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November 24, 2015, 4:00 PM

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Laura P. Thomas / Direct2Dell:
Dell posts instructions to remove unsafe eDellRoot certificate, will provide software update that removes it automatically today  —  Response to Concerns Regarding eDellroot Certificate  —  Today we became aware that a certificate (eDellRoot), installed by our Dell Foundation Services application …
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Zack Whittaker / ZDNet:
Amazon forces resets of account passwords for some users, citing insecure password handling  —  Amazon force-resets some account passwords, citing password leak  —  It's not clear how many accounts are affected.  —  Amazon has force-reset an unknown number of accounts, after passwords may have been compromised.
Jon Brodkin / Ars Technica:
T-Mobile gives existing Simple Choice customers three months of unlimited LTE, as long as they use the Binge On feature, which downgrades video streams to 480p  —  T-Mobile gives existing customers three months of unlimited LTE  —  One catch: You can't watch high-definition video.
Mark Bergen / Re/code:
Google burying competitors like Yelp, TripAdvisor in local search results beneath its own, says it's a bug  —  Google Says Local Search Result That Buried Rivals Yelp, TripAdvisor Is Just a Bug  —  Over the weekend, executives from public Internet companies Yelp and TripAdvisor noted a disturbing trend …
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Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Apple to launch Apple Pay in China by February, has inked deals with country's big four state-run banks to support the platform  —  Apple Pay to Launch in China by February, Sources Say  —  Apple struck deals recently with China's big four state-run banks, paving the way for Apple Pay's entry
Myke Hurley / The Pen Addict:
Apple Pencil review: closest in offering a true handwriting experience on a digital device  —  Apple Pencil Review  —  (This is a guest post by Myke Hurley.  You can find more of Myke's work at Relay FM and can follow him on Twitter @imyke.)  —  In all of the press shots and in all of the reviews …
Arik Hesseldahl / Re/code:
Sources: EMC and VMware shareholders demand changes to Dell buyout deal including VMware stock buyback, shutting down Virtustream, more  —  EMC and VMware Shareholders Demand Changes to Dell Buyout Deal  —  EMC and VMware shareholders, who have watched their stock prices plummet …
Abhimanyu Ghoshal / The Next Web:
Xiaomi's first all-metal Redmi Note 3 phone and Mi Pad 2 start at just $140  —  Xiaomi has launched its first all-metal devices in Beijing today: the Redmi Note 3 phone and the Mi Pad 2 tablet.  —  The 5.5-inch phone runs on Xiaomi's Android-based MIUI 7 OS and features a 1080p display …
Ed Bott / ZDNet:
Latest Windows 10 update no longer available from Microsoft's tool for doing clean OS installs; Microsoft says future installs should be through Windows Update  —  Microsoft yanks latest Windows 10 release from its download server  —  Without explanation, Microsoft has removed …

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