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October 16, 2015, 4:40 PM

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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.
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
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 …
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 …
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Julia Fioretti / Reuters:
EU privacy regulators give EU, U.S. three months to find new data pact  —  Companies could face action from European privacy regulators if the European Commission and United States do not come up with a new system enabling them to shuffle data across the Atlantic in three months, the regulators said on Friday.
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Restaurant Search App Zomato Lays Off 300, 10% Of Staff, In Shift Away From Live Data Collection  —  Some belt tightening underway at Zomato, the $1 billion+ restaurant discovery portal based out of India that is now active in 22 countries.  TechCrunch has learned, and has now confirmed with the company …

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