPhone 6s' box suggests Apple will keep entry-level capacity at 16GB" AppleInsider 8:35 AM
  • "A new revelation from that leaked iPhone 6s box (no, it's not good news)" BGR 8:45 AM
  • "What Apple needs to get right with its new iPhone 6S and 6S Plus"  The Guardian 8:21 AM
  • "Google gives developers code to disable iOS 9 app security to continue to serve ads" 9to5Mac 8:10 AM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Today's Top iPhone /iPad /Mac App Freebies And Price Drops" App Sliced 7:56 AM
  • "Reckless Getaway For iPhone/iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $0.99)" App Sliced 7:56 AM
  • "Nighty Night Circus -Bedtime Story & Lullaby For Kids For iPhone/iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $2.99)" App Sliced 7:56 AM
  • "15" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:01 AM
  • "13" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:01 AM
  • "12" MacBook Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:01 AM

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  • "Review: The Premium One W2 dual dock is the best Apple Watch + iPhone companion I've ever used [Video] 9to5Mac 9:04 AM
  • "Charge as you drive -- Inateck USB car chargers [Review] BetaNews 8:32 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "What lies beneath: What you need to know about content blockers in iOS 9 Safari" Macworld 8:05 AM
  • "ReBoard Is An iOS Keyboard With Third Party App Shortcuts" TechCrunch 8:10 AM
  • "Hands On: Workflow 1.3 (iOS)" MacNN 8:33 AM
  • "Instagram is no longer just for squares" Best App Site 8:00 AM
  • "Lara Croft GO – Tomb Raiding In An All New Way" Apple'n'Apps 8:16 AM
  • "Viewpoint: Handling BIM on an iPad: OrthoGraph Begins the Process" Architosh 7:58 AM
  • "6 only-for-iPad gestures you need to know" Macworld 8:04 AM
  • "New rumors hint at an Apple Car unveiling on Sept. 9 (but it's not gonna happen)" Apple World Today 8:35 AM
  • "Here's what will happen when the new iPhone is announced: Apple is too predictable" The Next Web 8:16 AM
  • "My Most Important Apple Watch Feature could be its Killer App" Tech.pinions [Insider Content] 8:16 AM
  • "Why I won't be sad to see One to One go away: It's a money-loser for retail stores" iMore 8:16 AM
  • "The Apple Watch should help us get fit together" Macworld 8:07 AM
  • "Op-Ed: US tech policy needs real tech research behind it, FTC chairwoman says" Ars Technica 8:16 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Best Apple Watch leather bands" [Slideshow] iMore 8:45 AM
  • "PlayScreen launches Geographical Knowledge Game for iOS" prMac 8:17 AM
  • "PayAnywhere's mobile card reader brings Apple Pay to small businesses" iMore 8:16 AM
  • "I want all my Apple devices to have VIDITY support for 4K streaming" Apple World Today 8:00 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Windows 10 Insiders get updated menus and feedback sharing" V3 9:25 AM
  • "Hopefully, Windows 95 is just a memory [CARTOON] ITworld 9:08 AM
  • "10 surprising facts about Microsoft" InfoWorld 9:06 AM
  • "Microsoft to deliver Windows 10's business update service in stages" Tech Central 9:06 AM
  • "Microsoft Starts Collecting User Data from Windows 7 and Windows 8 PCs" Softpedia 8:57 AM
  • "Remembering the Windows 95 launch and overreacting to Apple's event invites" Mashable 8:57 AM
  • "Microsoft Releases Screenshot App for Windows" Softpedia 8:56 AM
  • "Zero Day Weekly: IBM says block Tor, Google undermines ATS, much ado about Windows 10" ZDNet 8:49 AM
  • "International Business Machines Corp. SVP Sells $413,734.50 in Stock" Ticker Report 8:48 AM
  • "IBM makes Docker containers available across clouds with C-ports" First Post 8:47 AM
  • "EMC mergers ahead: First VMware, then HP Enterprise. Will time run out?" ZDNet 8:46 AM
  • "Mass redundancy marathon nearly over at HP" The Register 8:46 AM
  • "HP cutting another 5% from its workforce, layoffs involve new job offer in lieu of severance" The Economic Times 8:46 AM
  • "HP Pavilion x2 review: Cheap, but sleek - a great budget hybrid" CRN 8:46 AM
  • "Channel Beat: Dell Bashes Cisco, Again" CRN 8:44 AM
  • "Dell enters G-Sync bandwagon with a 27-inch QHD monitor" VR - Zone 8:43 AM
  • "Intel will increase focus on local, customized solutions for Indian market: Kumud Srinivasan" The Economic Times 8:41 AM
  • "Intel offering 10 scholarships for female STEM students" SiliconRepublic 8:40 AM
