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October 5, 2015, 9:40 PM

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Ev Williams / Medium:
Jack Dorsey's ability as a leader and thinker as interim CEO demonstrated that he was the best choice for permanent CEO  —  Why I'm glad Jack is back at Twitter  —  The last 100 or so days—since Dick told the board he was stepping down as Twitter CEO—have been among the most educational of my professional career.
Jay Yarow / Business Insider:
Jack Dorsey named permanent Twitter CEO, will remain as Square CEO; Adam Bain promoted to COO; Dick Costolo steps down from board; stock closes up 7%  —  It's official: Twitter makes Jack Dorsey full time CEO  —  Jack Dorsey, cofounder of Twitter and Square, has been named Twitter's permanent CEO.
New York Times:
DraftKings and FanDuel temporarily ban employees from playing on rival sites after accusations about betting on other sites using inside information  —  Fantasy Sports Employees Bet at Rival Sites Using Inside Information  —  A major scandal is erupting in the multibillion dollar industry …
Chris Grove / Legal Sports Report:
Why The Industry's Reaction To The DraftKings Leak Is A Clarion Call For Immediate Regulation Of Daily Fantasy Sports  —  The nature of daily fantasy sports likely means that the industry fundamentally requires some form of external oversight to function sustainably.
Brian Rakowski / Official Android Blog:
Google rolling out Android 6.0 Marshmallow to Nexus 5, Nexus 6, Nexus 7 (2013), Nexus 9, and Nexus Player  —  Get ready for the sweet taste of Android 6.0 Marshmallow  —  Today we're starting to roll out Android 6.0 Marshmallow to Nexus users.  Of course, the new Nexus 5X and 6P will ship with Android 6.0, straight from the factory.
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Google takes stake in Symphony, valuing messaging startup at $650M  —  Google Takes Stake in Messaging Startup Symphony Communication Services  —  New fundraising round values Symphony at $650 million  —  Google Inc. has invested in a new round of funding for Symphony Communication Services LLC …
Harrison Weber / VentureBeat:
Adobe unveils new mobile apps Fix & Capture, UX prototyping tool Comet, Photoshop updates, more  —  Today Adobe unveiled a flood of new apps and updates for creatives during its second major launch event of the year.  —  On stage during its Max conference keynote, the company showcased …
Dave Mark / The Loop:
Apple says YiSpecter iOS malware only affects users who downloaded apps from untrusted sources; issue is fixed since iOS 8.4  —  Apple's official statement on the YiSpecter iOS malware  —  Earlier today, we posted about a report from Palo Alto Networks about YiSpector, iOS malware that was said to attack non-jailbroken iOS devices.

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