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CNET September 24, 2015

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iPhone 6S and 6S Plus comes packing pressure-sensitive 3D Touch screen, revamped cameras and new rose gold color
Apple has a new phone available for purchase today, and you’re probably pondering whether you should get one. Well fret not — here at CNET, we’ve got you covered. So here’s everything you need to know about Apple’s new phone. READ MORE »
Aloysius Low
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This week’s top stories /

The full moon effect: Chinese seniors attack drone bearing mooncake vouchers

In an attempt to woo his girlfriend, a Chinese man sent her a drone carrying vouchers for a popular Chinese delicacy. Unfortunately, his plan backfired when a group of senior women spotted the UAV.

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Four upcoming iPhone 6S alternatives to get excited about

Not sure if you want the iPhone 6S or 6S Plus, but you’re ready for a new phone? Fear not. There are plenty of other big-name handsets launching in the next few weeks.

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Uber to launch carpooling service for commuters in China

The service pairing drivers with passengers heading in the same direction will debut in China before expanding to other markets around the world.

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Outcry forces India to amend legislation that would ban deletion of emails, IMs

A draft of the country’s encryption policy would have made it mandatory for residents to keep all encrypted data, which includes Gmail and WhatsApp, for 90 days.

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Apple’s Watch OS 2 is now live following bug delay

Owners of the Apple Watch can now download the software that allows for richer apps.

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South Korea’s government hit with 114,000 cyberattacks in 5 years

Almost none of the attacks showed a North Korean IP address, although it’s not difficult for hackers to hide their origin.

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Data Center Projects: Advantages of Using a Reference Design

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Video of the week /

iPhone 6S and 6S Plus get 3D Touch, faster processors, better cameras

CNET’s Scott Stein gets a hands-on first look at the new iPhone 6S and 6S Plus, which feature a more sensitive, touch display screen, a zippier processor and more powerful cameras.

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Kakao bets on online board games and gambling to nab elusive profitability

South Korea’s biggest messaging app is struggling to keep profits up despite increasing popularity, signalling what could be a problem for the global messaging sector.

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Samsung said to plan smartphone-leasing program

The South Korean electronics giant is planning to follow Apple with monthly payment plan for smartphones, Forbes reports.

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Xiaomi unveils China-only Mi 4c just days ahead of Apple’s iPhone 6S launch

The Chinese smartphone giant will release the Mi 4c just two days ahead of the iPhone 6S, as it strengthens its grip on its home market by announcing it will launch a virtual carrier service.

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The company selling a $10,000 smartphone mulls fancy wearables too

Vertu is known for making insanely expensive phones, but its CEO has his eyes on a new area, saying it’s “worth having a look.”

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Android strikes back: Here’s everything we know about the Nexus phones expected to be unveiled next week

Google is expected to launch two flagship smartphones, the Nexus 5X and 6P, just four days after the iPhone 6S and 6S Plus hit stores. Here’s everything we know about the upcoming Android phones so far.

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