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September 15, 2015, 7:05 AM

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Wall Street Journal:
Facebook is working on a standalone video app that will support 360-degree footage; launch details uncertain  —  Facebook Looks to Bring Virtual Reality to Mobile Devices  —  360-degree video app would allow users to change viewing perspective by tilting their phones
Nicole Lee / Engadget:
Flickr demonstrates 360-degree panoramic photos on Oculus, hopes to roll out initial stages of Flickr VR by 2016  —  Flickr wants you to explore photos in VR  —  Some day you could be flipping through your vacation photos while wearing a VR headset.  At the XOXO Festival taking place in Portland …
Joe Mullin / Ars Technica:
US appeals court rules copyright owners must consider fair use before issuing takedown notices, siding with EFF  —  Appeals court strikes a blow for fair use in long-awaited copyright ruling  —  Copyright owners must consider fair use, and Universal now faces a trial over it.
Nicole Perlroth / New York Times:
Why iSight assembled a team of top cybersecurity experts to prioritize preemptive threat intelligence over reactionary alerts  —  Intelligence Start-Up Goes Behind Enemy Lines to Get Ahead of Hackers  —  CHANTILLY, Va. — On a recent Wednesday morning, 100 intelligence analysts crammed …
Ilya Khrennikov / Bloomberg Business:
Google violated antitrust laws by requiring Android manufacturers to pre-install its services, Russian regulator rules after investigating Yandex complaint  —  Russia Says Google Broke Antitrust Laws  —  Yandex has been losing market share to its U.S. Rival  —  Yandex shares rise most since April on watchdog's decision
Matthew Lynley / TechCrunch:
Stripe announces Relay, a set of tools for retailers to enable instant purchases in third-party apps, with Twitter as a launch partner  —  Stripe Unveils A New Tool To Help Retailers Build Native Buying Experiences In Apps  —  Stripe unveiled a new set of tools, called Stripe Relay …
Bruce V. Bigelow / Xconomy:
Qualcomm acquires Capsule Technologie, a firm linking medical devices with hospitals, which has 1.9K hospital customers in 38 countries  —  Qualcomm Buys Capsule to Unite Health Data Across Hospital & Home  —  Qualcomm (NASDAQ: QCOM) said its Qualcomm Life subsidiary has acquired Capsule Technologie …
Tom Warren / The Verge:
Microsoft sends invites for October 6 event where Surface Pro 4, Lumia 950 and 950 XL, other Windows 10 devices are expected to launch  —  Microsoft to launch Surface Pro 4 and new phones at October 6th event  —  Microsoft has started inviting media outlets to a special Windows 10 devices launch next month.

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