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September 24, 2015, 2:20 PM

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Bloomberg Business:
Behind the fake traffic schemes using bots for fraudulent ad clicks that will cost advertisers $6.3B this year  —  The Fake Traffic Schemes That Are Rotting the Internet  —  Ron Amram has been in the brand marketing business for about 20 years.  In the 2000s he was media director …
OpenSignal:
LTE adoption report: Asia has the best performing networks, 20 Mbps connections now commonplace, and the US is falling behind others in speed  —  The State of LTE  —  Have we fully entered the 4G age?  The answer to that question depends on where on the globe you live.
Mark Bergen / Re/code:
Economic data startup Premise raises $50M round led by Valor Equity Partners, whose CEO joins board  —  Economic Data Startup Premise Raises $50 Million, Adds Tesla, Solar City Board Member  —  From Silicon Valley to Washington, D.C., to Brussels, there's a mad dash to absorb as much data about the world as possible.
Nikhil Sonnad / Quartz:
First look at Chinese OS NeoKylin, a Windows-like Linux system installed on 40% of commercial Dells sold in China  —  A first look at the Chinese operating system the government wants to replace Windows  —  Microsoft Windows is the dominant operating system in China, but the government is trying to encourage homegrown replacements.
Bruce Upbin / Forbes:
Cloud-based CAD software firm Onshape raises $80M round led by Andreessen Horowitz  —  Onshape Raises $80 Million More To Go Big In Cloud CAD Software  —  Collaboration is very in.  Workplace chat phenomenon Slack hit unicorn status in record time.  All flavors of cloud apps can help teams create …
Charlie Osborne / ZDNet:
Trend Micro report finds hacking or malware behind 25% of data breaches in last ten years, payment card data breaches up 169% in past five years  —  The price of your identity in the Dark Web?  No more than a dollar  —  If you or your company is a victim of cyberattack, where does this stolen data go, and to what purpose?
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