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October 28, 2015, 6:50 PM

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Harry McCracken / Fast Company:
Microsoft tweaks design of Outlook for iOS and Android, plans to merge Outlook and Sunrise apps  —  Microsoft's Outlook Mobile Apps Get More Polish—And Just A Dash Of Sunrise  —  When Microsoft introduced the first version of Outlook for iOS and Android last January, it was a very …
Mark Gurman / 9to5Mac:
Apple Stores to start selling new Apple TV on Friday  —  The new Apple TV went on pre-order via Apple's online store earlier this week, and priority deliveries will begin this Friday while standard shipments will begin arriving after this upcoming weekend.  Now, we've learned that Apple …
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Snapchat Adds Slow-Mo, Fast-Forward, And Rewind Video Filters  —  Teenagers have short attention spans, but Snapchat's latest feature could keep them tuned in.  Today Snapchat is introducing a new set of filters called “Speed Modifiers” for videos you shoot on iOS or Android.
James Vincent / The Verge:
Samsung's Galaxy View tablet weighs 5.84 pounds, has 2GB RAM, an 18.4-inch 1920x1080 display, and a kickstand that doubles as a handle  —  Samsung's 18.4-inch Galaxy View tablet is basically a portable TV  —  Samsung first teased the massive Galaxy View back in September at IFA …
Wall Street Journal:
IBM to buy Weather Co.'s digital and data assets, not its TV channel, in a deal source says valued over $2B  —  IBM Nearing Acquisition of Weather Co.'s Digital and Data Assets  —  Deal could be announced as early as Wednesday  —  International Business Machines Corp. is nearing a deal …
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 …

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