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The Daily Read – In Remembrance Edition – 9/11/2014

Today’s Daily Read falls on a very special day to the US: 9/11. This Daily Read is dedicated to all the firefighters, police, and volunteers

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Today is a day this whole country will never forget. I wanted to send out a special thanks to all the firefighters, police, and volunteers that lost their life that day. 

With that said, let’s move forward with today’s Daily Read

A Brand Remembers 9/11

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(www.theawl.com)

“We will never forget. pic.twitter.com/7zJrh3ACWh – Applebee’s (@Applebees) September 11, 2014 Where was I? It was a clear morning on the conceptual plane where all brands exist, and I was staring into the blue, repeating my own name. It was like any other day. I don’t remember who told me.”

by @theawl

Got iTunes? You got a U2 album. Here’s how to delete it.

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“Do you own an iTunes account? Congratulations. You also own at least one (quite possibly only one) U2 album. Apple marked the iPhone 6 launch by slipping a copy of the ageing Irish band’s latest album into every account, deliberately infecting gadgets with some people’s idea of musical malware.”

by @BBC

Apple Watch And The Threat To Rolex

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(www.informationweek.com)

“I don’t know if I want a smartwatch like the new Apple Watch, but I’m certain that the next watch I buy will be a smarter watch. That reality is the simple lesson of this week’s Apple Watch launch.”

by @Murph_CJ

What to Do If You’ve Been Hacked (and How to Prevent It)

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(www.recode.net)

“The recent celebrity hacking incident and Home Depot data breach may have you worried about your online security, and rightly so. As we bring more aspects of our lives online – social, shopping, banking, storage – the risks of cyber crime increase. But there are ways you can better protect yourself.”

by @BonnieSCha

How Instagram’s drug deals go undetected

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(www.venturebeat.com)

“It’s no secret: Instagram has a drug problem. Through my own reporting and that of others, it has become clear that a large and active drug trade has emerged on Instagram, the service Facebook paid a billion dollars for two years ago.”

by @VentureBeat

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