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November 1, 2012, 7:20 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 …
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.
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 …
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 …
Dieter Bohn / The Verge:
Nokia Lumia 920 review  —  Will Nokia's third attempt at launching a premiere Windows Phone finally be the home run it needs?  The Nokia Lumia 920 is the company's third attempt at launching the definitive Windows Phone.  In April, Nokia and Microsoft tried to convince the world that the Lumia 900 …
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 …
Sara Forden / Bloomberg:
FTC Staff Said to Formally Recommend Google Patent Suit  —  Google Inc. (GOOG) should be sued by the Federal Trade Commission for trying to block competitors' access to key smartphone-technology patents in violation of antitrust law, the agency's staff told commissioners in a formal recommendation …
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/.
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.
Jeff Atwood / Coding Horror:
Do You Wanna Touch  —  Traditional laptops may have reached an evolutionary dead-end (or, more charitably, a plateau), but it is an amazing time for things that ... aren't quite traditional laptops.  —  The Nexus 7 is excellent, the Nexus 10 looks fantastic, I can't wait to get my hands …
More: TechCrunch and Mashable!Tweets: @theromit
Jordan Crook / TechCrunch:
Uber Reinstates Surge Pricing In NYC: Drivers Will Take Home The Entire Fare, No Fee To Uber  —  Uber has just sent out an update via email regarding the pricing options in New York after Hurricane Sandy.  Surge Pricing is back.  —  Yesterday, the company implemented Surge Pricing …
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.
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 …
Emil Protalinski / The Next Web:
Android grabs 75.0% market share in Q3, followed by 14.9% for iOS and 4.3% for BlackBerry  —  Google's Android has managed to grab exactly 75.0 percent market share in the third quarter of 2012.  Rounding out the top three smartphone operating systems were iOS at 14.9 percent and BlackBerry at 4.3 percent.
More: ZDNet, WMPoweruser and IDC

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