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November 9, 2015, 11:05 AM

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Apple:
Epic 12.9-inch iPad Pro Available to Order Online Wednesday & Arrives in Stores Later This Week  —  iPad Pro Arrives in Over 40 Countries Including the US, UK, China & Japan  —  Apple® today announced iPad Pro™ is available to order online on Wednesday, November 11 …
Google Research Blog:
TensorFlow - Google's latest machine learning system, open sourced for everyone  —  Deep Learning has had a huge impact on computer science, making it possible explore new frontiers of research and to develop amazingly useful products that millions of people use every day.
Tim Bradshaw / Financial Times:
Snapchat says it now has 6B daily video views, up from 4B in September, and 2B in May  —  Snapchat triples video traffic as it closes the gap with Facebook  —  Snapchat is closing the gap with Facebook in the social networks' battle for scale in video.  The number of videos viewed …
Yoree Koh / Wall Street Journal:
Pinterest says it's introducing a new visual search tool on Monday with an index of roughly 1B images  —  Pinterest Sharpens Its Visual-Search Skills  —  New technology will let users scour site for objects like those they highlight in photos  —  Photo-sharing site Pinterest Inc …
Emil Protalinski / VentureBeat:
Report: WordPress powers 25% of all websites, 58.7% of sites with an identifiable CMS  —  WordPress now powers 25% of the Web  —  One in four websites is now powered by WordPress.  —  Today is a big day for the free and open-source content management system (CMS).
Alex Austin / Medium:
In a saturated app ecosystem, mobile app developers face challenges of discovery, user adoption, and monetization  —  Mobile App Developers are Suffering … Said my friend as he described why his company stopped building native apps.  It's easier to build a business on the web.  How could that be?
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Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Ericsson + Cisco Ink Strategic Deal Projected To Bring Each $1B More In Sales By 2018  —  It's not another massive enterprise merger, but two of the biggest companies whose equipment and technology underpin a lot of our communications networks today are now teaming up.
Dante D'Orazio / The Verge:
Leaked Comcast memo reportedly admits data caps aren't about improving network performance  —  Comcast is unleashing its PR machine to try to manage the controversy around its home broadband data caps.  After recently expanding its “trial” 300GB monthly data cap in several cities around the Southeastern US …
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
uBeam answers new skepticism with a short list of “facts” about its technology, but no actual public demonstration of phone charging  —  uBeam Declassifies Secrets To Try To Prove Wireless Power Is Possible  —  It must violate the laws of physics.  It must be dangerous.
Zachary M. Seward / Quartz:
Major streaming media players reviewed: new Apple TV is best for iOS users, Amazon's Fire TV has the best interface and streaming quality  —  The ultimate, 10,000-word review of streaming media players: Apple TV vs. Roku 4 vs. Fire TV vs. Chromecast  —  Television is in flux, right down to what that word even means.

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