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November 2, 2015, 8:35 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 …
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.
Benjamin Mayo / 9to5Mac:
Official Plex app for Apple TV now available, offers local streaming, playlists, channels, more  —  The official Plex app for Apple TV is now available in the App Store.  Plex is a media server for video, TV shows, music and photos.  The app is fully featured, with quick access to search, playlists and more from the top bar.
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.
Curt Woodward / BetaBoston:
Internet cloud services firm Endurance buys e-mail marketing company Constant Contact for $1.1B  —  Endurance International buys Constant Contact for $1.1 billion  —  Two publicly traded Massachusetts companies that sell technology services to small businesses are joining forces.
Cam Bunton / 9to5Google:
T-Mobile announces new 4G LTE CellSpot, offering LTE signal from Wi-Fi wherever you want it  —  John Legere took to Twitter in a surprisingly short and subdued Tweetstorm just a short while ago to announce a new move the ‘Uncarrier’ is making this week.  Ahead of its Uncarrier X event …
Dan Levine / Reuters:
Woman drops sexual assault case against Palantir and Formation 8 cofounder Joseph Lonsdale, who dropped counterclaims against her  —  Woman drops sex assault case against U.S. venture capitalist  —  A woman who accused prominent U.S. venture capitalist Joseph Lonsdale of sexual assault …
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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 …
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 …

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