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November 12, 2014, 9:25 AM

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Washington Post:
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler signals split with Obama on net neutrality: “I am an independent agency”  —  The FCC weighs breaking with Obama over the future of the Internet  —  President Barack Obama shakes hands with then-nominee for Federal Communications Commission, Tom Wheeler …
David L. Cohen / Comcast Voices:
Comcast: Being for net neutrality and against Title II is completely consistent  —  Surprise!  We Agree with the President's Principles on Net Neutrality: Reiterating Our Strong Support for the Open Internet  —  Yesterday, the President outlined his plan for a free and open Internet.
Jonathan Stempel / Reuters:
Apple to face lawsuit claiming it failed to disclose that iMessage would obstruct texts after customers switched to non-Apple devices  —  Apple must face U.S. lawsuit over vanishing iPhone text messages  —  (Reuters) - Apple Inc (AAPL.O) was ordered to face a U.S. federal lawsuit claiming …
Reuters:
Top Yahoo shareholders, unhappy with Marissa Mayer, make direct plea to AOL CEO Tim Armstrong to explore merger  —  Exclusive: Some unhappy Yahoo investors asking AOL for rescue  —  (Reuters) - At least two top-10 Yahoo Inc shareholders are so unhappy with Chief Executive Marissa Mayer's turnaround efforts …
Owen Williams / The Next Web:
Microsoft posts critical patch for huge Windows vulnerability that affects all modern machines  —  Remember Heartbleed?  You know, the exploit in SSL that was so bad it got its own brand?  Microsoft may have an issue of similar scale on its hands with a critical patch issued via Windows Update today.
Jon Fingas / Engadget:
Netflix now plays in 1080p on your iPhone 6 Plus  —  Did you buy that big, honking iPhone 6 Plus so that you could watch Netflix videos in glorious 1080p?  If you did, today's your lucky day.  Netflix has updated its iOS app to make full use of the higher-res screens on the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus …
Stuart Dredge / Guardian:
Bandcamp to help musicians launch their own subscription services  —  Artists will be able to set their own price, release exclusive songs and send messages to their keenest fans  —  Bandcamp launched in 2008 as a way for musicians to run their own online stores selling their music …
Geoffrey Smith / Fortune:
U.S., China reach deal to expand free trade in tech products  —  It's time to look forward to cheaper video game consoles, GPS devices, wireless headsets and a whole load of other high-tech goods-although not in time for this holiday season.  —  The U.S. and China reached …

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