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November 13, 2015, 5:55 PM

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Emil Protalinski / VentureBeat:
Lucia Moses / Digiday:
Some publishers complain about underwhelming traffic from Apple News, no real-time data on posts and users, delayed comScore integration  —  Publishers are underwhelmed with Apple News app  —  When Time Inc. CEO Joe Ripp expressed frustration with his company's performance on Apple News last week …
Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:
Gmail Will Soon Warn Users When Emails Arrive Over Unencrypted Connections  —  Soon, you may see a warning in Gmail that tells you that an email has arrived over an unencrypted connection.  —  Gmail already defaults to using HTTPS for the connections between your browser and its servers …
Rolfe Winkler / Wall Street Journal:
Inside Sequoia's Scouts, and a list of the program's 70+ well-connected entrepreneurs and academics using capital from Sequoia to fund startups  —  Secretive, Sprawling Network of ‘Scouts’ Spreads Money Through Silicon Valley  —  Sequoia Capital has funneled millions of dollars to scores …
Jordan Novet / VentureBeat:
Microsoft open-sources DMTK, a distributed machine learning library  —  Microsoft today announced the release of a new open-source machine learning toolkit that goes by the name DMTK.  The toolkit contains a framework for training models on multiple servers, a topic modeling algorithm …
Ian Kar / Quartz:
Sources: Apple partnering with banks for peer-to-peer payment program to avoid money transmitter licenses, may use iMessage for money transfer  —  Apple is making a grab for Venmo's turf and might use iMessage to do it  —  Apple is wading into Venmo's main business, betting …
Kurt Wagner / Re/code:
FanDuel and DraftKings ask New York Supreme Court to throw out attorney general's order to stop taking bets  —  FanDuel and DraftKings Are Suing New York's Attorney General  —  Things are getting ugly in New York for daily fantasy sports.  —  Industry leaders DraftKings and FanDuel …
Ben Woods / The Next Web:
Amazon launches Pantry to deliver groceries in the UK, but only to Prime members  —  Amazon has launched a new delivery option for Prime subscribers in the UK today called Amazon Pantry.  —  The service, which follows a limited trial of AmazonFresh, has around 4,000 items available at launch …
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Google Crowdsources Business Listing Corrections, Map Edits With Expanded Local Guides Program  —  Google today is expanding its Local Guides program - the company's answer to Yelp's Elites, which encourages and rewards users for providing information on area businesses, including reviews, photos, and other details.
Katie Hafner / New York Times:
Gene Amdahl, Pioneer of Mainframe Computing, Dies at 92  —  Gene Amdahl, a trailblazer in the design of IBM's mainframe computers, which became the central nervous system for businesses large and small throughout the world, died Tuesday night at a nursing home in Palo Alto, Calif. He was 92.

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