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November 4, 2012, 1:20 PM

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Zack Whittaker / CNET:
Apple's mea culpa: U.K. site posts apology, new statement  —  After testing a British court's patience with a not so apologetic public statement, the iPhone and iPad maker is finally eating humble pie.  —  Apple has reissued and updated its Samsung “apology” statement on its British Web site …
Emil Protalinski / The Next Web:
Apple hides Samsung apology on its UK site so it can't be seen without scrolling  —  Apple today posted its second Samsung apology to its UK website, complying with requests by the UK Court of Appeal to say its original apology was inaccurate and link to a new statement.
Arik Hesseldahl / AllThingsD:
Teardown Shows Apple iPad Mini Costs at Least $188 to Build  —  Apple's latest addition to the iPad family of tablets, the iPad mini, hit store shelves yesterday.  Among the many standing in lines around the world to buy the devices were people who took them home to drop them and dunk them in water.
Jeff Bercovici / Forbes:
Why Time Magazine Used Instagram To Cover Hurricane Sandy  —  If there was still any debate about whether serious photojournalism can take place in the context of camera phones and cutesy retro filters, it's over now.  —  To document the effects of Hurricane Sandy on the northeast …
Sim Ahmed / Computerworld:
Dotcom pledges to resurrect international cable project  —  Kim Dotcom has announced his intention to invest in a second internet cable connecting New Zealand to the world.  Dotcom told Computerworld that the move isn't out of charity towards New Zealanders who are currently reliant …
Stacey Higginbotham / GigaOM:
How the internet economy works: Guns, butter and bandwidth  —  Most people know certain things about the Internet.  They know that cables run under the sea, that wires come into your homes, and that modems carry the digital signals to your devices.  —  But they've probably never heard …
Emil Protalinski / The Next Web:
Microsoft's security team is killing it: Not one product on Kaspersky's top 10 vulnerabilities list  —  Security firm Kaspersky has released its latest IT Threat Evolution report.  There were some interesting findings in the report, as always, but the most interesting thing that stuck out was all the way at the bottom:
Jason Del Rey / AdAge:
State Farm Sponsors Gawker's Backup Tumblr, But Nick Denton Laments Lost Week of Comments  —  Gawker Was One of Many Sites Shut Down During Hurricane Sandy  —  As Hurricane Sandy whipped New York into devastation on Monday, Gawker Media was one of the media companies that saw its websites shut down by a flooded data center.

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