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November 14, 2014, 5:40 AM

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Devlin Barrett / Wall Street Journal:
Secret US DOJ program collecting data from thousands of cellphones through phony communications “towers” deployed on airplanes  —  Americans' Cellphones Targeted in Secret U.S. Spy Program  —  Fake Cellphone Towers on Planes Used to Target Criminals, but Also Sift Through Thousands of Other Phones
Mike Isaac / New York Times:
Reddit CEO Yishan Wong resigns, Ellen Pao to be interim CEO, Alexis Ohanian back full time as executive chairman  —  Reddit Chief Executive Resigns as Company Shuffles Top Ranks  —  Reddit, the popular online community message board, wants to grow up into a viable business.
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Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:
Amazon Announces EC2 Container Service For Managing Docker Containers On AWS  —  At its re:invent developer conference in Las Vegas, Amazon today announced its first Docker-centric product: the EC2 Container Service for managing Docker containers on its cloud computing platform.
Erin Egan / Facebook:
Facebook proposes changes to its terms, data and cookies policies; releases interactive privacy guides; lets users opt out of certain ads on all devices  —  Updating our Terms and Policies: Helping You Understand How Facebook Works and How to Control Your Information
Adam Zeis / iMore:
Photo Editor by Aviary updated with creative cloud sync and $200 worth of free effects  —  Aviary has today announced their biggest update since joining forces with Adobe, bring a much improved Photo Editor by Aviary app to Android and iOS.  The photo editing app — which allows users to edit …
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Wildcard raises $10M, launches mobile browser app which displays the web via “cards” interface, available for iOS today  —  Wildcard Raises $10 Million, Launches A Browser Built For The Mobile Web  —  A company called Wildcard is today launching a browser for the mobile age …
Roger Cheng / CNET:
Sprint extends leasing program to new iPads  —  Do you want a 16GB iPad Air 2 with a cellular connection?  It'll cost you $20 a month for 24 months.  —  Sprint is putting a few more eggs in the leasing basket.  —  The company said Thursday that it would expand its “iPhone for Life” …

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