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By BRIAN X. CHEN Apple’s full-size iPad, recently renamed the iPad Air, will be available in stores on Friday. But the release date for the iPad Mini remains somewhat of a mystery. Published: October 30, 2013 at 12:00AM from NYT Technology http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/10/30/signs-point-to-coming-scarcity-of-ipad-minis/ via IFTTT

By VINDU GOEL The social network’s third-quarter results topped Wall Street expectations as revenue increased 60 percent from the same period a year ago. Published: October 31, 2013 at 12:00AM from NYT Technology http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/31/technology/rising-mobile-ad-sales-propel-facebook-profit.html via IFTTT

By NICK WINGFIELD Take-Two Interactive Software, the games publisher behind Grand Theft Auto V, had to delay its recognition of sales from the blockbuster title because of accounting rules. Published: October 29, 2013 at 12:00AM from NYT Technology http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/10/29/delayed-gratification-for-maker-of-grand-theft-auto/ via IFTTT

The National Security Agency has secretly broken into the main communications links that connect Yahoo and Google data centers around the world, according to documents obtained from former NSA contractor Edward Snowden and interviews with knowledgeable officials. via Pocket http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/nsa-infiltrates-links-to-yahoo-google-data-centers-worldwide-snowden-documents-say/2013/10/30/e51d661e-4166-11e3-8b74-d89d714ca4dd_story.html

The smartwatch buzz — if you could call it that — began picking up steam when it was rumored that Apple was looking to pioneer that specific genre of wearable computers. via Pocket http://www.geek.com/mobile/wrist-wars-samsung-galaxy-gear-vs-qualcomm-toq-vs-sony-smartwatch-2-1569566/

Here’s a scary statistic: In 2007, 87 percent of households in the U.S. used air conditioning, compared to just 11 percent of households in Brazil and a mere 2 percent in India. via Pocket http://www.wired.com/design/2013/10/an-ingenious-wristband-that-keeps-your-body-at-the-perfect-temperature-no-ac-required/

Google has injected a few fun Easter eggs into its search for Halloween including facts about what witches eat and how to defeat the Grim Reaper. via Pocket http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2013/oct/30/google-halloween-easter-eggs-knowledge-graph-search

Amazon Wants To Do Good With Its Goods, Launches 'AmazonSmile' Charity Donation Program http://t.co/t1BwyeGKJB by @chrisvelazco — TechCrunch (@TechCrunch) October 30, 2013 from http://twitter.com/TechCrunch via IFTTT

Hate Twitter's new "Image Preview" update? Here's how you can turn it off http://t.co/CFtZYNmob0 — Business Insider (@businessinsider) October 30, 2013 from http://twitter.com/businessinsider via IFTTT

Whether you hate it or love it, Samsung has pretty much single-handedly grown Android by an immense amount over the last couple of years. via Pocket http://www.droid-life.com/2013/10/29/samsung-shipped-130-1-million-phones-last-quarter-beat-apple-lg-and-nokia-combined/