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November 21, 2014, 6:10 PM

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Financial Times:
European parliament draft motion says breakup of Google should be considered  —  Google break-up plan emerges from Brussels  —  The European parliament is poised to call for a break-up of Google, in one of the most brazen assaults so far on the technology group's power.
Chet Kanojia / All Aereo:
Aereo files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, says “challenges have proven too difficult to overcome”  —  The Next Chapter  —  A little over three years ago, the team at Aereo set out to build a better television experience for the consumer.  —  We began this journey because we were frustrated …
Kelly Hodgkins / MacRumors:
Square Announces Plans to Begin Accepting Apple Pay in 2015  —  Speaking with CNN, Square founder Jack Dorsey confirmed that the payment processing service will support Apple Pay in the coming months, bringing Apple Pay to small business owners.  In the interview, Dorsey reiterates his opinion …
Parmy Olson / Forbes:
Cloudflare: 500 Gbps DDoS attack, largest in history, carried out against independent Hong Kong news sites  —  The Largest Cyber Attack In History Has Been Hitting Hong Kong Sites  —  The intense skirmishes inside Hong Kong's Occupy Central protests haven't just taken place on the streets, but online too.
Lanh Nguyen / Android Authority:
Asus Zenwatch review: classy, elegant, great battery life, low-priced at $200, but with a clunky charger  —  Asus ZenWatch Review  —  The Bottom Line  —  PROS  —  CONS  —  The Asus Zenwatch brings elegance and class to the Android Wear space at a surprisingly competitive price …
Juli Clover / MacRumors:
iCloud.com now supports uploading JPG images to iCloud Photo Library  —  iCloud.com Photos App Gains New Uploading Capabilities  —  Following two weeks of testing on the iCloud beta site for developers, the consumer-facing iCloud.com site has gained support for uploading images to iCloud Photo Library …
Elizabeth Dwoskin / Wall Street Journal:
Uber's Rival Lyft Quietly Limits Employee Access to User Data  —  In the early days of Facebook , a universal password reportedly gave the social network's employees access to user accounts.  Seven years later, Uber, another startup growing at lightning speed and writing the rules as it goes …
Sean Hollister / Gizmodo:
How Magic Leap Is Secretly Creating a New Alternate Reality  —  Don't you hate it when someone claims to have a magical new technology, but won't tell you how it works?  When I saw that a super stealthy startup called Magic Leap had raised $542 million to make animals appear out of thin air …
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Liam Tung / ZDNet:
Amazon's AppStream can now stream any Windows application  —  Summary: Amazon expands support for its streaming service that targets games developers to any Windows application.  —  Liam Tung  —  Amazon Web Services (AWS) has updated AppStream to allow any Windows application to be accessed through a browser.
Patrick Klepek / Giant Bomb:
Steam updates Early Access guidelines advising developers to provide a playable game at launch  —  Steam Updates Early Access Rules, Guidelines For Developers  —  Valve appears to recognize Early Access has burned some customers, and it needs to clarify what the platform is really for.

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