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October 5, 2012, 7:20 PM

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modaco.com:
EXCLUSIVE: More details on LG's forthcoming Nexus  —  More details are starting to appear about the forthcoming LG Nexus device!  Some of which are, well, rather shocking.  —  Although it's still not known whether it will be the ONLY Nexus to get a release, various sources are starting to fill us in on the specs.
Élyse Betters / 9to5Mac:
Apple remembers Steve Jobs on anniversary of his passing  —  A message from Tim Cook, Apple's CEO Steve's passing one year ago today was a sad and difficult time for all of us.  I hope that today everyone will reflect on his extraordinary life and the many ways he made the world a better place.
Reuters:
Motorola wins German patent case against Microsoft  —  (Reuters) - Mobile phone maker Motorola achieved a rare victory against software giant Microsoft in a patent case before a German court on Friday, the latest in a wave of patent lawsuits by technology firms fighting over market share.
Todd Bishop / GeekWire:
Amazon buying Seattle HQ from Paul Allen for $1.16B  —  Amazon's HQ in the South Lake Union neighborhood.  —  This just in: Amazon.com is purchasing its existing Seattle headquarters campus in South Lake Union from Paul Allen's Vulcan Inc. for more than $1.1 billion, according to a regulatory filing just made public.
Joanna Stern / ABCNEWS:
MySpace CEO Interview: ‘There is No Point To Compete with Facebook and Twitter’  —  Justin Timberlake unveiled the new MySpace last week with a tweet containing a link to a video preview of the new site.  In addition to a very catchy song, the video revealed a beautiful website with a clean, Pinterest-esque design.
LAPTOP Magazine:
Foxconn Workers Striking Over iPhone 5 Workload, Group Says  —  Three to four thousand workers on the iPhone 5 production line at Foxconn's Zhengzhou plant have gone on strike, according to a report from China Labor Watch.  In a press release issued this afternoon, Li Qiang …
Peter Kafka / AllThingsD:
Why the Ad Tech Guys Are Going Nuts About Facebook Exchange, and Why That Matters  —  This summer, Facebook launched its own ad exchange.  If you're in the ad tech world, that's a really big deal.  —  And the rest of you have probably never heard of it.  That's in part because Facebook itself hasn't said much about it.
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Robin Wauters / The Next Web:
The royalty squeeze: Why Spotify booked a $59m net loss on $244m in revenue in 2011  —  Subscription-based online music streaming and discovery giant Spotify is suffering mounting losses as it grows bigger and aggressively eyes new markets.  —  That's not necessarily news, nor should it be a surprise …
Mike Isaac / AllThingsD:
High-Profile Facebook Comms VP Joe Lockhart Departs  —  Joe Lockhart, Vice President of global communications at Facebook, has left the company, AllThingsD has learned.  —  His departure comes nearly 15 months after he first joined the company in July of last year, where he worked alongside of Marne Levine …

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