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October 1, 2015, 7:30 PM

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Spencer Soper / Bloomberg Business:
Amazon to stop listing Apple TV and Google Chromecast for sale from October 29 citing the need to “interact well” with Prime Video  —  Amazon Will Ban Sale of Apple, Google Video-Streaming Devices  —  Amazon.com Inc. is flexing its e-commerce muscles to gain an edge on competitors …
Caitlin Dewey / Washington Post:
Peeple, a Yelp-like app that lets you rate other people with no opt out, faces backlash before potential November release  —  Everyone you know will be able to rate you on the terrifying ‘Yelp for people’ — whether you want them to or not  —  You can already rate restaurants, hotels …
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai / Motherboard:
New Stagefright Bugs Leave More Than 1 Billion Android Users Vulnerable  —  In July, a security researcher revealed that Android phones could be hacked with a simple text, thanks to a series of bugs in the Android operating system that are now commonly known as Stagefright.
Reem Nasr / CNBC:
Experian reports data breach affecting personal information including social security numbers of about 15M T-Mobile customers  —  Experian reports data breach; more than 15M T-Mobile customers affected  —  Global information services group Experian announced that one of its business units has been hacked.
Ken Yeung / VentureBeat:
Nest is releasing its Weave communication protocol for other connected devices to use  —  Ever since Nest Labs first started selling its learning thermostat in 2011, consumers have responded to its simplicity and the fact that it just works.  It wasn't the first thermostat on the market …
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Verizon's new mobile video service go90 launches with 8K titles and 35+ original series, available now on iOS and Android  —  Verizon's Mobile Video Service Go90 Launches To Public  —  Verizon's new mobile video service go90, which is aimed at capturing a younger demographic who spends …
Jacob Demmitt / GeekWire:
Microsoft's real-time language translator coming to Skype as baked-in feature on Windows PCs … Microsoft is about to start building its real-time language translation tool directly into Skype for Windows PCs, meaning the 100 million users already on the service will soon be able to have video chats …
Steven Musil / CNET:

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