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Morning Radar: iPhone 5 date, Facebook overhaul, more turmoil for HP
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Morning Radar: iPhone 5 date, Facebook overhaul, more turmoil for HP

Morning Radar: iPhone 5 date, Facebook overhaul, more turmoil for HPA fast rundown of tales catching our consideration this morning …

Apple’s iPhone 5 is about to be unveiled Oct. 4, with the gadget accessible for buy inside a couple of weeks of the announcement, reviews John Paczkowski of AllThingsD this morning, citing unnamed sources.

Fortune speculates that the actual availability of the gadget might be sooner. Apple’s new CEO Tim Cook dinner is predicted to be on stage working the present, and an look by Steve Jobs is taken into account unlikely.

Loopy occasions at HP: Bloomberg News reports that Hewlett-Packard’s board is considering axing CEO Leo Apotheker, probably changing him with former eBay CEO Meg Whitman. This follows large technique shifts below Apotheker’s watch, together with spinning off HP’s personal computer business and discontinue its webOS units.

Facebook rolled out a collection of adjustments in a single day, together with a information ticker within the higher proper nook of the display screen and a brand new strategy to the primary information feed. See this Facebook post for more details. This comes as Google continues to enhance its Google+ social network, divulge heart’s contents to all customers with out the necessity for an invitation.

Talking of Facebook, VentureBeat reports that the social network’s revenue is on observe to prime $4.2 billion this 12 months, with a giant chunk of the expansion coming from the corporate’s Facebook Credit digital items system.

The Swedish well being system within the Seattle area will undertake Microsoft’s Amalga well being know-how platform, (*5*).

Amazon.com rolled out its Kindle library lending program to 11,000 U.S. libraries. See this earlier GeekWire story for more.

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