> Apple is reportedly going to host an invitation-only event Oct. 22 to introduce its fifth-generation iPad and second generation iPad mini. Article.
> BlackBerry is already making cuts to its workforce. Notices were given to 300 employees in Waterloo. Article.
> Intel debuts two new lines of chips, both of which are targeted at the Internet of Things. Article.
> A new report from the ITU measures the cost of 500 MB of prepaid mobile data around the world. Article.
> Microsoft's $7.2 billion purchase of Nokia's handset business is not winning over app developers. Article.
> Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer said the company is planning to bring Office to the iPad with a touch user interface. Article.
> Samsung can't import some smartphones and tablets in the U.S. after President Obama decided not to veto Apple's patent-infringement ban. Article.
> Deutsche Telekom said it is offering for sale a portion of the T-Mobile USA bonds worth $3.1 billion. Article.
> U.S. Cellular's parent company Telephone & Data Systems paid $40 million for Colorado-based outsourcing firm MSN Communications. Article.
> Speech-recognition software maker Nuance named two directors from the firm of activist investor Carl Icahn. Article.
And finally …To telecommute or not? Big companies are rethinking their telecommuting policies. Article.