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November 3, 2016, 7:10 PM

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John Mannes / TechCrunch:
GoPro reports Q3 2016 revenue of $240.6M vs $314M expected and a loss of $0.60 per share vs $0.36 expected; stock drops 20% in after hours trading  —  Expectations were already incredibly low for GoPro this go around and yet somehow the company managed to eclipse even the worst fears of analysts.
Peter Bright / Ars Technica:
Microsoft is testing differential updates for Windows 10 as part of its Unified Update Platform, potentially reducing download size by up to 35%  —  Change will bring smaller downloads and quicker checking for updates.  —  Major Windows 10 updates, including this summer's Anniversary Update …
Dan Seifert / The Verge:
Google Home review: attractive design and good sound quality, but works with only one Google account at a time, and its assistant is not proactive  —  Help me, Google  —  For over a decade, Google search has been indispensable.  It's the first place we go whenever we need to find information on virtually anything.
Danny Sullivan / Search Engine Land:
Google Home's assistant outshines Amazon Echo's Alexa assistant as it can answer a variety of complex questions  —  Google has a winner with Google Home, for those who want a hands-free assistant that can answer a broad range of questions that come up during day-to-day activities in the house.
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
YouTube rolls out new comments system allowing creators to pin a comment to the top of the feed, and give hearts to acknowledge their favorite comments  —  YouTube today is rolling out an upgrade to its comments system, with the goal of putting creators more in control of which comments …
Linda Sui / Strategy Analytics:
Report: Android captures record 88% share of global smartphone shipments in Q3 2016; iOS dips to 12% share worldwide  —  According to the latest research from Strategy Analytics, global smartphone shipments reached 375 million units in the third quarter of 2016.
Cherlynn Low / Engadget:
Huawei debuts Fit, a $130 basic fitness tracker with a continuous heart-rate monitor and a six-day battery life; initial use suggests it is overpriced  —  It's almost gift-giving season, and companies are scrambling to release products that will fill your loved ones' stockings later this year.
James Vincent / The Verge:
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Slack's ad in The New York Times made the company look afraid of Microsoft Teams, undermining its message and echoing past sentiments from companies like Rdio  —  Paper tiger  —  Slack has always been easy to like.  The fast-growing team communication startup had a classic underdog story …
Stephanie Bodoni / Bloomberg:
Google responds to EU allegations that Google skewed shopping search results to favor its own services, saying the revised case “doesn't fit the reality”  —  Search giant responds to EU statements of objections  —  Says EU fails to see Amazon and EBay are key competitors

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