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OneNote for iOS gets cloud storage attachments and Touch ID, OneNote for Mac gets SharePoint Server support (Emil Protalinski/VentureBeat)

1 hour 11 min ago

Emil Protalinski / VentureBeat:
OneNote for iOS gets cloud storage attachments and Touch ID, OneNote for Mac gets SharePoint Server support  —  Microsoft today announced updates to OneNote for iPhone, iPad, and Mac with a slew of new features.  You can download the first two directly from Apple's App Store (iPhone, iPad) and the third from the Mac App Store.

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Apple expands iAd platform to 70 new countries, bringing total to 95 (Mike Beasley/9to5Mac)

1 hour 46 min ago

Mike Beasley / 9to5Mac:
Apple expands iAd platform to 70 new countries, bringing total to 95  —  Apple has announced that starting today, the iAd platform will be available in 70 new countries, bringing the total number of supported nations to 95.  —  Today's expansion is by far the largest the company has ever attempted …

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LG Shipped A Record 16.8 Million Smartphones In Q3 2014, Up 39% Year-On-Year (Jon Russell/TechCrunch)

4 hours 6 min ago

Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
LG Shipped A Record 16.8 Million Smartphones In Q3 2014, Up 39% Year-On-Year  —  Samsung is under-pressure as a long-period of growth continues to flatten out, but things couldn't be going much better for fellow Korean phone-maker LG, which just announced that it shipped a best-ever 16.8 million smartphones in Q3 2014.

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Stripe Hires Top Google Ops Exec Claire Johnson to Lead Business Operations (Kara Swisher/Re/code)

5 hours 36 min ago

Kara Swisher / Re/code:
Stripe Hires Top Google Ops Exec Claire Johnson to Lead Business Operations  —  Stripe has nabbed longtime Google exec Claire Johnson as its new head of business operations, in one of the first major management hires by the online payments software startup.  —  Johnson, who has been at the …

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Twitch changes its rules of conduct to forbid topless and "sexually suggestive" streaming (Andy Chalk/PC Gamer)

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 11:50pm

Andy Chalk / PC Gamer:
Twitch changes its rules of conduct to forbid topless and “sexually suggestive” streaming  —  You may have the body of a Greek god, all rippling muscle and taut sinew, but no matter how good you look in a Speedo (or out of one), Twitch would very much appreciate it if you'd keep yourself covered up while you're streaming on its service.

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Microsoft aims to release Office 16 in second half of 2015; Mac preview and Android tablet versions expected "soon" (Mary Jo Foley/ZDNet)

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 11:15pm

Mary Jo Foley / ZDNet:
Microsoft aims to release Office 16 in second half of 2015; Mac preview and Android tablet versions expected “soon”  —  Microsoft's latest target release date for Office 16: Second half 2015  —  Summary: Microsoft is targeting the second half of calendar 2015 as its latest release target …

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Fleksy announces $2M funding round, keyboard app for iOS and Android 75% off until Friday (Justin Diaz/AndroidHeadlines)

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 10:40pm

Justin Diaz / AndroidHeadlines:
Fleksy announces $2M funding round, keyboard app for iOS and Android 75% off until Friday  —  Fleksy Announces $2 Million In Funding For Further App Development Alongside Android Update  —  If you haven't tried out Fleksy Keyboard yet, there really isn't a better time to give it a shot …

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MCX forbids participating retailers from accepting any competing mobile payment products, will issue "steep" fine if contract broken (Mike Isaac/New York Times)

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 10:05pm

Mike Isaac / New York Times:
MCX forbids participating retailers from accepting any competing mobile payment products, will issue “steep” fine if contract broken  —  Apple Pay Runs Afoul of MCX, a Group With a Rival Product  —  One week after its debut, Apple's new mobile wallet is showing promise with consumers.

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Electronic Arts beats Q2 expectations, fueled by both console and digital sales (Tricia Duryee/GeekWire)

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 9:35pm

Tricia Duryee / GeekWire:
Electronic Arts beats Q2 expectations, fueled by both console and digital sales  —  Electronic Arts, the publisher of Titanfall and Plants vs. Zombies, reported earnings today that blew away Wall Street expectations.  The Redwood City, Calif.-based company reported a profit of 73 cents a share, beating estimates of 53 cents.

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OnePlus apologizes for pre-order problems, will offer another chance to order on November 17 (Chance Miller/9to5Google)

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 9:00pm

Chance Miller / 9to5Google:
OnePlus apologizes for pre-order problems, will offer another chance to order on November 17  —  After months and months of inconsistent availability and controversial marketing techniques, the OnePlus One finally went up for official pre-order yesterday.  As you'd expect however, the launch did not go as planned.

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WhatsApp's First Half Of 2014 Revenue Was $15M, Net Loss Of $232.5M Was Mostly Issuing Stock (Josh Constine/TechCrunch)

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 8:55pm

Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
WhatsApp's First Half Of 2014 Revenue Was $15M, Net Loss Of $232.5M Was Mostly Issuing Stock  —  Facebook disclosed financials of its $22 billion acquisition of WhatsApp for the first time today, and it looks like the 600 million user messaging app's revenue is still small.

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Verizon's tech news site SugarString won't let writers report on US spying or net neutrality (Patrick Howell O'Neill/The Daily Dot)

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 8:20pm

Patrick Howell O'Neill / The Daily Dot:
Verizon's tech news site SugarString won't let writers report on US spying or net neutrality  —  Verizon is launching a tech news site that bans stories on U.S. spying  —  Verizon is getting into the news business.  What could go wrong?  —  The most-valuable, second-richest telecommunications company …

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YouTube Introduces WatchMe For Android To Bring Live Broadcasting Capabilities To Apps (Sarah Perez/TechCrunch)

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 7:45pm

Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
YouTube Introduces WatchMe For Android To Bring Live Broadcasting Capabilities To Apps  —  YouTube is bringing its live broadcasting capabilities to the world of third-party app developers starting today with the launch of the new open source project called “YouTube WatchMe for Android.”

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Facebook warns of increased spending in 2015, expects costs to rise 55% to 75% (Alexei Oreskovic/Reuters)

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 7:40pm

Alexei Oreskovic / Reuters:
Facebook warns of increased spending in 2015, expects costs to rise 55% to 75%  —  Facebook warns of increased spending, shares fall  —  (Reuters) - Facebook Inc warned on Tuesday of a dramatic increase in spending in 2015 and projected a slowdown in revenue growth this quarter, slicing a tenth off its market value.

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Ex-eBay, Google payments exec Tilenius launches mobile health startup Vida (Cromwell Schubarth/Silicon Valley ...)

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 7:05pm

Cromwell Schubarth / Silicon Valley Business Journal:
Ex-eBay, Google payments exec Tilenius launches mobile health startup Vida  —  Stephanie Tilenius, who has spent much of her recent career in the payments and commerce business at Google, eBay and PayPal, is getting back to her roots in a way with her latest startup.

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