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November 2, 2012, 1:00 AM

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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 …
David Ruddock / Android Police:
Introducing: The Physical Google Wallet Card - Coming Soon To Google Wallet, And More New Features  —  We just had a bomb dropped on us by an anonymous tipster, courtesy of a leaked version of the Google Wallet app - and it was hiding some pretty amazing secrets.  Let's cut to the chase: physical Google Wallet card.
Wall Street Journal:
Microsoft Tests Smartphone With Asia Suppliers  —  TAIPEI—Microsoft Corp. is working with component suppliers in Asia to test its own smartphone design, people familiar with the situation said, suggesting the computer-software giant is increasingly adopting a variation of a business model favored …
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 …
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:
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 …
Kellex / Droid Life:
Google Now has a Built-in Pedometer - Tracks Miles Walked and Biked From Each Month  —  Last night, and possibly because the month of October came to a close, Google Now started showing a new card to a number of our readers.  That new card is a pedometer that has been tracking their steps …
More: Engadget and PhoneArena
Derrick Harris / GigaOM:
MIT researcher says he can predict Twitter trends  —  A researcher at MIT claims to have developed an algorithm that can accurately predict what topics will trend on Twitter.  But Twitter being a relatively minor business in the grand scheme of things, the algorithm might end up being more useful elsewhere …
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.
Todd Bishop / GeekWire:
Ray Ozzie on startups: Don't underestimate the power of your connections  —  Ray Ozzie, the software pioneer best known around these parts as Microsoft's former chief software architect, was the surprise keynote speaker at the TechStars Seattle Demo Day this afternoon.
Brittany Hillen / SlashGear:
Evernote 5 for Mac beta is now available, offers 100+ new features  —  A few days ago, Evernote announced the upcoming beta release for Evernote 5 for Mac.  This feature brings with it over 100 new features, as well as an updated user interface.  Now the application is available for download …
Tom Warren / The Verge:
Microsoft admits it ‘ran out of time’ on Windows Phone 8 notification center  —  One of the interesting omissions from Microsoft's recently launched Windows Phone 8 operating system is the lack of a notification center.  Android and iOS both include a system to collect the various alerts triggered …
More: Neowin, TUAW and WMPoweruser
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

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