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October 15, 2015, 9:15 PM

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Nathan Ingraham / Engadget:
Dropbox unveils Paper, a web app for collaborative document editing, to-do management, currently in beta and invite-only  —  Paper is Dropbox's new vision for how teams can work together  —  Six months ago, Dropbox quietly announced a collaborative note-taking tool called Notes and launched it in an invite-only beta test.
Kevin Draper / Deadspin:
Nevada rules daily fantasy is gambling, orders sites like DraftKings and FanDuel to obtain licenses from gaming commission or shut down  —  Nevada Regulators Rule Daily Fantasy Is Gambling, Order Sites To Shut Down In State  —  The Nevada Gaming Control Board offered perhaps …
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Married Founders Of Wildfire Leave Google 3 Years After $350M+ Buyout  —  Wife and husband duo Victoria Ransom and Alain Chuard hit the jackpot on social.  With every brand trying to figure out a Faceboook marketing strategy in 2008, the two built a startup called Wildfire that did it for them.
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Drew Olanoff / TechCrunch:
Niantic, recently spun out from Google and known for Ingress, raises $20M from Google, Pokémon Company, and Nintendo  —  Niantic Raises $20M From Google, Pokémon Company, And Nintendo  —  Just about two months ago, the maker of the popular-with-nerds game Ingress, Niantic Labs, was spun out of Google.
Nicole Lee / Engadget:
Yahoo Mail offers password-less login, which ties authentication to your smartphone with an Account Key app, and adds third-party email support to updated apps  —  Yahoo Mail drops passwords and adds third-party email support for new apps  —  It's Yahoo Mail's 18th birthday this month …
Federico Viticci / MacStories:
Facebook's iOS app continues to use data and drain battery in the background, even with Background App Refresh turned off; Facebook says it's working on fix  —  The Background Data and Battery Usage of Facebook's iOS App  —  Nick Heer, commenting on Facebook's battery usage on iOS in response to a piece by Matt Galligan:

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