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November 1, 2012, 6:05 PM

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Jeremy Hodges / Bloomberg:
Apple Leaves U.K. Judge at ‘Loss’ Over Samsung Web Posts  —  Apple Inc. (AAPL) was criticized by U.K. judges in a patent lawsuit with Samsung Electronics Co. (005930) for posting a notice on its website that was “untrue” and “incorrect.”  —  The U.K. Court of Appeal in London ordered Apple …
iFixit:
iPad Mini Teardown  —  Trick-or-Treat!  While making our yearly October 31st rounds, we came across something interesting: a brand new iPad Mini!  All hopped up on sugar, we eagerly tore into Apple's first small tablet.  Smaller than an iPad, larger than an iPod, and able to leap tall buildings …
Eric Slivka / MacRumors:
iPad Mini Teardown Reveals Samsung Display Driver, A5 Chip, Stereo Speakers  —  iFixit is currently working on a teardown of the iPad mini, revealing the internal components of the device for the first time.  —  One interesting development is the discovery of a Samsung display driver chip.
John Paczkowski / AllThingsD:
Behind Silicon Valley's Un-Retirement: Why Bob Mansfield Is Back at Apple  —  Bob Mansfield, Apple's former senior vice president of Hardware Engineering, is now back at the company after what may be one of Silicon Valley's briefest retirements.  —  The longtime company exec returned fully …
Mike Isaac / AllThingsD:
LinkedIn's Banner Q3 Blows Past Street Consensus  —  LinkedIn's numbers are in, and they're far better than Wall Street expected.  —  Here's the first quick look at Q3 earnings: EPS of 22 cents per share on revenue of $252.0 million.  That's significantly higher than the consensus …
Mike Beasley / 9to5Mac:
Matthew Panzarino / The Next Web:
Apple releases iOS 6.0.1, bringing fix for iPhone 5 OTA updates, keyboard glitches, WiFi performance and more  —  Apple has released the iOS 6.0.1 update for its portable devices.  The update is rolling out now on Apple's servers and over the air.  —  You should be able to get the update …
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Amazon Launches Cloud Drive Photos For Android, A Photo-Sharing App For Android Phones & Tablets  —  Amazon announced this morning the launch of a new photo-management application for Android phones, which takes advantage of its consumer-facing service known as Cloud Drive, a competitor to Google Drive and Dropbox.
Tricia Duryee / AllThingsD:
Dollar Shave Club Carves Off Another $9.8M to Take Business International  —  The Dollar Shave Club aims to disrupt the Gillettes and Bics of the world by offering razors sent to your door for as low as $1 a month plus shipping.  —  The razor-blade model has come to mean something in business …
Ken Yeung / The Next Web:
Path finally launches its long-awaited iPad app, brings tablet-friendly features to its 3 million users  —  Finally, Path, the personal social network, has come to the iPad.  A day before the release of Apple's new iPad mini tablet, the company is releasing its long-awaited and highly-demanded app for the tablet.
David Talbot / MIT Technology Review:
Efficiency Breakthrough Promises Smartphones that Use Half the Power  —  A startup says it's cracked a decades-old efficiency problem dogging wireless communications.  —  Why It Matters  —  Thanks to inefficient power amplifiers, smartphones have short battery lives and cellular base stations waste much of the energy they consume.
Miguel Rios / Twitter Blog:
Visualizing the 2012 election  —  Throughout the 2012 election season, the biggest topics and emerging trends have played out on Twitter, offering an extensive dataset for our Analytics team to explore.  Prominent issues in this year's campaign range from Pell Grants for students to Medicare for the elderly …
Josh Ong / The Next Web:
Kim Dotcom announces Me.ga, the new domain for the upcoming Megaupload reboot  —  Kim Dotcom has unveiled the new Me.ga domain for his upcoming download service, which will launch next January on the anniversary of the controversial police raid on his mansion. … Currently, Me.ga redirects to Kim.com/mega/.

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