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November 21, 2014, 8:25 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 …
Anthony Ha / TechCrunch:
Yahoo Acquires Photo Startup Cooliris  —  Photo app-maker Cooliris just announced that it has been acquired by Yahoo.  —  It's been a long road to this exit.  Cooliris was founded back in 2006 and was initially known for creating a “3D wall” for navigating photos and other media content.
Lane Wood / Medium:
Pando founder Sarah Lacy's allusions to physical threats distort media narrative on Uber scandal  —  Here ego again.  —  There's something unsettling about all this Uber stuff.  —  Maybe it's the fact that I have to wade through all the technorati tweets about “#Ubergate” …
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.
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 …
Mark Hearn / 9to5Google:
Eligible Chromebooks bought before December 31 will come with 1TB of Google Drive storage for two years  —  Google bundling 1TB of Drive storage with the purchase of select Chromebooks  —  Chromebook's are becoming a viable option for people with simple computing needs …
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 …
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 …

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