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November 8, 2013, 8:30 AM

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Matier And Ross:
Google barge revealed: Artistic structure with ‘fish fins’  —  The barge portion of the Google barge mystery is only half the story — when completed, the full package is envisioned to be an “unprecedented artistic structure,” sporting a dozen or so gigantic sails, to be moored for a month at a time at sites around the bay.
Ben Popper / The Verge:
Twitter's stock closes at $44.90 a share, up 73 percent on its first day  —  A more conservative approach than Facebook leads to a big first day of gains  —  Twitter held its initial public offering on the New York Stock Exchange this morning, opening its stock up for purchase to any interested investor …
Dan Primack / Fortune:
Nathan Donato-Weinstein / bizjournals:
New terminal leased for Google's corporate jets to begin construction January at San Jose airport  —  Google airport in San Jose to break ground in January  —  Signature Flight Support expects to break ground in January on a new, $82 million jet center at Mineta San Jose International Airport …
Alexia Tsotsis / TechCrunch:
Path loses head of business and key designer, said to seek more funding at flat valuation  —  Path Loses Biz Head Amid Rumors Of Over $7M In Funding From Dustin Moskovitz  —  It's been a long, hard road for Dave Morin's Path, as it has seen lagging growth in a tough ("fruit fly experiments" anyone?) social market.
Zeljka Zorz / Help Net Security:
TrueCrypt to go through a crowdfunded, public security audit  —  After all the revelations about NSA's spying efforts, and especially after the disclosure of details about its Bullrun program aimed at subverting encryption standards and efforts around the world, the question has been raised …
More: Threatpost and ComputerworldTweets: @kyrah and @dangillmor
Jordan Kahn / 9to5Google:
Glass XE11 update adds commands to search Google Calendar, get directions home, & more  —  Google today announced its XE11 update for Google Glass and highlighted a few of the new features on its Google+ page for the wearable.  New for Google Glass is the ability to search Google Calendar with commands like …
Jon Fingas / Engadget:
New SD card format is speedy enough for 4K video  —  Outside of a few smartphones, 4K video capture has largely been limited to pro-level hardware; the SD cards in regular cameras frequently can't handle so many pixels at once That won't be a problem in the near future, as the SD Association …
Cade Metz / Wired:
See What's Inside the PlayStation 4 With These Exclusive Photos  —  Sony engineering director Yasuhiro Ootori looks over a PlayStation 4 — after taking it apart, piece by piece.  —  The PlayStation 4 — in one piece — and its controller, the DualShock 4.

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Microsoft:
Microsoft employees transform lives in biggest year yet for charitable giving  —  Giving program raised $125 million for nonprofits and schools around the world in 2015, including the company match of employee contributions.
iQ by Intel:
3D Fashion Technology Brings Sci-Fi to the Runways  —  An Eagle Borg costume made of leatherette and plastic turned fashion designer Monica Vaverová into a 3D printing pioneer in the Czech Republic.
Zoho:
Track customer loyalty with the Net Promoter Score  —  Many marketers would unequivocally state that the Net Promoter Score (NPS) is the primary measure of success in any industry.  Also, it is an excellent tool to measure loyalty.
Worldpay:
What consumers have to say about Bitcoin, P2P, social spending and more  —  We asked 7000 digital consumers how they expect to pay for digital goods & services in the future.  The results are in.
Igloo:
Sharing project successes keeps McGough employees engaged in their Igloo intranet  —  An interview with Bri Frei, Marketing Coordinator at leading construction firm, McGough.
 

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