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November 11, 2015, 12:05 AM

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New York Times:
New York attorney general says that DraftKings and FanDuel constitute illegal gambling under state law, orders them to stop accepting bets in New York  —  Attorney General Tells Daily Fantasy Sports to Stop Taking Bets in New York  —  The New York State attorney general on Tuesday ordered …
Dawn Chmielewski / Re/code:
T-Mobile unveils Binge On free streaming service from 24 providers excluding YouTube; exempts video from data caps, resolution lowered to DVD-like quality  —  T-Mobile Will Let Customers Stream HBO, Netflix and ESPN Without Racking Up Data Charges  —  T-Mobile will allow some subscribers …
Matthew Panzarino / TechCrunch:
Beta version of Apple Music for Android now available  —  Apple Music Comes To Android As An Emissary  —  Today, Apple Music comes to Android phones.  It's the first user-centric app that Apple has created for Android (but not its first).  —  As people download and dissect it …
James Risley / GeekWire:
Amazon Echo coming to 3K+ retail stores in US including Home Depot, Sears, Staples, in smart home push  —  Amazon Echo coming to traditional retail stores in new smart-home push … Amazon's strategy to bring its intelligent home speaker to market has been a little ... different.
Amanda Bishop / Google Lat Long:
Google Maps adds offline navigation and search to Android app, coming soon to iOS  —  Navigate and search the real world ... online or off  —  Roughly 60 percent of the world is without Internet today, and even where online access is available, it can still be spotty.
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Amazon Brings Restaurant Delivery To L.A., Will Expand To All Prime Now Markets In U.S.  —  Amazon's debut of its restaurant delivery service through its one-hour delivery app Prime Now, is no longer looking like an experiment.  Since its debut in Seattle this September …
AppleInsider:
Apple pulls popular Instagram client ‘InstaAgent’ from iOS App Store after malware discovery  —  A popular Instagram profile analyzer was on Tuesday pulled from the iOS App Store after being outed as malware by a German developer who recently discovered the app harvesting usernames and passwords.
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Tumblr Rolls Out Instant Messaging On Both Web And Mobile  —  Tumblr today has launched a feature that its user base has wanted for some time: messaging.  The blogging platform has long offered an inbox feature and way for its users to ask each other questions, but now it has added threaded, instant messaging as well.
Biz Carson / Business Insider:
VC Chamath Palihipitiya wants to go after US giants like Verizon, AT&T with new carrier Rama; success in FCC spring spectrum auction critical  —  This billionaire investor is going after AT&T and Verizon with new carrier upstart  —  Billionaire venture capitalist Chamath Palihapitiya …
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Oculus:
Consumer version of Samsung Gear VR available for preorder for $99.99, will ship on November 20  —  Samsung Gear VR now available for pre-orders at $99  —  We've been working closely with Samsung to bring the absolute best portable virtual reality experience to people all over the world.
Andrei Frumusanu / AnandTech:
ARM announces new ultra-efficient Cortex-A35 CPU, expects first devices with the chip to ship by the end of 2016  —  ARM Announces New Cortex-A35 CPU - Ultra-High Efficiency For Wearables & More  —  Today as part of the volley of announcements at ARM's TechCon conference we discover ARM's …

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