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October 1, 2015, 12:25 PM

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Caitlin Dewey / Washington Post:
Peeple, a Yelp-like app that lets you rate other people, to launch in late November with no opting-out once you've been rated  —  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 …
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 …
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 reveals Watch Urbane with LTE, the first Android Wear device with cellular capability, and V10 smartphone with secondary display, 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 …
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

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