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November 12, 2015, 7:45 AM

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Peter Ludwig / Official Android Blog:
Android Wear gets cellular support, available for LG Watch Urbane 2nd Edition LTE owners in US now, international customers within months  —  Cellular support comes to Android Wear  —  Android Wear lets you stay connected, even when your phone isn't with you.
Joseph Cox / Motherboard:
Court documents show university helped FBI identify Silk Road 2 and possibly child porn suspect; Tor claims FBI paid Carnegie Mellon $1M to deanonymize users  —  Court Docs Show a University Helped FBI Bust Silk Road 2, Child Porn Suspects  —  An academic institution has been providing information …
Kurt Wagner / Re/code:
Facebook launches Notify, an iOS app that sends notifications for news and other timely content, with 70 media partners, including CNN, NYT, and Techmeme  —  Here's Notify, Facebook's New Twitter-Like App for Following Publishers  —  Facebook is already dominating peoples' phone time …
Major Nelson / Xbox Live's Major Nelson:
Xbox One update began rolling out at 3AM ET today, backward compatible titles to appear 3PM  —  Global Rollout Of The New Xbox One Experience On Nov 12  —  TL:dr: NXOE starts rolling out after 3:01am ET/ 12:01am PT November 12th.  Back Compat titles will be playable or start to appear in your collection …
Walt Mossberg / The Verge:
iPad Pro review: not a laptop replacement, too bulky, disappointing and costly optional keyboard case, few optimized apps  —  Mossberg: The iPad Pro can't replace your laptop totally, even for a tablet lover  —  I am a tablet man, specifically an iPad man.  I do love my trusty, iconic, MacBook Air laptop.
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Mary Jo Foley / ZDNet:
Box releases its Windows 10 Universal app  —  Working closely with Microsoft, Box has revamped its existing file-storage app to be a Windows 10 Universal one.  —  Online file-storage vendor Box is releasing its revamped Universal Windows 10 application on November 11.
Sean Gallagher / Ars Technica:
Microsoft's Project Oxford APIs offer face tracking, emotion sensing, voice recognition, and spell checking  —  Microsoft's Azure gets all emotional with machine learning  —  Project Oxford AI services detect emotions, identify voices, and fix bad spelling.

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