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October 4, 2013, 12:00 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.
Instagram Blog:
Instagram as a Growing Business  —  Over the past three years we've watched with amazement as Instagram has grown to a global community of more than 150 million people capturing and sharing the world's moments.  Instagram is a place where people come to connect and be inspired …
Matthew Panzarino / TechCrunch:
Instagram To Start Showing In-Feed Video And Image Ads To US Users  —  Well here it is, Instagram is getting ads and it's starting with users in the US.  In a blog post today, Instagram says that users in the country are going to start seeing video and image ads.
Alexia Tsotsis / TechCrunch:
Apple Buys Cue For Over $40M To Compete With Google Now  —  Personal assistant app Cue has been acquired, we've confirmed with a person who should know.  The app has sold for between $40 million to $60 million, we're hearing from two sources, including TechCrunch tips, who posit that Apple …
Brian X. Chen / New York Times:
Samsung mobile chief Kevin Packingham has left the company for unspecified reasons  —  Samsung's Mobile Chief Departs  —  Kevin Packingham, the chief product officer for the mobile division of Samsung Electronics, who was involved in introducing several of Samsung's popular Galaxy devices, has left the company.
Emil Protalinski / The Next Web:
Adobe's network compromised: 2.9 million customer names, encrypted credit and debit card numbers, and source code  —  Software firm Adobe today revealed its network was compromised.  Information that was leaked included 2.9 million customer names, encrypted credit or debit card numbers …
Matt Brian / Engadget:
Google will launch a native Google Music iOS app later this month  —  If you've been against trying Google's Play Music All Access streaming service for lack of an official iOS app, it may soon be time to change your tune.  Sources aware of Google's plans have let slip to Engadget …
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 …
Greg Bensinger / Wall Street Journal:
Amazon Readies Set-Top Box for Holidays  —  Streaming Video Device Would Rival Roku, Apple TV  —  Amazon.com Inc. is taking steps toward releasing a video-streaming device in time for the holiday selling season, according to people briefed on the company's plans.

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Microsoft:
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Intercom:
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Zoho:
Zoho Docs — better documentation for enhanced patient care  —  “A hospital in Rhode Island performed three brain surgeries on the wrong side of the brain in less than a year.”  -NBC News
Worldpay:
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