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Apple going big: Bigger (12.9 inches!) iPad is coming early next year, according to Bloomberg. This comes as people anticipate that the soon-to-be unveiled iPhone will also have a bigger screen. And speaking of the iPhone 6, it looks like a hot dog, OK? Video makes fun of all the speculation.

Funding from Kleiner Perkins reportedly values messaging service Snapchat at $10 billion.

Speaking of raising money, payments-service provider Square is reportedly doing so at a valuation of $6 billion.

Intel unveils “world’s smallest” 3G modem, for use in connected devices or wearable tech.

Study: Harvard, Stanford, MIT produce most female entrepreneurs.

Hewlett-Packard plans to sue Deloitte over its auditing of Autonomy.

Google search “bug”? Or hack? For eight hours yesterday, some search results showed images of a Russian car crash.

Should Facebook rethink its policies in the wake of images of journalist’s beheading that were shared on social media?

Public Knowledge, which opposes the Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger, has launched a contest for best remix of  customers’ disastrous calls to Comcast.



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