  • "Intel: OpenStack is missing core enterprise features like failover, version control and monitoring" V3 8:39 AM
  • "Intel's First 3D XPoint SSD Will Have 6GB/s Bandwidth" Softpedia 8:39 AM
  • "Alienware X51 R3 PC unleashed with Skylake firepower and liquid cooling" T3 8:41 AM
  • "Alienware X51 R3 brings in Intel Skylake, liquid cooling" SlashGear 8:37 AM
  • "Samsung sets sights on Intel in the semiconductor segment" VR - Zone 8:35 AM
  • "Samsung inches closer to Intel in the semiconductor business" SAMMOBILE 8:34 AM
  • "Intel reveals big data's dirty little secret" ITworld 8:34 AM
  • "Swedish Card-Reader Startup iZettle Raises More Cash" WSJ Blogs 8:40 AM
  • "iZettle moves beyond card payments" FStech 8:37 AM
  • "Square's Swedish Rival Gets $67 Million From Intel, Zouk Capital" Bloomberg 8:34 AM
  • "iZettle just raised €60 million and is getting into shadow banking" Business Insider 8:34 AM
  • "European payments processor iZettle raises $67M and launches a cash advance service for SMBs" VentureBeat 8:30 AM
  • "Intel Investment Spotlights Drones' Opportunity for Chipmakers" EE Times 8:42 AM
  • "Intel invests £39m into drone-makers Yuneec" ITProPortal 8:42 AM
  • "Intel pours $60 million into drone maker" Fortune 8:41 AM
  • "Intel Bets On Drone Development With $60M Investment In Yuneec" Digital Trends 8:38 AM
  • "Intel Invests More than $60 Million in Drone Maker" [Paid Membership Required] 8:29 AM
  • "AMD Quietly Launches the New Radeon R9 370X Graphics Card" Softpedia 8:24 AM
  • "From AMD Nano to Skylake, 11 reasons why August was awesome for hardware" PCWorld 8:22 AM
  • "AMD unveils smallest graphics card yet" PCR Online 8:22 AM
  • "AMD Quietly Launches the New Radeon R9 370X Graphics Card" Softpedia 8:24 AM
  • "AMD Radeon R9 370X Graphics Card Launched In Asia" CDR Info 8:24 AM
  • "AMD launches the Radeon R9 370X to go up against the GTX 950... in China" VR - Zone 8:23 AM
  • "AMD launches the Radeon R9 370X graphics card" Hexus 8:21 AM
  • "Cisco: Partners to cash in on OpenDNS buy" CRN UK 8:18 AM
  • "Cisco and HP ship Multi-Gigabit Ethernet switches in 2Q15: Dell'Oro Group" First Post 8:17 AM
  • "Cisco Completes OpenDNS Acquisition; Integrates AMP Threat Grid with OpenDNS Services" The Fast Mode 8:17 AM
  • "Cisco: 44% of Organizations Planning Private Clouds" Converge! 8:16 AM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Industry News
  • "U.S. stocks set to fall as Wall St. faces more volatility: U.S. stocks were set to open lower Friday as volatility continues to rule on Wall Street in a turbulent week that saw the major indexes swing dramatically and fall into official correction territory for the first time since 2011." USA Today 8:07 AM
  • "U.S. stocks set for bumpy end to a wild week: After some of the wildest days on markets in recent memory, the weekend can't come soon enough for many. Panicked selling Monday and Tuesday gave way to a scramble to buy Wednesday and Thursday." CNNMoney 8:06 AM
  • "Stock Futures Trim Losses After Consumer Spending Rises: Stock futures pulled back from a two-day rally on Friday in what looks to be another day of volatility. However, losses were trimmed shortly after U.S. personal income and spending data for July was released." TheStreet 8:04 AM
  • "Asian stocks extend global market rally on US economic report; Shanghai up for 2nd day: HONG KONG – Asian stocks rose Friday as upbeat U.S. economic data lifted investors' spirits following days of stomach-churning turbulence sparked by a heavy sell-off in China." Associated Press 8:03 AM
  • "Stocks Pull Back After Dow's Surge: U.S. stock futures and European shares fell Friday as momentum faded from a rally that was spurred by optimism over the U.S. economy." [Paid Membership Required] 8:02 AM
  • "Asia Markets: China stocks surge amid suspected government buying/Chinese stocks surged for two straight trading days amid suspected government buying, but plunges Monday and Tuesday left the market down nearly 8% for the week." MarketWatch 8:01 AM
  • "Europe Markets: Europe stocks pull back as volatile week nears an end/European stocks retreated Friday, threatening to take back some of a huge prior-day rally in a week that's taken investors on a wild roller-coaster ride." MarketWatch 8:01 AM

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