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October 1, 2015, 9:45 AM

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Re/code:
Sources: Jack Dorsey to be named permanent Twitter CEO, continue at Square, as soon as Thursday after board settles status of Adam Bain and Anthony Noto  —  Sources: Jack Dorsey Expected to Be Named Permanent Twitter CEO  —  Jack is apparently back — for good this time.
Bloomberg Business:
Google, Microsoft drop about 20 lawsuits in the US and Germany, resolving global patent fight over phones and Xbox  —  Google, Microsoft Resolve Global Patent Fight Over Phones, Xbox  —  Tech giants to drop about 20 lawsuits in U.S. and Germany  —  Companies say they will collaborate, work together on patents
Steven Musil / CNET:
LG announces Watch Urbane with LTE, the first Android wear device with cellular, and the V10 smartphone with secondary display and dual front-facing cameras  —  LG unveils new V10 smartphone, Urbane smartwatch  —  The new smartphone features an independent second screen …
Ashlee Kieler / Consumerist:
American Airlines Launches Real-Time Baggage Tracking Service For Travelers  —  After a long day of traveling the last thing you want to deal with is lost baggage, but, unfortunately, that's a very real situation for millions of consumers: over the last five years, the Transportation Security …
Juli Clover / MacRumors:
Logitech announces Logi Circle connected camera for the home, with Wi-Fi, streaming video, pre-order today for $200  —  Logitech Debuts New ‘Logi Circle’ Home Monitoring Camera  —  Logitech today announced its entry into the home security and monitoring market with the Circle Portable Home Connection Camera …
Bloomberg Business:
Sources: Synaptics rejected bid from state-backed Chinese investor that valued it at almost $4B  —  Synaptics Said to Shun $110-a-Share Bid From China Investor  —  Proposal reflects 70% premium to Synaptics close Tuesday  —  Company makes touch-screen technology for Samsung, Apple
Mark Bergen / Re/code:
Google to host event next Wednesday in New York, likely to unveil its open-source project similar to Instant Articles  —  Google Plans to Unveil Its Version of ‘Instant Articles’ Next Week  —  Three weeks ago, we told you about plans Google was hatching to launch a publishing tool to serve up articles on mobile devices.

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