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October 5, 2015, 3:50 AM

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John Paczkowski / BuzzFeed:
Tim Cook: Apple will give developers access to Apple TV universal search with upcoming API  —  Tim Cook Talks Apple TV  —  In an interview with BuzzFeed News, Apple CEO Tim Cook talks about universal search, a key feature of the next-generation Apple TV.  —  Getty
Xiomara Blanco / CNET:
Amazon Fire review: flimsy build, slow performance, but good for $50 price if you're a Prime member  —  Amazon Fire review  —  The operating system of the Fire tablet is tailor-made for Amazon Prime users.  The latest version sports an updated look with a few new features.
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Wall Street Journal:
Amazon to target non-technical users with AWS data analytics service which features a faster method for moving data to AWS  —  Amazon Web Services to Add Analytics  —  Cloud-computing division enters field designed to make better use of collected data  —  Amazon.com Inc. 's cloud-computing division …
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Farhad Manjoo / New York Times:
Tweets during shows, Snapchat's Live Stories, and other social tools are ushering in new communal viewing moments, and may transform TV business  —  Social Media Takes Television Back in Time  —  The actor Joshua Malina is one of those guys you know from TV.  You may not recognize his name, but his boyish face would ring a bell.
Mat Honan / BuzzFeed:
Autonomous vehicles are safer, more efficient, utterly inevitable, and truly transformative  —  Google's Cute Cars And The Ugly End Of Driving  —  The main thing you should know about autonomous vehicles is that they are utterly inevitable.  —  BuzzFeed News San Francisco Bureau Chief
Jeff / iFixit:
New gaskets and seals make iPhone 6s and 6s Plus less prone to liquid damage than predecessors  —  Is the New iPhone Waterproof?  We Opened It Up (Again) to Find Out  —  On Friday, we tore down Apple's two newest iPhones and found something new lurking (quite literally) just below the surface.

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