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  • Apple will offer tiered versions of its coming wearable device at different price points, Recode reports; sources say execs have discussed a $400 model; Apple is expected to announce the device on Sept 9, though pricing may not be revealed at that time - Link

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  • Delivery svc @Postmates (iOS, Android) announces General Store, offering delivery of everyday necessities like deodorant and cold medicine 24 hours a day; the General Store is now accessible in the Postmates app; the startup has raised $23M to date - Link

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  • Research firm @0xcite reveals a router security vulnerability in Wi-Fi Protected Setup; the exploit takes seconds as opposed to the hours required for other Wi-Fi hacks; disabling WPS is the best current defense - Link

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  • Apple & American Express have reached an agreement regarding an iPhone payment system, Recode reports; @theinformation prev reported an agreement w/ Visa; Apple's rumored mobile wallet is expected to be a key feature for the iPhone 6 - Link

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  • @AnandTech founder @AnandShimpi retires from tech publishing at 32; @RyanSmithAT is taking over as Editor in Chief; Shimpi, who founded the hardware reviews site in 1997 at the age of 14, gave no indication of his plans - Link

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