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October 3, 2013, 9:05 PM

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U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission:
Twitter's IPO filing is official — S-1 now publicly available  —  FORM S-1 REGISTRATION STATEMENT — Twitter, Inc.  —  Approximate date of commencement of proposed sale to the public: As soon as practicable after this registration statement becomes effective.
Mathew Ingram / GigaOM:
Twitter files to raise $1B, company is not profitable, will trade under ticker TWTR  —  Twitter had revenue of $253 million in the first six months of 2013 but it was not profitable, according to its S-1 prospectus document, which was made public late Thursday.
Instagram Blog:
Instagram as a Growing Business  —  Over the past three years we've watched with amazement as Instagram has grown to a global community of more than 150 million people capturing and sharing the world's moments.  Instagram is a place where people come to connect and be inspired …
Matthew Panzarino / TechCrunch:
Instagram To Start Showing In-Feed Video And Image Ads To US Users  —  Well here it is, Instagram is getting ads and it's starting with users in the US.  In a blog post today, Instagram says that users in the country are going to start seeing video and image ads.
Alexia Tsotsis / TechCrunch:
Apple Buys Cue For Over $40M To Compete With Google Now  —  Personal assistant app Cue has been acquired, we've confirmed with a person who should know.  The app has sold for between $40 million to $60 million, we're hearing from two sources, including TechCrunch tips, who posit that Apple …
Emil Protalinski / The Next Web:
Adobe's network compromised: 2.9 million customer names, encrypted credit and debit card numbers, and source code  —  Software firm Adobe today revealed its network was compromised.  Information that was leaked included 2.9 million customer names, encrypted credit or debit card numbers …
John Paczkowski / AllThingsD:
Schools Complain iOS 7 Upgrade Stripped Filters From Students' iPads  —  Apple's iOS 7 was supposed to make it easier for schools to manage the iPads that are becoming increasingly common in the classroom.  But for some, the latest version of the mobile operating system is proving to be a bit of a headache.
Matt Brian / Engadget:
Google will launch a native Google Music iOS app later this month  —  If you've been against trying Google's Play Music All Access streaming service for lack of an official iOS app, it may soon be time to change your tune.  Sources aware of Google's plans have let slip to Engadget …
Mary Jo Foley / ZDNet:
Microsoft's Ballmer gets docked for Windows 8, Surface RT  —  Summary: Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer recieved 76 percent of the total incentive award for which he was eligible in fiscal 2013.  Issues plaguing the Windows division were to blame.  —  Microsoft's annual proxy statement indicated …
Mikey Campbell / AppleInsider:
Samsung execs shown confidential Apple-Nokia patent license terms, allegedly misused information  —  It came to light on Wednesday that at least fifty Samsung employees retained access to highly confidential Apple-Nokia licensing terms originating from the Apple v. Samsung court trial …
Ellis Hamburger / The Verge:
Snapchat introduces “Stories”, a rolling compilation of snaps from the last 24 hours  —  Snapchat's next big thing: ‘Stories’ that don't just disappear  —  The app that introduced ephemeral messages sets its sights on Facebook  —  Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel's hands are shaking as he points to his iPhone.
Gerry Shih / Reuters:
Fab.com cuts one-fifth of workforce  —  E-commerce startup Fab.com Inc will lay off nearly a fifth of its workforce beginning Thursday as it tries to attain profitability by automating more of its business.  —  The company, valued at $1 billion by private investors, said it will cut 101 jobs worldwide …
AFP:
13 members of Anonymous indicted on US hacking charges  —  Washington — Thirteen alleged members of the loosely organized hacker collective known as Anonymous were indicted Thursday in connection with a series of online attacks on US companies and trade groups.
Jeff John Roberts / GigaOM:
Yahoo hit with new lawsuit over email scanning in wake of Gmail ruling  —  Can big email providers scan your messages in order to serve you relevant advertising?  Google and Yahoo have long assumed the answer is yes, which is one of the reasons the giant companies provide free email to millions of people.

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