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October 3, 2013, 10:30 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.
Claire Cain Miller / NYT Bits:
Jack Dorsey Gave Evan Williams His Voting Power at Twitter  —  Twitter's financial filing on Thursday raised new questions about the strained relationship between two of its founders.  —  Evan Williams, a Twitter founder and its former chief executive, has all the voting rights associated …
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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 …
Brian X. Chen / New York Times:
Samsung mobile chief Kevin Packingham has left the company for unspecified reasons  —  Samsung's Mobile Chief Departs  —  Kevin Packingham, the chief product officer for the mobile division of Samsung Electronics, who was involved in introducing several of Samsung's popular Galaxy devices, has left the company.
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 …
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.
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 …
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 …
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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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