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September 15, 2015, 8:50 AM

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Wall Street Journal:
Facebook is working on a standalone video app that will support 360-degree footage; launch details uncertain  —  Facebook Looks to Bring Virtual Reality to Mobile Devices  —  360-degree video app would allow users to change viewing perspective by tilting their phones
Jenna Golden / The Twitter Blog:
Twitter partners with Square to let users in US make political donations through a tweet  —  Political donations, now through a Tweet  —  When people have conversations about politics, they have them on Twitter.  It's what voters learn and share in these conversations that routinely motivates political action.
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Nicole Lee / Engadget:
Flickr demonstrates 360-degree panoramic photos on Oculus, hopes to roll out initial stages of Flickr VR by 2016  —  Flickr wants you to explore photos in VR  —  Some day you could be flipping through your vacation photos while wearing a VR headset.  At the XOXO Festival taking place in Portland …
Sarah Kessler / Fast Company:
How apathy and inconvenience led to decline of peer-to-peer markets for low-cost products  —  The “Sharing Economy” Is Dead, And We Killed It  —  Five years ago, everybody was excited about the idea of using tech to borrow things like power drills.  In practice, though, not so much.
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Jon Fingas / Engadget:
Qualcomm's Snapdragon 820 to support 600 Mbps LTE-Advanced, LTE-U, and Quick Charge 3.0 spec which is up to 27% faster at charging than Quick Charge 2.0  —  Qualcomm's Snapdragon 820 packs 600Mbps LTE and smarter charging  —  Qualcomm's Snapdragon 820 hype train is getting to be a bit much …
Ryan Whitwam / Android Police:
LG Is Having An Event On October 1st, Probably To Announce The Dual-Display V10  —  LG just sent out invitations to an event on October 1st in New York.  The company hasn't said what device will be announced, but the recently leaked dual-screen V10 seems most likely.
Nicole Perlroth / New York Times:
Why iSight assembled a team of top cybersecurity experts to prioritize preemptive threat intelligence over reactionary alerts  —  Intelligence Start-Up Goes Behind Enemy Lines to Get Ahead of Hackers  —  CHANTILLY, Va. — On a recent Wednesday morning, 100 intelligence analysts crammed …
Joe Mullin / Ars Technica:
US appeals court rules copyright owners must consider fair use before issuing takedown notices, siding with EFF  —  Appeals court strikes a blow for fair use in long-awaited copyright ruling  —  Copyright owners must consider fair use, and Universal now faces a trial over it.
Ilya Khrennikov / Bloomberg Business:
Google violated antitrust laws by requiring Android manufacturers to pre-install its services, Russian regulator rules after investigating Yandex complaint  —  Russia Says Google Broke Antitrust Laws  —  Yandex has been losing market share to its U.S. Rival  —  Yandex shares rise most since April on watchdog's decision
Matthew Lynley / TechCrunch:
Stripe announces Relay, a set of tools for retailers to enable instant purchases in third-party apps, with Twitter as a launch partner  —  Stripe Unveils A New Tool To Help Retailers Build Native Buying Experiences In Apps  —  Stripe unveiled a new set of tools, called Stripe Relay …

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