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All Things Digial at the Wall Street Journal is reporting that Apple will introduce its new iPhone 5 on Oct. 4. Read more details here.

In other news:

• Startup incubator TechStars lands $24M in new funding, TechCrunch reports. Read more details here.

• BlackBerry sales in US plummet, Bloomberg news says. Read more details here.

• Will Apple join Dow Jones Industrial Average? Barron’s has the story about the speculation. Read more details here.

• Facebook’s annual conference opens Thursday. GigaOm has a preview. Read more details here.

• Startup veteran takes on mobile video with Klip, The Wall Street Journal reports. Read more details here.

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