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December 1, 2015, 2:20 PM

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Abhimanyu Ghoshal / The Next Web:
Chrome for Android's new Data Saver feature will not load images on sites until you tell it to, resulting in up to 70% data savings  —  Chrome for Android skips images on sites for up to 70% data savings  —  Google is updating the Data Saver feature in its Chrome browser for Android …
Larry Dignan / ZDNet:
Adobe renames Creative Cloud software Flash Professional to Animate as it downplays Flash  —  Adobe renames Flash Professional to Animate, pivots to HTML5  —  Adobe renamed its Creative Cloud software Flash Professional to Animate as it downplays Flash, which is under fire in many camps, and pivots to HTML5 with its messaging.
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
WhatsApp blocks links to rival app Telegram on Android; Telegram says its Facebook page vanished too  —  WhatsApp Is Blocking Links To Rival App Telegram On Android  —  Facebook-owned messaging giant WhatsApp appears to have started deliberately blocking links to rival messaging app Telegram …
Jungah Lee / Bloomberg Business:
Samsung names Koh Dong Jin president of mobile communications business, will take over day-to-day operations from J.K. Shin amid dwindling sales  —  Samsung Replaces Mobile-Unit Chief as Galaxy Phones Struggle  —  Electronics business heading for lowest profit in four years
Chris Davies / SlashGear:
Nokia's OZO 360-degree virtual reality camera for professionals is available for pre-order today for $60K, to start shipping in Q1 2016  —  Nokia OZO is a $60,000 360-degree camera for VR pros  —  Nokia may not be the first name you'd associate with virtual reality, but the Finns are aiming …
Kashmir Hill / Fusion:
Tor's chief architect, Nick Mathewson, explains what happened with Carnegie Mellon attack and what Tor has done to fix it  —  The attack that broke the Dark Web—and how Tor plans to fix it  —  Law enforcement has been complaining for years about the Web “going dark,” …
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Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Tiger Global Closes $2.5 Billion More To Continue Its Startup Investment Spree  —  November looks to be an auspicious month for power investor Tiger Global.  The New York-based hedge fund raised $2.5 billion for new deals back in November 2014, and now, after a spending spree that has seen …
Brian Fagioli / BetaNews:
Google to end support for Chrome on 32-bit Linux, Ubuntu Precise, and Debian 7 in early March 2016  —  Google killing Chrome for 32-bit Linux  —  If you live in the web browser, using a Linux-based operating system makes a lot of sense.  By combining say, Ubuntu and Google Chrome …
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