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October 26, 2015, 6:45 AM

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Rosie Cima / Priceonomics Blog:
Behind the rise and fall of .Ly, Libya's top level domain  —  The Rise and Fall of .Ly … In 2012, the US imposed sanctions on Syria, for, among other things, their occupation of Lebanon, their apparent support for terrorist groups, and an intent to pursue weapons of mass destruction.
Fletcher Babb / VentureBeat:
Hands-on with Apple TV dev unit: easy setup, cleaner UI, but Siri is buggy and games must support Apple's remote  —  Hands-on with the brand new Apple TV  —  Tomorrow, Apple opens pre-orders for its long-overdue Apple TV relaunch.  Today, we got a closer look at the developer edition of the device.
Tweets: @abdophoto
Kevin Roose / Fusion:
How the Strater family endured 3 years of online harassment, hacked accounts, and swatting  —  Haunted by hackers: A suburban family's digital ghost story  —  The systematic destruction of Paul and Amy Strater's lives began with pizza.  —  Several years ago, pizzas began showing …
Tweets: @codinghorror
Patrick Caldwell / Mother Jones:
After billions spent, lack of interoperability among electronic health record providers like Epic still hampers data exchange for many doctors  —  Epic is like the Microsoft Office of health care software—more comprehensive than its competitors, even if its individual parts are kind of meh.
Bloomberg Business:
Sources: Toshiba is close to selling its image sensor business to Sony for $165M  —  Toshiba Said Near $165 Million Sale of Sensor Business to Sony  —  Companies said to announce deal as early as next week  —  Toshiba selling assets after $1.3 billion accounting scandal
Kara Swisher / Re/code:
Yahoo Talent Exodus Accelerates as Marissa Mayer's Turnaround Flounders  —  The departures of a number of high-profile executives at Yahoo has accelerated in recent months, so much so that many inside the company are becoming worried about strategy and execution of key initiatives aimed at turning around its core business.

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Zoho:
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