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November 24, 2015, 11:05 PM

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Jason Del Rey / Re/code:
Jet.com lands $350M in funding led by Fidelity and says it has verbal agreements for another $150M, at a $1B pre-money valuation  —  Jet.com Lands $350 Million in Funding, With $150 Million More Coming  —  Jet.com has closed $350 million in new funding, and says it has verbal agreements for another $150 million.
Ed Bott / ZDNet:
Microsoft reverses course: its media creation tool now installs latest Windows 10 version  —  Microsoft reverses course, restores downloads of Windows 10 November Update  —  Last weekend, Microsoft suddenly pulled its online tool for downloading the latest Windows 10 installation files.
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.
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.
Steven Hepting / The Twitter Blog:
Twitter adds native video support to its developer kit, available now for iOS, coming soon to Android  —  Launching native video support for Twitter Kit  —  From unbelievable sports highlights to powerful first person footage, Twitter is full of unique stories told with immersive videos.
Robert McMillan / Wall Street Journal:
IBM makes its System ML machine learning software freely available to share and modify through the Apache Software Foundation  —  IBM Turns Up Heat Under Competition in Artificial Intelligence  —  Programmers of artificial intelligence software got a new tool to work with Monday …

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