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November 8, 2016, 4:00 PM

Top News

Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook is testing a feature that lets page administrators create job postings and receive applications from candidates  —  Facebook might muscle-in on LinkedIn's recruiting business with ways for business Pages to promote job listings.  The new Jobs features could give companies another reason …
Nick Statt / The Verge:
Samsung put full page ads in The New York Times, Washington Post, and Wall Street Journal apologizing for the Galaxy Note7 fiasco  —  In an effort to restore some consumer goodwill after the discontinuation of the Galaxy Note 7, Samsung ran full page apology ads in three major US daily newspapers today.
Cade Metz / Wired:
Facebook uses Caffe2Go, a platform for executing neural networks on mobile devices, to apply style filters to video in real time in its app  —  Hussein Mehana is showing off a new incarnation of the Facebook smartphone app.  It can transform a photo of your backyard barbecue into a Picasso.
Alexander J Martin / The Register:
Web Of Trust browser add-on, downloaded over 140M times, pulled from Mozilla, Chrome, Opera add-on stores after it was caught selling users' browsing histories  —  Did the users consent to this?  Probably not knowingly...  A browser extension which was found to be harvesting users' browsing histories …
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Apple hired at least 16 former employees from now-defunct B2B cloud music platform Omnifone and purchased select tech, source says  —  As the race continues to pick up more subscribers for streaming music services, TechCrunch has learned that one of the most prominent players in the field quietly picked …
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Snapchat updates Android, iOS apps with “World Lenses”, which apply an animated filter to your environment, and a rewind Stories feature similar to Instagram's  —  Now the copying is going the other direction, as Snapchat clones Instagram Stories' rewind feature.
James Vincent / The Verge:
Prisma app lets iPhone 6S, 7 owners broadcast to Facebook Live using one of eight Prisma artistic filters  —  But only if you've got an iPhone 6S or 7  —  Russian app Prisma, which popularized the use of deep learning-powered photo filters, is launching a new feature that works with Facebook Live.

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