November 7, 2014, 9:05 PM

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Darrell Etherington / TechCrunch:
Asus ZenWatch to go on sale in US on November 9th at Best Buy for $199  —  Asus To Begin Selling Android Wear-Powered ZenWatch In The U.S. Nov. 9  —  The Android Wear smartwatch collection is expanding, with a host of new devices hitting pre-holiday season after their initial debut this summer.
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Unfollow Your Most Annoying Facebook Friends And Pages With “News Feed Settings”  —  Face it.  You've accepted friend requests from some weirdos and over-sharers.  Luckily, today Facebook's launched a News Feed Settings tool that shows the friends and Pages taking up the most space in your Feed …
Jason Del Rey / Re/code:
Uber hires Tom Fallows, who led Google's same-day delivery service Google Express  —  Uber Hires Google's Same-Day Delivery Boss  —  Tom Fallows, head of the Google Express same-day delivery service, is leaving for a job at Uber, multiple sources told Re/code.  —  Google confirmed Fallows's departure.
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
Operation Onymous busted several contraband markets, arrested 17, captured $1M in bitcoin, seized 414 “.onion” domains used by Tor  —  Authorities Begin Scorched-Earth Purge of the Internet Underground  —  When “Operation Onymous” first came to light yesterday …
Dan Levine / Reuters:
Lyft COO Travis VanderZanden was in talks with several board members to replace CEO Logan Green before leaving for Uber  —  Exclusive: Ex-Lyft COO, now at Uber, says was in talks to replace Lyft CEO  —  (Reuters) - The former chief operating officer of Lyft had been in discussions …
Rachel King / ZDNet:
AT&T buying Mexico wireless provider Iusacell for $2.5 billion  —  Summary: AT&T outlined ambitions on Friday of establishing “the first-ever North American Mobile Service area” for U.S. customers calling or visiting Mexico, and Mexican customers calling or visiting the United States.
Janko Roettgers / Gigaom:
This is Vudu Spark, Walmart's very own Chromecast competitor  —  Walmart is getting ready to sell its very own streaming stick, but the device is very much a one-trick pony.  —  Add Walmart to the list of companies that's trying to sell you a Chromecast-like HDMI streaming stick …
Signe Brewster / Gigaom:
Report: Elon Musk eyeing partnership to launch 700 internet satellites  —  Sources told the Wall Street Journal that Musk is working with Google's former satellite executive to build a factory that could pump out small satellites.  —  SpaceX and Tesla founder Elon Musk's next venture …
Kory Grow / Rolling Stone:
Taylor Swift on why she left Spotify: streaming services perpetuate “the perception that music has no value and should be free”  —  Taylor Swift Shuns ‘Grand Experiment’ of Streaming Music  —  “I'm not willing to contribute my life's work to an experiment that I don't feel fairly compensates …

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