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November 12, 2015, 5:30 PM

Top News

Ben Popper / The Verge:
YouTube Music standalone app launches on iOS and Android; YouTube Red subscribers get offline listening and no ads  —  YouTube Music is here, and it's a game changer  —  YouTube is first and foremost a video portal, the world's largest and most popular online collection of moving images.
Peter Bright / Ars Technica:
Microsoft starts rolling out its first major update to Windows 10, adding features for both consumers and enterprises  —  Windows 10 November Update: features, fixes, and enterprise readiness  —  The first major update to Windows 10 adds features for consumers and enterprises alike.
Joe Rossignol / MacRumors:
Some apps installed from Mac App Store were temporarily unusable after Apple failed to renew security certificate  —  Some Mac App Store Apps ‘Damaged’ Due to Expired Security Certificates  —  A growing number of MacRumors readers and Twitter users have been experiencing an issue …
Yuliya Chernova / Wall Street Journal:
Watchmaker Fossil Group to acquire Misfit for $260M; Fossil expects to incorporate Misfit's tech into traditional watches as soon as 2016  —  Fossil Group to Buy Misfit for $260 Million … Watchmaker Fossil Group Inc. has agreed to acquire startup Misfit Inc., a maker of wearable fitness trackers, for $260 million.
Wall Street Journal:
Uber makes deal to add TomTom's digital maps and traffic data to Uber's driver app  —  Uber Strikes Digital Maps Deal With TomTom  —  Shares in TomTom rise in response to the deal, increasing nearly 8% in Amsterdam  —  AMSTERDAM—Car-hailing service Uber Technologies Inc. has struck …
Peter Ludwig / Official Android Blog:
Android Wear gets cellular support starting with the LG Watch Urbane 2nd Edition LTE, which is available now in the US  —  Cellular support comes to Android Wear  —  Android Wear lets you stay connected, even when your phone isn't with you.  With Bluetooth and Wi-Fi support, for example …
Spotify News:
Spotify launches personalized concert recommendations near you based on your listening history, rolling out today to iPhone and Android users  —  Never Miss Another Show with Personalized Concert Recommendations  —  Looking forward to seeing your favorite bands play live but don't know when they're in town?
Andrei Frumusanu / AnandTech:
Samsung announces Exynos 8890 SoC, successor to Exynos 7420, with a category 12/13 modem and custom CPU architecture  —  Samsung Announces Exynos 8890 with Cat.12/13 Modem and Custom CPU  —  In an unexpected surprise annoucement, Samsung today revealed its new generation flagship SoC - the Exynos 8.
Nick Statt / The Verge:
Facebook says government requests for data at highest level ever: more than 41K in first half of 2015, with US issuing 17.5K requests affecting 26.5K users  —  Facebook says government data requests are at their highest level ever  —  Facebook today released its biannual report on government data requests …
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Mozilla's Firefox Browser App For iOS Is Finally Available To All  —  Mozilla has been testing an iOS version of its popular web browser since September, and now Firefox for iOS is available publicly to anyone in possession of an iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch.  —  Mozilla software …
Megan Rose Dickey / TechCrunch:
In-N-Out sues DoorDash claiming trademark infringement and unfair competition  —  In-N-Out Files Lawsuit Against Food Delivery Startup DoorDash  —  Fast food restaurant In-N-Out, known for its delicious burgers and secret sauce, is suing food delivery startup DoorDash, TMZ reported earlier today.

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