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November 4, 2016, 5:30 PM

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Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Apple cuts USB-C adapter prices until the end of the year in response to MacBook Pro complaints  —  The #donglelife just got a little less expensive  —  Apple is cutting prices for all of its USB-C adapters following a week of complaints about the MacBook Pro's inconvenient port situation.
David Ruddock / Android Police:
Google is rolling out RCS advanced messaging to Android devices on Sprint, but Google's RCS doesn't work with RCS on AT&T, T-Mobile, and other carriers  —  There has been much noise made about Google's launch of its RCS messaging platform via the Messenger app on Sprint today.
Jordan Novet / VentureBeat:
The White House launches Code.gov for showcasing federal open source projects; website currently houses nearly fifty code repositories from ten federal agencies  —  The White House today is announcing the launch of Code.gov, a website that shows off U.S. government open-source projects …
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Vimeo CEO talks about plans to launch Netflix-like paid streaming service for consumers in a letter to shareholders  —  Vimeo is preparing to take on Netflix, Amazon, YouTube and others with the launch of its own consumer-facing subscription service, the IAC-owned company announced on Wednesday as part of its earnings report.
Alfred Lee / The Information:
New Snap Inc. charter filing shows co-founders Evan Spiegel and Bobby Murphy will retain control of the company after IPO via new class of supervoting shares  —  Snap Inc. has authorized a new class of shares that ensures founders Evan Spiegel and Bobby Murphy will retain control …
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
NFL Films is producing an exclusive nine-part VR video series for YouTube and Google's Daydream about life in and around the NFL, to debut November 24  —  The videos will be available on YouTube and Google's new VR headset, Daydream.  —  If anything can bring virtual reality into the mainstream, it's NFL football, right?

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