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September 28, 2011: 3:30 AM ET

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Part of Apple's enigmatic iPhone 5 invitation.

* Official invites for the unveiling of Apple's next iPhone on October 4 went out yesterday. Piper Jaffray's Gene Munster believes the company will only release one new model -- not an additional low-end version, as some have been speculating -- along with advanced voice recognition features. (Fortune)

* Amazon (AMZN) is holding a company event in New York City that kicks off at 7 AM PST/10 PM EST today. If the rumors are to be believed, it may be the much-rumored Amazon Kindle Fire, a 7-inch reading-focused tablet with a color display. Keep an eye out for our coverage later this morning for details.

* Sprint apparently plans to launch its own 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE)-based network early next year to better compete with the likes of Verizon. (CNET)

* Within one to two years, Facebook mobile chief Erick Tseng believes half the social network's users will access it via mobile devices. (TechCrunch)

* Why Facebook works for all, but Twitter only works for some. (The New York Times)

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JP Mangalindan
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JP Mangalindan is a San Francisco-based writer at Fortune, covering Silicon Valley. Since joining in 2010, he has written on a wide array of topics, from the turnaround of eBay to the evolution of net neutrality. A graduate of Fordham University, Mangalindan has also written for GQ, Popular Science, and Entertainment Weekly.

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