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November 28, 2015, 3:20 PM

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Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai / Motherboard:
Servers of Chinese tech toy maker VTech breached: data of 4.8M parents and 200K kids may have been accessed  —  One of the Largest Hacks Yet Exposes Data on Hundreds of Thousands of Kids  —  The personal information of almost 5 million parents and more than 200,000 kids was exposed earlier …
Richard Lai / Engadget:
Sony confirms official PS4 Remote Play app for Windows and Mac  —  Well that was quick.  It's only been a couple of days since someone came up with an unofficial app to stream PlayStation 4 gaming to PC, but earlier today, Sony's awesome Shuhei Yoshida confirmed on Twitter that his company is …
Abhimanyu Ghoshal / The Next Web:
Raspberry Pi unveils the Pi Zero, a $5 computer with 512MB RAM and a 40% faster processor than Raspberry Pi 1, comes free with December's The MagPi magazine  —  Raspberry Pi's latest computer costs just $5  —  Raspberry Pi has just unveiled the Pi Zero, a programmable computer that costs only $5 — about as much as a cup of coffee.
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Cortana For iOS Begins Rolling Out To Testers  —  Microsoft has now made good on its earlier promise that it would soon roll out a beta version of its Cortana personal assistant - a rival to Apple's Siri and Google Now - to users of iOS devices.  This week, a handful of testers who signed …
Rita El Khoury / Android Police:
Instagram is testing support for multiple accounts on Android  —  [This Is Actual News] Instagram Starts Rolling Out Multiple Account Support On Android  —  Here's something refreshingly different for you on this fine regular Friday morning: Instagram is working on multiple account support …
Dustin Volz / Reuters:
NSA to shut down bulk phone surveillance program by Sunday  —  The U.S. National Security Agency will end its daily vacuuming of millions of Americans' phone records by Sunday and replace the practice with more tightly targeted surveillance methods, the Obama administration said on Friday.
Vlad Savov / The Verge:
Lenovo and Razer unite to build a new range of gaming PCs  —  The world's biggest PC vendor is getting serious about gaming, and it's recruited one of gamers' favorite peripherals brands to help it establish its legitimacy.  Lenovo and Razer today announce a major new partnership …
Eli Blumenthal / USA Today:
The best Black Friday tech deals, from TVs to laptops to hoverboards  —  Start downloading retail apps now.  Jefferson Graham reports that some of the best Black Friday deals will be online only.  —  CONNECT  —  NEW YORK— As the unofficial start to the holiday shopping season …
Takashi Mochizuki / Wall Street Journal:
Sony has sold more than 30.2M PlayStation 4 units since launch in November 2013, the fastest selling PlayStation ever  —  Sony's PlayStation 4 Scores More Than 30 Million Sales  —  Console has sold at a faster pace than any other PlayStations, says Sony  —  TOKYO— Sony Corp. said Wednesday …
Emil Protalinski / VentureBeat:
Mozilla's 2014 annual report: Revenue up 4.9% to $329M, 90% came from Google and Yahoo  —  Mozilla has released its annual financial report for 2014, revealing a revenue increase of less than 5 percent year-over-year, 90 percent of which came from Google and Yahoo.

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