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October 22, 2015, 3:05 PM

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Tom Warren / The Verge:
Sources: Major Windows 10 update set for early November release with UI changes, Messaging app, but no Edge extensions  —  Next big Windows 10 update will arrive in early November  —  Microsoft is currently putting the finishing touches on its next big Windows 10 update.
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Instagram's New Standalone App Boomerang Captures 1-Second Video Loops  —  Instagram doesn't want its feed getting stale, but doesn't want to bloat its app with extra features either.  So today it's launching Boomerang on iOS and Android.  It's a dead-simple app where you shoot a one-second burst …
Nick Statt / The Verge:
Facebook makes all 2 trillion public posts available to search, improving ability to view real-time conversations  —  Facebook is unleashing universal search across its entire social network  —  Almost a year ago, Facebook transformed the search bar normally used to find other Facebook users …
Katie Roof / TechCrunch:
Nasdaq Acquires SecondMarket to Help Startups Sell Shares  —  Nasdaq has agreed to buy SecondMarket Solutions to combine forces with the Nasdaq Private Market.  The group will facilitate the exchange of shares for private companies including DocuSign, Pinterest, Shazam and Tango.
Walt Mossberg / Re/code:
Aaron Sorkin's movie isn't about the Steve Jobs I knew, and ignores the best part of Jobs' career  —  Mossberg: The Steve Jobs I Knew Isn't in This Movie  —  In 1941, the brilliant writer and director Orson Welles made a movie loosely based on a famous, powerful, contemporary American business figure …
Julia Carrie Wong / SFWeekly:
Airbnb apologizes for San Francisco ad campaign touting company's tax payments, will take them down after local uproar  —  Airbnb Apologizes For Passive Aggressive Ads on Muni Shelters (UPDATED)  —  Less than two weeks before San Franciscans could vote to severely restrict Airbnb …
Yoree Koh / Wall Street Journal:
Interview with Twitter's new Executive Chairman Omid Kordestani on Twitter's issues, his involvement in operations, Jack Dorsey's focus, and more  —  Jack Dorsey's Challenge: Simplify Twitter for Users Like Its Chairman  —  Jack Dorsey's biggest challenge returning as Twitter Inc.'s chief executive …
Joanna Stern / Wall Street Journal:
Microsoft Surface Book and Surface Pro 4 Review: New Hope for Windows Hardware  —  Microsoft's first-ever laptop makes you wonder why the company didn't make one years ago  —  I want to tell you about a very exciting, cutting-edge piece of technology.  It's a computer with a screen and a keyboard that fits in your lap.
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Apple's iOS 9.1 Shuts Down The Pangu Hacking Team's Jailbreak  —  Well, that was fast!  Only days after the first public jailbreak for iOS 9 devices hit the web, it appears that Apple has closed two of the exploits used by the Chinese hacking team Pangu, whose untethered jailbreak allowed users …

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