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November 2, 2015, 5:35 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.
Roger Cheng / CNET:
Inside BlackBerry's last-ditch plan to win you back with Android  —  Once the mobile maker to beat, BlackBerry is fighting for survival with a new plan to win over smartphone users.  It's secret weapon: the first-ever BlackBerry phone powered by Google's Android software.
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 …
Lucian Constantin / PCWorld:
Vulnerability in Baidu's Moplus SDK, integrated in 14K+ apps, may affect 100M users  —  Baidu Android app component puts 100 million devices at risk  —  Baidu's Moplus SDK allows attackers to execute malicious commands on users' devices  —  A software development kit created …
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.
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 …

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