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November 6, 2015, 11:20 AM

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Amir Efrati / The Information:
Sources: Google seeking partners to co-develop chips to bring more uniformity and new features to Android phones, and better compete with Apple  —  With Apple in Mind, Google Seeks Android Chip Partners  —  Google recently talked with some microchip makers about developing chips based …
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Full text of Trans-Pacific Partnership released, gets criticized by Internet privacy and consumer groups for threatening digital rights  —  TPP Trade Agreement Slammed For Eroding Online Rights  —  Measures agreed to in an international trade treaty between Pacific Rim countries threaten …
Yuri Kageyama / Associated Press:
Toyota to set up new artificial intelligence research and development company in Silicon Valley, will invest $1B over 5 years  —  Toyota invests $1 billion in artificial intelligence in US  —  TOKYO (AP) — Toyota is investing $1 billion in a research company it's setting up in Silicon Valley …
Joanna Stern / Wall Street Journal:
BlackBerry Priv review: good slide-out keyboard and beefed-up security but has many performance glitches  —  BlackBerry Priv Review: BlackBerry May Win You Back With Android  —  It finally happened: a modern-looking BlackBerry with a modern operating system  —  I don't know anyone who owns a BlackBerry anymore.
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Sweden's Anoto Buys Digital Pen Maker Livescribe For $15M  —  The writing is on the wall for more consolidation in the world of startups... both literally and figuratively.  Today Anoto, a digital writing company based out of Sweden, announced that it would acquire longtime partner Livescribe …
Marty Swant / Adweek:
Facebook debuts two new ad tools for businesses to better understand and target nearby consumers  —  Facebook's New Tools Let Merchants Tailor Ads for Nearby Consumers  —  While Facebook yesterday revealed that its advertising sales increased 45 percent year over year to $4.3 billion in the third quarter …
Thomas Fox-Brewster / Forbes:
ProtonMail pays hackers ransom of $6K in Bitcoin to end DDoS attack  —  ProtonMail Pays Crooks $6,000 In Bitcoin To Cease DDoS Bombardment  —  ProtonMail is getting its first taste of life as an entity known to criminals looking for a quick, easy payday.  —  Throughout most of yesterday …

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