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September 24, 2015, 9:30 PM

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Hayden Dingman / PCWorld:
Samsung and Oculus announce new, consumer Gear VR with support for Samsung's 2015 flagship phones and a redesigned trackpad, shipping in November for $99  —  Samsung's new Gear VR virtual reality headset only costs $99  —  And even better, the new Gear VR works with all of Samsung's flagship Galaxy phones released in 2015.
Jessica Conditt / Engadget:
Oculus partners with Alienware, Dell, and Asus to offer “Oculus Ready” PCs for less than $1K at launch  —  ‘Oculus Ready’ PC program offers VR-ready rigs for less than $1,000  —  Oculus Ready is a new program that offers officially licensed, Oculus-branded PCs from Alienware, Dell and Asus.
Sam Machkovech / Ars Technica:
Dan Primack / Fortune:
Crystal ad-blocking iPhone app leaves Safari unable to fully render e-commerce sites of major retailers like Walmart and Sears  —  Apple's ad-blocking move causes big problems for retailers like Walmart  —  When Apple AAPL last week released a new operating system that permits ad-blocking extensions …
Bloomberg Business:
Behind the fake traffic schemes using bots for fraudulent ad clicks that will cost advertisers $6.3B this year  —  The Fake Traffic Schemes That Are Rotting the Internet  —  Ron Amram has been in the brand marketing business for about 20 years.  In the 2000s he was media director …
Office Blogs:
Microsoft launches Invite for iPhone, an app for scheduling meetings, in the US and Canada; coming soon to Android and Windows Phone  —  Invite—the easiest way to organize meetings on the go  —  We all know that organizing group meetings can be tricky—especially when you're on the move.
Emil Protalinski / VentureBeat:
Note taking app Google Keep comes to iPhone and iPad, 2.5 years after debuting on Android  —  Google launches its Keep note-taking app for iOS  —  Google today launched Google Keep for iOS.  You can download the new app now directly from Apple's App Store.

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