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December 1, 2015, 3:25 PM

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Larry Dignan / ZDNet:
Adobe renames Creative Cloud software Flash Professional to Animate as it downplays Flash  —  Adobe renames Flash Professional to Animate, pivots to HTML5  —  Adobe renamed its Creative Cloud software Flash Professional to Animate as it downplays Flash, which is under fire in many camps, and pivots to HTML5 with its messaging.
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
WhatsApp blocks links to rival app Telegram on Android; Telegram says its Facebook page vanished too  —  WhatsApp Is Blocking Links To Rival App Telegram On Android  —  Facebook-owned messaging giant WhatsApp appears to have started deliberately blocking links to rival messaging app Telegram …
Cam Bunton / 9to5Google:
Fitness-focused Moto 360 Sport with built-in GPS available to order online for $299 on January 7 in the US  —  Fitness-focused Moto 360 Sport launching later this month with built-in GPS  —  Back when it introduced the new Moto 360 range, Motorola also showed off a brand new sports-focused version …
Mike Beasley / 9to5Mac:
Sketch joins parade of developers abandoning Mac App Store in favor of direct sales  —  The developers of the UI design tool Sketch have announced their decision to exit the Mac App Store, following in the footsteps of many other software makers, such as Panic.
Jungah Lee / Bloomberg Business:
Samsung names Koh Dong Jin president of mobile communications business, will take over day-to-day operations from J.K. Shin amid dwindling sales  —  Samsung Replaces Mobile-Unit Chief as Galaxy Phones Struggle  —  Electronics business heading for lowest profit in four years
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Google now lets you star images and add them to collections from image search, only available in the US; collections are not public  —  Google Turns Image Search Into Pinterest With New “Collections” Feature  —  Watch out, Pinterest, you've got new competition.
Abhimanyu Ghoshal / The Next Web:
Chrome for Android's new Data Saver feature will not load images on sites until you tell it to, resulting in up to 70% data savings  —  Chrome for Android skips images on sites for up to 70% data savings  —  Google is updating the Data Saver feature in its Chrome browser for Android …
Chris Davies / SlashGear:
Nokia's OZO 360-degree virtual reality camera for professionals is available for pre-order today for $60K, to start shipping in Q1 2016  —  Nokia OZO is a $60,000 360-degree camera for VR pros  —  Nokia may not be the first name you'd associate with virtual reality, but the Finns are aiming …
Kashmir Hill / Fusion:
Tor's chief architect, Nick Mathewson, explains what happened with Carnegie Mellon attack and what Tor has done to fix it  —  The attack that broke the Dark Web—and how Tor plans to fix it  —  Law enforcement has been complaining for years about the Web “going dark,” …
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