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November 5, 2021, 10:05 AM

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Mike Isaac / New York Times:
Sources: Meta has discussed opening retail stores globally to showcase devices made by its Reality Labs division, like VR headsets and, eventually, AR glasses  —  The social networking company has discussed opening physical stores to showcase its virtual reality and augmented reality devices.
Kurt Wagner / Bloomberg:
Square reports Q3 revenue of $3.84B, up 27% YoY but missing $4.51B estimates, bitcoin revenue of $1.81B, up 11% YoY, and gross payment volume of $45.4B, up 43%  —  - Overall third-quarter sales fall short of analysts' estimates  — Gross profit was up 43% from the same period a year earlier
Benjamin Mayo / 9to5Mac:
Report: Apple and TSMC plan to produce 3nm chips for Macs as soon as 2023, with as many as four dies and up to 40 CPU cores in total per chip  —  Apple is taking the PC world by storm with its first debut of Apple Silicon chips inside of Macs, taking what it learned from developing the iPhone …
Source: The InformationMore: AppleInsider and MacRumors
MacKenzie Sigalos / CNBC:
Jessica Bursztynsky / CNBC:
Uber reports Q3 revenue of $4.8B, up 72% YoY, gross bookings of $23.1B, up 57% YoY, with Mobility up 67% to $9.9B and Delivery up 50% to $12.8B  —  - Uber reported third-quarter financial results Thursday, which included a first-ever adjusted EBITDA profit.  — The company reported a net loss of $2.4 billion for the quarter.
Tom Warren / The Verge:
Microsoft warns Windows 11 users that features, including the Snipping Tool, touch keyboard, and emoji panel, aren't loading due to an expired certificate  —  Snipping Tool, the emoji picker, and other parts of Windows 11 are breaking  —  Microsoft has started warning Windows 11 users …
Katie Jennings / Forbes:
Papa, which connects elderly Americans with virtual and physical companions, raises a $150M Series D led by Vision Fund 2 at a $1.4B valuation  —  I am a staff writer covering healthcare.  Email me at kjennings@forbes.com.  —  Andrew Parker's grandfather needed help, but he didn't need a doctor.
Takashi Mochizuki / Bloomberg:
Tanya Klich / Forbes:
Babylist, which operates an e-commerce and content hub for new parents, raises a $40M Series C led by Norwest, says revenue will reach $250M this year  —  Babylist, the decade-old registry platform that also operates as an e-commerce and content hub for new parents, just announced …
Juli Clover / MacRumors:
DJI launches Mavic 3 drone with dual-camera system, redesigned batteries offering up to 46 minutes of flight time, improved tracking and safety, and more  —  DJI today announced the launch of the Mavic 3, a followup to the company's Mavic 2 drone.  DJI says that the Mavic 3 represents the …
Aisha Malik / TechCrunch:
Instagram brings back support for Twitter Card previews after removing the feature in 2012  —  Instagram is bringing back support for Twitter Card previews starting today.  Now when users share an Instagram link on Twitter, a preview of the post will be shown in the tweet.
AnandTech:
Review of Intel's ~$650 flagship i9-12900K Alder Lake CPU, which performs close to AMD's 5950X and 5900X depending on workloads, while adding DDR5 support  —  Today marks the official retail availability of Intel's 12th Generation Core processors, starting with the overclockable versions this side of the New Year, and the rest in 2022.
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Reltio, an enterprise data management tool that unifies data from many sources to offer insights, raises $120M led by Brighton Park Capital at a $1.7B valuation  —  Reltio, a master data management (MDM) platform that helps enterprises unify data from myriad sources to unearth new insights …
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