( Marcio Jose Sanchez )
New iPhones spark record-breaking 4 million pre-orders

More than 4 million pre-orders for the new iPhones were placed on the first day, shattering sales records for Apple and prolonging wait times for its enthusiastic fan base. 
The company should tread carefully before changing its long-standing policy and allowing people to use fake names.
( Bebeto Matthews )
Wolverton: Moto 360 smartwatch is no perfect circle

Motorola’s Moto 360 smartwatch may be the best Android Wear device on the market, but that’s not saying a lot in its favor.
Tesla Motors spawns an automotive ecosystem

With 6,000 employees in the Bay Area, Tesla's presence in California is poised to explode 
( Karl Mondon )
After Napa earthquake, Silicon Valley looks to build high-tech alert system

The Bay Area is home to the most tech innovation and venture capital in the world, and some of the most devastating earthquakes in the country, yet the region does not have a high-tech earthquake alert system for the public. But the Aug. 24 shaker near Napa caught the attention of more tech companies that, for the first time, are showing serious interest in building earthquake-warning apps. 
(Adam Taylor)
'Dancing With the Stars': Alfonso Ribeiro blows judges away

Former "Fresh Prince of Bel Air" sets the stage for Season 19 in the opener as "Dancing With the Stars" returns with a fourth judge. The first elimination will occur Tuesday night. 
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Kanye West calls out fan in wheelchair

Kim Kardashian’s husband refuses to play until everyone in arena stands & unless they demonstrate a handicap.