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September 11, 2015, 11:30 AM

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Re/code:
Google and Twitter are working together on an open source version of Facebook's Instant Articles for mobile, plan to launch this fall  —  Google and Twitter Team Up to Offer Their Own ‘Instant Articles’ — With a Twist  —  Google and Twitter are working together to help publishers show …
Greg Bensinger / Wall Street Journal:
eBay Plus shipping membership launches in Germany, offers free express delivery and returns for €19.90/year  —  EBay Set to Offer Shipping Club, Starting in Germany  —  Fresh from its split with PayPal, eBay Inc. is addressing one of its longstanding challenges: shipping.
Nick Summers / Engadget:
California governor vetoes bill banning drones over private property  —  Legislation that would have restricted drone pilots in California has been struck down by governor Jerry Brown.  The bill, spearheaded by state senator Hannah-Beth Jackson, would have banned quadcopters …
Matthew Lynley / TechCrunch:
Airbnb Acquires Multi-City Trip Planning Service Vamo, Will Shut Down Product  —  Airbnb is acquiring Vamo, a service that helps in the process of booking trips with stops in multiple cities, and shutting the product down.  —  Airbnb might not use Vamo, but the company's appetite for a team like Vamo CEO Ari Steinberg's makes sense.
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Chris Merriman / Inquirer:
Microsoft downloading Windows 10 installer on upgradable PCs that have opted for automatic updates  —  Microsoft is downloading Windows 10 to your machine ‘just in case’  —  MICROSOFT HAS CONFIRMED that Windows 10 is being downloaded to computers whether or not users have opted in.
Mary Jo Foley / ZDNet:
Microsoft confirms updates for Dynamics CRM 2016 including more Cortana and Office apps integrations  —  Microsoft takes the wraps off its Dynamics CRM 2016 feature list  —  Microsoft's Dynamics CRM 2016 release will include more Cortana integrations, new offline capabilities …
Jan Dawson / Tech.pinions:
iPhone Upgrade Program lets Apple take primary relationship with customers away from carriers, may boost sales in markets where phones aren't subsidized  —  The iPhone Upgrade Plan is a Game-Changer  —  Apple announced a lot of new products at its big event on Wednesday - new iPhones …

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