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October 5, 2015, 5:25 PM

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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.
Brian Rakowski / Official Android Blog:
Ron Amadeo / Ars Technica:
Android 6.0 review: useful home screen features, permissions system works well, SD cards now as good as internal storage, but apps can opt-out of power saving  —  Android 6.0 Marshmallow, thoroughly reviewed  —  Marshmallow brings a lot of user-requested features but still has no update solution.
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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 …
Drew Olanoff / TechCrunch:
Russia tells Google to remove app bundling requirements in Android OEM contracts by Nov. 18  —  Russia's Regulators: Google Has Until November 18th To Play Fair  —  Early last month, Russia's FAS (Federal Antimonopoly Service) stated that Google had violated Russian competition rules with its stock apps in Android.
Roger D. Hodge / New Republic:
How some Zappos employees, now without a formal process for budgeting and raises, are struggling to adapt to Holacracy's lack of structure  —  A radical experiment at Zappos to end the office workplace as we know it  —  PHOTOGRAPHS BY GREGG SEGAL  —  TONY HSIEH, the CEO of Zappos …
Zac Hall / 9to5Mac:
Philips officially unveils Bridge 2.0, bringing Siri-powered HomeKit to existing Hue bulbs and lamps  —  Siri voice control is finally coming to Philips Hue connected light bulbs thanks to promised HomeKit support and a new bridge product.  Details have been surfacing over the last month …
Jillian D'Onfro / Business Insider:
LinkedIn agrees to $13M settlement in class action suit for spamming users' email contacts, will now warn members that it will send messages on their behalf  —  LinkedIn might have to pay you money for spamming your email contacts  —  If you just got a long email about LinkedIn …

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