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Apple's iPad Mini Event Likely Happening October 23 (TechCrunch)
According to "people familiar with the matter," an event will be held October 23 at which Apple will reveal its iPad mini. It's unusual to have this on a Tuesday but Microsoft's impending Surface launch could be a driver.
Twitter CEO Dispels Biggest Misconception About Twitter And About Fake Followers (AllTwitter)
Last night, Twitter's CEO dispelled what he said was the biggest misconception people have about Twitter: that participating on Twitter means one must tweet. Forty percent of Twitter users are on there purely to follow others, he said.
Three Weeks In, and the iPhone 5 Is Already Dominating the Mobile Web (AllThingsD)
In just three weeks on the market, Apple's iPhone 5 is already accounting for more Web traffic than the rival Samsung Galaxy S III, which has been on sale for nearly three months.