October 4, 2013, 11:40 AM

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U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission:
Twitter's IPO filing is official — S-1 now publicly available  —  FORM S-1 REGISTRATION STATEMENT — Twitter, Inc.  —  Approximate date of commencement of proposed sale to the public: As soon as practicable after this registration statement becomes effective.
Jessica Ravitz / CNN:
Susan Bennett says she is the voice of the original U.S. version of Siri on Apple's iPhone  —  'I'm the original voice of Siri'  —  Sandy Springs, Georgia (CNN) — For the past two years, she's been a pocket and purse accessory to millions of Americans.  She's starred alongside Samuel L. Jackson and Zooey Deschanel.
Microsoft in talks with HTC to add Windows to Android phones at little or no cost  —  Microsoft Said to Ask HTC to Put Windows on More Phones  —  Microsoft Corp. is talking to HTC about adding its Windows operating system to HTC's Android-based smartphones at little or no cost …
Chris Welch / The Verge:
Best Buy puts iPhone 5C on sale for $50 just two weeks after launch  —  Sometimes it pays to wait.  A mere two weeks after the iPhone 5C launched nationwide, Best Buy is offering the device for only $50 today through Sunday.  It's not exactly a straightforward price cut …
Mark Gurman / 9to5Mac:
OS X Mavericks goes Golden Master, now out for developers  —  In line with our report from earlier today, Apple has released OS X Mavericks Golden Master (GM) to developers.  It became available to AppleSeed users and Apple employees earlier today.  This GM stage means that Apple …
Nick Hide / Crave:
Samsung defends Galaxy Note 3 benchmarking shenanigans … Samsung has been forced on the defensive yet again over reports that its top-notch smart phones are cheating at benchmark tests.  —  The Korean company has denied its Galaxy Note 3 superphone exaggerates its performance when it detects …
NSA and GCHQ target Tor network that protects anonymity of web users  —  • Top-secret documents detail repeated efforts to crack Tor  —  • Tool funded by US government and relied on by dissidents and activists  —  • Core security of network remains intact but NSA has some success attacking users' computers
Jungah Lee / Bloomberg:
Samsung estimates a record $9.4B quarterly profit, helped by strong sales of cheaper handsets  —  Samsung Profit Beats Estimates on Cheaper Smartphones  —  Samsung Electronics Co. (005930), the world's biggest maker of smartphones, posted record profit that beat estimates as sales …
Cory Doctorow / Boing Boing:
W3C green-lights adding DRM to the Web's standards, says it's OK for your browser to say “I can't let you do that, Dave”  —  Here's the bad news: the World Wide Web Consortium is going ahead with its plan to add DRM to HTML5, setting the stage for browsers that are designed to disobey …

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