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October 16, 2015, 10:15 PM

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Andrew Chung / Reuters:
Jury orders Apple to pay University of Wisconsin-Madison $234M+ for infringing microchip patent  —  Apple ordered to pay $234 million to university for infringing patent  —  A U.S. jury on Friday ordered Apple Inc (AAPL.O) to pay the University of Wisconsin-Madison's patent licensing arm …
Mark Sullivan / VentureBeat:
Sources: Intel has more than a thousand people working to outfit new iPhones with its 7360 LTE modem chip; Qualcomm currently provides all iPhone modems  —  Intel has 1,000 people working on chips for the iPhone  —  Intel now has a thousand people or more working to outfit a 2016 iPhone …
TechCrunch:
Match Group, owner of Tinder, OkCupid, Match.com, and other dating services, files to go public under ticker MTCH  —  Tinder Owner Match Group Files To Go Public  —  Match Group, a spinoff of IAC that owns properties like Tinder and OKCupid, has filed to go public.
Michael Moritz / Financial Times:
Like Theranos, many of today's tech “unicorns”, sheltered from the scrutiny of public markets, appear flimsy  —  The subprime ‘unicorns’ that do not look a billion dollars  —  It is easier to present an aura of invincibility as a private company, writes Michael Moritz
Emil Protalinski / VentureBeat:
Google removes “OK Google” hotword to trigger voice search from Chrome for Mac, Linux, and Windows  —  Google removes ‘OK Google’ voice search from Chrome  —  Google this week released Chrome 46, adding a slew of new developer features and simplifying the page's security icon.
Takashi Mochizuki / Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Nintendo distributing SDK for NX game console ahead of possible 2016 launch; package to include mobile unit for use with the console or on the road  —  Nintendo Begins Distributing Software Kit for New NX Platform  —  Move suggests Nintendo may launch NX in 2016, analyst says
Brendan Klinkenberg / BuzzFeed:
Vine's last remaining co-founder at Twitter, Rus Yusupov, among those laid off this week  —  The Co-Founder Of Vine Laid Off By Twitter In Recent Round Of Cuts  —  Vine's last remaining co-founder is out, BuzzFeed News has learned.  —  BuzzFeed News has learned that Vine co-founder Rus Yusupov …
Jacob Gershman / Wall Street Journal:
US appeals court rules Google's book-scanning project legal, dismisses lawsuit brought by Authors Guild that alleged massive copyright infringement  —  Appeals Court Backs Google in Copyright Lawsuit Over Book Scanning  —  A federal appeals court in New York on Friday dismissed a lawsuit brought …
Jordan Novet / VentureBeat:
Red Hat acquires devops firm Ansible, source says for over $100M  —  Source: Red Hat is buying Ansible for more than $100M  —  EXCLUSIVE:  —  Publicly traded enterprise software company Red Hat has acquired devops software startup Ansible for more than $100 million, VentureBeat has learned.

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Mattermost:
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