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October 22, 2015, 2:40 AM

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Matt Leske / YouTube Blog:
YouTube introduces YouTube Red, which combines ad-free viewing and Google Play Music subscription  —  Meet YouTube Red, the ultimate YouTube experience  —  For years, YouTube's fans have been telling us they want more—more choice when watching their favorite content …
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
YouTube confirms any partner creator who earns cut of ad revenue but does not agree to YouTube Red revenue share deal will have videos hidden  —  YouTube Will Completely Remove Videos Of Creators Who Don't Sign Its Red Subscription Deal  —  YouTube made its top video creators an offer …
Ben Popper / The Verge:
Inside YouTube's new $10 per month subscription service YouTube Red, which removes ads, allows offline viewing, more, available October 28 in US, soon globally  —  Red Dawn  —  A family is gathered around the dinner table: Dad and the kids have spaghetti on their plates, Mom is standing, serving spoon in hand.
Walt Mossberg / Re/code:
Aaron Sorkin's movie isn't about the Steve Jobs I knew, and ignores the best part of Jobs' career  —  Mossberg: The Steve Jobs I Knew Isn't in This Movie  —  In 1941, the brilliant writer and director Orson Welles made a movie loosely based on a famous, powerful, contemporary American business figure …
Juli Clover / MacRumors:
Apple releases iOS 9.1, bringing Apple News to UK, Live Photos improvements, new emoji  —  Apple Releases iOS 9.1 With New Emoji, Live Photos Improvements  —  Apple today released iOS 9.1 to the public, marking the first major update to the iOS 9 operating system that launched in September.
Todd Sherman / The Twitter Blog:
Peter Bright / Ars Technica:
Julia Carrie Wong / SFWeekly:
Airbnb apologizes for San Francisco ad campaign touting company's tax payments, will take them down after local uproar  —  Airbnb Apologizes For Passive Aggressive Ads on Muni Shelters (UPDATED)  —  Less than two weeks before San Franciscans could vote to severely restrict Airbnb …
Micah Singleton / The Verge:
Latest version of Chrome enables muting of audio in background tabs  —  Chrome now lets you mute individual tabs  —  Last year, Google updated Chrome to show you which of your tabs was making noise by displaying a small speaker icon.  Taking it a step further, the latest version of Chrome …
Lauren Pollock / Wall Street Journal:
Western Digital to Buy SanDisk for $19 Billion  —  Western Digital is facing challenges to its core hard-disk-drive businesses from flash and solid-state drives  —  Western Digital Corp. agreed to buy SanDisk Corp. for about $19 billion in cash and stock, a deal that positions the company …

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