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November 10, 2015, 2:05 PM

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Amanda Bishop / Google Lat Long:
Google Maps adds offline navigation and search to Android app, coming soon to iOS  —  Navigate and search the real world ... online or off  —  Roughly 60 percent of the world is without Internet today, and even where online access is available, it can still be spotty.
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 …
Tom Warren / The Verge:
Tim Cook's claim that the iPad Pro could replace PCs for many people shows Apple hasn't learned from Microsoft's Surface  —  Apple has learned nothing from Microsoft's Surface  —  Apple's 12-inch iPad Pro goes on sale tomorrow, and that means CEO Tim Cook is ready to drum up interest in his company's giant tablet.
Jordan Crook / TechCrunch:
Schoology Cloud-Based Education Platform Lands $32 Million Series D  —  Schoology, the learning management system that focuses on cloud collaboration, has today announced the close of a $32 million Series D financing led by JMI Equity, with participation from existing investors including FirstMark Capital …
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Twitter says new users engage with likes at a 9% higher rate than they did with favorites; overall, engagement is 6% higher with likes than favorites  —  Here's The Data That Shows Why Twitter Switched To Hearts From Stars  —  Twitter is looking to settle the hearts vs. star debate once and for all.
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James Vincent / The Verge:
Consumer version of Samsung Gear VR available for preorder from Best Buy for $99.99, to be released on November 20  —  You can now preorder the consumer version of the Samsung Gear VR  —  The consumer version of Samsung's Gear VR is now available to preorder from Best Buy for $99.99.
Russell Brandom / The Verge:
The ITC does not have the authority to regulate information on the internet, according to a ruling from the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit  —  The ITC does not have authority over the internet, according to Federal Circuit  —  The internet has one less regulator …

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IBM:
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