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September 28, 2015, 2:15 AM

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Vindu Goel / New York Times:
India Replaces China as Next Big Frontier for U.S. Tech Companies  —  BANGALORE, India — American technology companies desperately want to win over people like Rakesh Padachuri and his family.  —  Mr. Padachuri, who runs a construction business in this city, the center of India's technology industry …
Leslie Hook / Financial Times:
Indian PM Narendra Modi, meeting with top Silicon Valley execs this weekend, inks deals with Google and Microsoft to expand Internet access in India  —  Narendra Modi inks series of US tech deals  —  Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi inked a series of tech deals during a two-day tour …
Michael Crider / Android Police:
Nexus 6P training deck for retail employees leaks, reveals AMOLED display, 3450mAh battery, Gorilla Glass 4, 12.3MP camera with 2.0 F-stop, 1.55 μM pixels  —  Nexus 6P Presentation Leak Includes More Images, Confirms Metal Body, Gorilla Glass 4, And 3450mAh Battery  —  The leaks continue to flow out of Mountain View.
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Ashlee Vance / Bloomberg Business:
A look at coding competitions, increasingly common recruiting venues for top tech companies  —  The Jocks of Computer Code Do It for the Job Offers  —  At 21, Gennady Vladimirovich Korotkevich is already a legend.  Tourist, as he's known online, is now the world's top sport programmer.
John Markoff / New York Times:
As Moore's Law slows, engineers look to new approaches and opportunities in chip innovation  —  Smaller, Faster, Cheaper, Over: The Future of Computer Chips  —  At the inaugural International Solid-State Circuits Conference held on the campus of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia in 1960 …
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Charlie Warzel / BuzzFeed:
How tech entrepreneurs are fighting to take back a porn industry disrupted by piracy and free tube sites  —  Meet The Tech Entrepreneurs Trying To Take Back The Porn Industry  —  It's a cloudless, mid-January day in Los Angeles, and I'm in a cramped, dimly lit hotel conference room off …
Ben Einstein / Medium:
Quirky failed because it built too many products instead of just making a few great items  —  The Real Reason Quirky Failed  —  There's been a lot of buzz covering the story of Quirky failing this summer (and filing for bankruptcy this week).  It usually reads something like …
Greg Sterling / Marketing Land:
Mobile web has 2.5X+ more unique visitors than apps, growing 2X faster, but 18X more time is spent in apps  —  Apps Eat Digital Media Time, With Top 3 Capturing 80 Percent  —  Time spent with digital is increasingly concentrated in a few hands.  —  Measurement firm comScore has published …
Adi Robertson / The Verge:
Behind the creation of Epic's Bullet Train, a first-person shooter built for Oculus Touch  —  Inside Epic's incredible first attempt at real VR gaming  —  Walking through the darkened hallways of Epic Games, I know three things about the secret project I'm about to see.
More: eWeek, Polygon and Engadget

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