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November 25, 2015, 1:55 AM

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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.
Ashley Carman / The Verge:
Tor launches its first crowdfunding campaign as it seeks to be less reliant on US government funds  —  With US government as top donor, Tor Project looks to crowdfunding  —  Following up on goals set earlier this year, the Tor Project launched its first crowdfunding project today to expand …
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.
David Pierce / Wired:
Fossil Q Founder Android Wear smartwatch available November 25 for $275, favors fashion over tech  —  Fossil's New Smartwatches Favor Fashion Over Tech  —  The designers at Fossil have been making watches and jewelry for decades.  When they set out to make their first smartwatch, though, they had to re-learn a few things.
Bing Blog:
Bing Maps update adds road conditions from more than 35K cameras in 11 countries  —  Traffic Cameras in Bing Maps  —  Seeing is believing.  Here at Bing Maps we know the value of traffic information, however, there is something to be said about being able to see the current road conditions.
 

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