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November 2, 2015, 4:30 PM

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Hiroshi Lockheimer / Google Chrome Blog:
Google emphasizes that “there's no plan to phase out Chrome OS”, but says it's “bringing together the best” of Android and Chrome OS  —  Chrome OS is here to stay  —  Over the last few days, there's been some confusion about the future of Chrome OS and Chromebooks based …
Kellex / Droid Life:
Blackberry Priv Arrives at AT&T on November 6, $249 on a two year contract  —  Blackberry Priv Arrives at AT&T on November 6  —  If you were turned off at the unlocked price of the Blackberry Priv when it went up for pre-order a couple of weeks ago, I can't say I blame you.
Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:
DJI and Canonical announce Manifold, an embedded computer for drones  —  DJI Teams Up With Canonical To Launch Embedded Computer For Drones  —  Drone manufacturer DJI and Canonical, the corporate entity behind the Ubuntu Linux distribution, today announced the launch of Manifold …
Mikey Campbell / AppleInsider:
Apple indoor positioning app ‘Indoor Survey’ spotted on iOS App Store  —  Apple could be on the verge of releasing its first dedicated indoor positioning app for iPhone, as a seemingly legitimate, albeit non-operational, first party app called “Indoor Survey” was spotted in the iOS App Store on Sunday.
Dawn Chmielewski / Re/code:
Artemis and Nokia Networks to begin testing Steve Perlman's pCell wireless technology in 2016  —  Nokia Networks to Test Steve Perlman's pCell Approach for Speeding Wireless Networks  —  Steve Perlman's intriguing approach for dramatically speeding up wireless service is finally going to be put to the test.
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Uber pulls out of Frankfurt, Hamburg, and Düsseldorf after court ban shrinks driver pool, keeps operations in Berlin and Munich  —  Uber Pulls Out Of Three German Cities After Court Ban Shrinks Driver Pool  —  Despite raising a warchest of some $8 billion thus far …
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Jawbone Files Countersuit Against Fitbit In “Frivolous” Patent Infringement Case  —  The war continues apace in the world of wearable fitness trackers.  Jawbone — which makes fitness trackers, speakers and Bluetooth headsets — has filed a counterclaim against Fitbit in a patent infringement case brought …

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