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October 27, 2015, 7:20 AM

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Keith Peiris / Facebook:
Facebook bolsters Notifications tab on mobile with birthday, events reminders, location based news, weather updates, nearby movie, restaurant info, more  —  A More Useful Notifications Tab on Mobile  —  Today, we're starting to roll out an expanded, personalized notifications tab in the Facebook app.
Nathan Layne / Reuters:
Sources: Wal-Mart applied for FAA permission to test drones for home delivery, curbside pickup, and checking warehouse inventories  —  Exclusive: Wal-Mart seeks to test drones for home delivery, pickup  —  Wal-Mart Stores Inc applied Monday to U.S. regulators for permission to test drones …
BelfastTelegraph.co.uk:
TalkTalk hack: Police arrest teenager (15) in Northern Ireland  —  A 15-year-old teenager has been arrested in Co Antrim in connection with the TalkTalk security breach.  —  Metropolitan Police said the teen was arrested at around 16:20 by PSNI officers on suspicion of Computer Misuse Act offences.
Jason Del Rey / Re/code:
Chase announces new QR-based digital wallet service Chase Pay, available mid-2016  —  Chase Announces Chase Pay, Its Own Digital Wallet  —  Add Chase to the list of banks creating their own digital wallets to challenge those from Apple, Samsung and Google.
David Pierce / Wired:
The Inside Story of Surface Book, Microsoft's Next Big Thing  —  One night about two years ago, Panos Panay couldn't sleep.  This happens a lot, waking up in the middle of the night with loud thoughts rattling around in his head.  Panay popped off the pillow, reached for his new Surface Pen …
Panos Panay / Windows Blog:
Phil Nickinson / Android Central:
HTC says $399 One A9 price was a very limited-time pre-sale promotion, it will retail for $499 from November 7 in US  —  The HTC One A9 will be more expensive in the U.S. starting Nov. 7  —  Smartphone manufacturer says its regional sales teams can set their own prices; U.S. price will go up by $100
Keiko Morris / Wall Street Journal:
Microsoft Opens Flagship Store on Fifth Avenue  —  New retail outlet is part of strategy to provide a connection between the company and consumers  —  Microsoft Corp. will step onto one of the world's biggest retail stages Monday when it opens its Fifth Avenue store as part of its strategy to boost its direct contact with consumers.

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