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October 18, 2013, 11:10 PM

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Justin Huskamp / DoubleClick Advertiser Blog:
DoubleClick Bid Manager Joins FBX, Facebook's Real-Time Bidding Exchange  —  Partnership has been key to Google's success as a rising tide lifts all boats.  So we're excited to announce a new way to help our clients succeed by working with Facebook to participate in FBX, their real-time bidding exchange.
Richard Lawler / Engadget:
Google Hangouts for iOS can call US & Canada for free, receive Google Voice calls  —  The Google Hangouts app for iOS is getting a major update this evening that gives it all new calling features on Apple's mobile hardware.  Users can call phone numbers directly from the app itself …
John Paczkowski / AllThingsD:
Apple: No, We Can't Read Your iMessages (And We Don't Want to, Either)  —  Touting its commitment to user privacy in the wake of the NSA surveillance scandal earlier this year, Apple said that the end-to-end encryption protecting its iMessage instant-messenger service is so secure that even the company itself cannot decrypt it.
Emil Protalinski / The Next Web:
Microsoft confirms it is working on a Remote Desktop app for Windows Phone  —  Microsoft yesterday quietly launched Microsoft Remote Desktop for Android and iOS, for the first time bringing the Windows desktop to phones and tablets.  One of the most surprising parts of the announcement …
Lucas Shaw / The Wrap:
Chill to Lay Off 40% of Staff, Move Away From Video Sales (Exclusive)  —  Chill will lay off 40 percent of its staff as part of a shift away from the entertainment business, according to CEO Brian Norgard.  —  The site, which for the past year has been selling movies, TV shows and specials …
Matthew Panzarino / TechCrunch:
Nokia Quietly Shuttering Pioneering Location Network Dopplr Nov 1st, 4 Years After Acquisition  —  Nokia has very quietly shuttered the social travel service Dopplr today, just over four years after acquiring it back in 2009.  Nokia placed an announcement on the Dopplr homepage that says the service …
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Seth Fiegerman / Mashable:
Google Stock Hits $1,000 for First Time Ever  —  Google is officially part of the ultra-exclusive $1,000 club.  —  The search giant's stock topped $1,000 a share on Friday for the first time in its history, making it one of only a select few businesses including Priceline, Seaboard and Berkshire Hathaway to hit that milestone.
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:

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