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September 27, 2015, 10:20 AM

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Michael Crider / Android Police:
Nexus 6P training deck for retail employees leaks, reveals 3450mAh battery, Gorilla Glass 4, and confirms other previously leaked specs  —  Nexus 6P Presentation Leak Includes More Images, Confirms Metal Body, Gorilla Glass 4, And 3450mAh Battery  —  The leaks continue to flow out of Mountain View.
Adi Robertson / The Verge:
Behind the creation of Epic's Bullet Train, a first-person shooter built for Oculus Touch  —  Inside Epic's incredible first attempt at real VR gaming  —  Walking through the darkened hallways of Epic Games, I know three things about the secret project I'm about to see.
Ben Kuchera / Polygon:
Oculus VP says the company isn't close to supporting Xbox One, but there have been talks  —  Don't expect to see the Oculus Rift on Xbox One anytime soon  —  Oculus has been pretty cozy with Microsoft lately.  The companies announced that the retail Oculus Rift will ship with an Xbox One controller in the box.
Sapna Maheshwari / BuzzFeed:
A look at the history of sketchy online marketing schemes run by the founders of $1B JustFab  —  JustFab: The Billion Dollar Startup With A Dark Past  —  After more than a decade spent running sketchy online marketing schemes, JustFab's founders have made it big in Silicon Valley.
More: RackedThanks:@sapna
Mark Bergen / Re/code:
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi meeting with top execs in Silicon Valley this weekend  —  Big Tech Rolls Out Red Carpet for Indian Prime Minister, Lobbies Behind Closed Doors  —  Tech adores him.  He poses for photos with (then-) Twitter CEOs, and can shoot selfies on Twitter over the firewall in China.
Joanna Sugden / Wall Street Journal:
Study on global salaries of mid-career level IT staff finds Switzerland offers best salaries at $171K/year, Bulgaria worst at $25K/year  —  What IT Professionals Earn Around the World  —  Information technology professionals continue to be one of India's most competitive exports.
More: Fortune
Glenn Peoples / Billboard:
Deezer IPO filing shows firm spends 75%+ of revenue on rights holders, doesn't generate revenue from 40.2% of subscribers  —  Deezer's IPO Filing Shows Both Potential and Problems  —  The financial information in Deezer's filing for a public stock offering provides rare transparency …

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