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November 11, 2015, 7:10 AM

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New York Times:
New York attorney general says that DraftKings and FanDuel games constitute illegal gambling under state law, orders them to stop accepting bets in New York  —  Attorney General Tells Daily Fantasy Sports to Stop Taking Bets in New York  —  The New York State attorney general on Tuesday ordered …
AppleInsider:
Apple pulls popular Instagram client ‘InstaAgent’ from iOS App Store after malware discovery  —  A popular Instagram profile analyzer was on Tuesday pulled from the iOS App Store after being outed as malware by a German developer who recently discovered the app harvesting usernames and passwords.
Jerry Markon / Washington Post:
US government spent over $1B over a decade to digitize 100 immigration forms, but only one form now online  —  A decade into a project to digitize U.S. immigration forms, just 1 is online  —  Heaving under mountains of paperwork, the government has spent more than $1 billion trying to replace …
Davey Alba / Wired:
Alibaba's Singles Day Blowout Racks Up $5B in Sales in First 90 Minutes  —  The world's biggest shopping day is happening right now, and you probably don't even know it.  —  In China, it's already November 11, or 11/11, and the massive e-commerce event known as “Singles Day” is already well under way.
Dawn Chmielewski / Re/code:
T-Mobile unveils Binge On free streaming service from 24 providers excluding YouTube; exempts video from data caps, resolution lowered to DVD-like quality  —  T-Mobile Will Let Customers Stream HBO, Netflix and ESPN Without Racking Up Data Charges  —  T-Mobile will allow some subscribers …
Megan Geuss / Ars Technica:
US charges three men with widespread hacking whose targets included JP Morgan  —  Suspects allegedly used Heartbleed to hack into a global financial institution.  —  On Tuesday federal prosecutors unsealed charges against three men, revealing details of a sprawling criminal enterprise …
James Risley / GeekWire:
Amazon Echo coming to 3K+ retail stores in US including Home Depot, Sears, Staples, in smart home push  —  Amazon Echo coming to traditional retail stores in new smart-home push … Amazon's strategy to bring its intelligent home speaker to market has been a little ... different.
Matthew Panzarino / TechCrunch:
Beta version of Apple Music for Android now available  —  Apple Music Comes To Android As An Emissary  —  Today, Apple Music comes to Android phones.  It's the first user-centric app that Apple has created for Android (but not its first).  —  As people download and dissect it …
Kim Zetter / Wired:
Leaked documents show the FBI never charged the hacker in the Matthew Keys case, despite knowing his identity for at least two years  —  Feds Never Charged the Real Hacker in the Matthew Keys Case  —  Former Reuters social media editor Matthew Keys is facing up to 25 years in prison …
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Amazon Brings Restaurant Delivery To L.A., Will Expand To All Prime Now Markets In U.S.  —  Amazon's debut of its restaurant delivery service through its one-hour delivery app Prime Now, is no longer looking like an experiment.  Since its debut in Seattle this September …
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Tumblr Rolls Out Instant Messaging On Both Web And Mobile  —  Tumblr today has launched a feature that its user base has wanted for some time: messaging.  The blogging platform has long offered an inbox feature and way for its users to ask each other questions, but now it has added threaded, instant messaging as well.
Emil Protalinski / VentureBeat:
Google will retire Chrome support for Windows XP, Vista, OS X 10.6, 10.7, and 10.8 in April 2016  —  Google today announced it is extending Chrome support for Windows XP until April 2016.  The company will also end Chrome support for Windows Vista, OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard, OS X 10.7 Lion, and OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion at the same time.
 

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