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October 10, 2015, 4:15 PM

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Kurt Wagner / Re/code:
Twitter Is Planning Company-Wide Layoffs for Next Week  —  Jack Dorsey was named permanent CEO of Twitter on Monday, and a big reason he got the job was that as a co-founder, Dorsey isn't afraid to make the tough, necessary decisions.  He isn't wasting much time.
Dan Seifert / The Verge:
BlackBerry CEO says company needs to sell 5M phones a year to make business profitable, hints it may exit handset business if it doesn't meet that goal  —  BlackBerry CEO wants to sell 5 million phones a year  —  It's been a long time since BlackBerry was on top of the smartphone world …
New York Times:
Source: Apple disables Apple News in China, likely to avoid requirement to censor content  —  Apple Is Said to Deactivate Its News App in China  —  HONG KONG — Apple has disabled its news app in China, according to a person with direct knowledge of the situation, the most recent sign …
Martin Beck / Marketing Land:
Pinterest says nearly half of its users are outside the US, begins localizing search in France, Germany, Brazil, and Japan  —  Pinterest Localizes Search For Its Large International Audience  —  Nearly half of Pinterest users live abroad, so the company is making the search experience better …
Spencer Soper / Bloomberg Business:
Amazon surveys employees daily about their jobs after critical reports on workplace culture  —  Amazon Wants to Know How Its Employees Feel Every Day  —  Web retailer poses daily questions on job-related topics  —  Connections effort started at warehouses before expansion

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