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November 6, 2015, 8:50 PM

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Drew Olanoff / TechCrunch:
Google acquires Fly Labs, maker of video editing iOS apps, to join its Photos team  —  Google Acquires Fly Labs To Join Its Photos Team  —  Today, Google acquired Fly Labs to join its Google Photos team.  The company aimed to help people edit videos and photos and it sported 3 million downloads over the past 18 months.
Mike Fleming / Deadline:
Gamergate film based on Zoe Quinn's memoir in the works from Amy Pascal's production company  —  Amy Pascal Wins Zoe Quinn's Gamergate Memoir ‘Crash Override’  —  EXCLUSIVE: Amy Pascal's Pascal Pictures has won a bidding battle for Crash Override: How To Save The Internet From Itself …
Russell Brandom / The Verge:
PageFair anti-ad-blocking service was hacked a week ago, temporarily pushing malware to visitors of over 500 sites including the Economist  —  A prominent ad-blocker-blocker served malware to Economist readers  —  One of the web's most prominent ad-blocking tools has been serving malware to Economist readers.
Fortune:
Square sets IPO price range at $11-13 per share, at a valuation up to $4.19B, well below its last private round  —  Square sets IPO price range, would be valued below last private round  —  Payments company Square this morning filed paperwork with the Securities and Exchange Commission …
Garett Sloane / Digiday:
Sources: Instagram is testing ads that use 3D Touch and Apple Pay  —  Instagram's testing new ads that drive sales  —  Instagram doesn't want to be just a platform for pretty brand photos.  It wants to prove it can drive sales, developing new ads that showcase a variety of product offerings …
Mike Prospero / Tom's Guide:
BlackBerry Priv review: most elegant BlackBerry design to date, BlackBerry default apps are decent, but display is dim, poor performance compared to competition  —  BlackBerry Priv Review: A New Hope … BlackBerry wants to give you the best of both worlds.  But has the world already passed this brand by?
Joanna Stern / Wall Street Journal:
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Motorola Droid Turbo 2 review: truly shatterproof display, battery life of 36-40 hours, but low light camera results are inconsistent; high price starts at $624  —  Motorola Droid Turbo 2 review  —  I'm biking through Brooklyn when the Droid Turbo 2 slips from my hand and smacks the pavement.
Matthew Lynley / TechCrunch:
E-commerce startup Gumroad lays off most of its staff after failing to realize rapid growth, says it will stay in business  —  Layoffs Hit Gumroad As The Payments Startup Restructures  —  San Francisco startup Gumroad, which lets people sell products directly to consumers by way of quick and simple links …
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Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Apple debuts Shopping category on the App Store, helping spotlight apps that use Apple Pay and were formerly in the Lifestyle category  —  Apple Debuts A New “Shopping” Category On The App Store  —  Confirming earlier reports, Apple today is debuting a new category to its App Store …

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