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October 28, 2015, 1:35 AM

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Apple:
Apple Reports Record Fourth Quarter Results  —  CUPERTINO, California — October 27, 2015 — Apple® today announced financial results for its fiscal 2015 fourth quarter ended September 26, 2015.  The Company posted quarterly revenue of $51.5 billion and quarterly net profit of $11.1 billion, or $1.96 per diluted share.
Wired:
Senate passes cybersecurity bill CISA by a vote of 74-21, remaining differences still to be resolved between House and Senate  —  CISA Security Bill Passes Senate With Privacy Flaws Unfixed  —  For months, privacy advocates have asked Congress to kill or reform the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act …
Mark Bergen / Re/code:
Google brings podcasting to Play Music's free and paid tiers, to be available to listeners in coming months  —  Google Brings Podcasting to Play Music, Swinging at Apple's Dominance  —  From their earliest days, podcasts were linked closely to Apple.  Their very name came from an Apple product: iPod.
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook's Message Requests will replace Other Inbox for receiving messages from users outside your network of friends  —  Facebook Messenger Wants To BE Your Phone Number With New Message Requests  —  Phone numbers are dumb.  Once someone has yours, you can't stop them from contacting you.
Electronic Frontier Foundation:
US regulators grant exemptions to DMCA's DRM rules for jailbreaking, remixing DVDs and Blu-rays, preserving video games, researching and modifying car software  —  Victory for Users: Librarian of Congress Renews and Expands Protections for Fair Uses  —  The new rules for exemptions …
Kurt Wagner / Re/code:
Jillian D'Onfro / Business Insider:
Facebook will slow employees' Internet speeds on Tuesdays to help them better understand how their service is used in emerging markets like India  —  Facebook will give employees super slow Internet speeds every Tuesday to better understand markets like India
Julie Bort / Business Insider:
ADP drops its defamation lawsuit against Zenefits after judge asks parties to work it out  —  ADP drops its strange defamation lawsuit against Zenefits and both companies agree to talk nice  —  After a judge flat-out told HR software giant ADP that “it seems clear to me that ADP has no claim for defamation …
Scott Soshnick / Bloomberg Business:
Michael Jordan, Mark Cuban, and Ted Leonsis invest $44M in sports data tech firm Sportradar  —  Jordan, Cuban, Leonsis Put Millions on Sports Betting's Future  —  Sportradar provides data to leagues, media and betting houses  —  ‘If the U.S. market opens up for gaming we are ready to shoot’

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