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October 4, 2013, 5:55 AM

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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.
Bloomberg:
Microsoft in talks with HTC to add Windows to Android phones at little or no cost  —  Microsoft Said to Ask HTC to Put Windows on More Phones  —  Microsoft Corp. is talking to HTC about adding its Windows operating system to HTC's Android-based smartphones at little or no cost …
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 …
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 …
Mario Aguilar / Gizmodo:
Some iPhone 5s owners reporting bad accelerometer, gyroscope, and compass readings  —  The iPhone 5S Motion Sensors Are Totally Screwed Up  —  Since the iPhone 5S landed in the hands of new owners a few weeks ago, there have been reports that on-board sensors like the gyroscope, compass …
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 …
Cory Doctorow / Boing Boing:
W3C green-lights adding DRM to the Web's standards, says it's OK for your browser to say “I can't let you do that, Dave”  —  Here's the bad news: the World Wide Web Consortium is going ahead with its plan to add DRM to HTML5, setting the stage for browsers that are designed to disobey …
Greg Bensinger / Wall Street Journal:
Amazon Readies Set-Top Box for Holidays  —  Streaming Video Device Would Rival Roku, Apple TV  —  Amazon.com Inc. is taking steps toward releasing a video-streaming device in time for the holiday selling season, according to people briefed on the company's plans.

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Microsoft:
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IBM:
IBM will give $200,000 to a team that can come up with a solution for natural disaster preparedness  —  Call for Code, The initiative for developers to use their mastery of the latest technologies, to build solutions that can change the world.
eero:
Another day, another cyber security threat. eero keeps your network protected.  —  VPNFilter is the latest router-based malware and is estimated to affect over 500,000 consumer routers.
Zoho:
Planned maintenance of our US Data Center: July 7th, 2018 - 7:30 PM to 10:30 PM PST  —  We have planned a network infrastructure upgrade on our primary data center in the USA on July 7th, 2018 from 7:30 PM to 10:30 PM PST.

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