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November 13, 2014, 4:15 AM

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Lynn La / CNET:
Nexus 6 review: great display, top-of-the-line processor, more unwieldy than other big phones  —  Prepare to pay for the biggest Android Lollipop powerhouse  —  The Good The Google Nexus 6 has a razor-sharp and expansive display, a top-of-the-line Snapdragon 805 processor …
Brandon Chester / AnandTech:
Nexus 6 review: the best performing Android phone on the market but suffers from poor display calibration and relatively short battery life  —  The Nexus 6 Review  —  When consumers think of Google's Nexus devices, they think about the promise of receiving the latest updates for Android essentially as soon as they release.
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Twitter Will Onboard Users With “Instant Timeline”, Inject Top Tweets From “While You Were Away”  —  Twitter has 500 million logged out users it's trying to squeeze value out of, but now it has a plan to fix its growth problem, which is really a new user retention problem.
Yoree Koh / Wall Street Journal:
Twitter emphasizes company strategy during its first analysts day; shares close at $42.54, up 7.5%  —  Twitter Sharpens Its Strategy to Win Over Investors  —  Twitter executives laid out a strong case for their long-term strategy on Wednesday, taking the stage at the company's first analyst …
Larry Dignan / ZDNet:
AWS has 1M “active” customers, adds new database, an automated deployment tool, a source control service, an encryption keys management service, more  —  AWS: With more than 1 million active customers, we're your stack  —  Summary: Andy Jassy, senior vice president of Amazon Web Services …
Mary Madden / Pew Internet:
91% of US adults say consumers have lost control over how their personal info is collected and used by companies  —  Public Perceptions of Privacy and Security in the Post-Snowden Era  —  Summary of Findings  —  Privacy evokes a constellation of concepts for Americans …
Washington Post:
NOAA's weather system hacked by Chinese, which the agency then covered up, says congressman  —  Chinese hack U.S. Weather systems, satellite network  —  Hackers from China breached the federal weather network recently, forcing cybersecurity teams to seal off data vital to disaster planning …
Casey Newton / The Verge:
YouTube announces YouTube Music Key subscription service; free invite-only beta starts Monday, will cost $7.99/month after 6 months  —  YouTube announces plans for a subscription music service  —  Ad-free music and music videos starting at $7.99 a month  —  After spending months on revisions …
Cameron Ewing / Facebook:
Facebook launches Say Thanks, a tool for creating personalized video cards for your friends  —  Introducing Say Thanks  —  Millions of people use Facebook every day to connect with the people and things that matter to them most.  Your friends are at the core of your Facebook experience …
Todd Bishop / GeekWire:
Microsoft to open-source server side .NET; positions Visual Studio for cross-platform mobile development of Linux, OS X, iOS and Android apps  —  Microsoft shocker: Open-source .NET, free Visual Studio, support for Linux, Mac, Android and iOS … In a major strategy change designed to expand …

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