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Co-founder of Pirate Bay flie-sharing website Gottfrid Svartholm Warg found guilty on hacking charges, sentenced to 3-and-a-half years in prison by Danish court - @THR

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GoPro stock rallies 17% in premarket trading after 3rd-quarter results late Thursday - @MarketsTicker

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Samsung unveils 2 new all-metal Galaxy smartphones aimed at young audience - @engadget

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Sony reports $1.24 billion group net loss for July to Sept.; expects fiscal year loss of $2.1 billion - @CNBCWorld

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South Korea

South Korea's 2nd largest mobile carrier, KT Corp., says its net profit sank 45.7% in the 3rd quarter from a year earlier - @YonhapNews



Andy Rubin, head of Google's robotics division and co-founder of its Android mobile business to leave Google, company confirms - @ibnlive

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Virginia, US

Virginia judge rules police can force defendants to unlock their smartphone with their fingerprint, but can't force them to unlock it with a passcode - @nycjim

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Twitter's product chief Daniel Graf has been demoted; Twitter's current head of revenue products will take Graf's role - @CNBCSocial

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Groupon reports earnings per share of 3 cents versus estimates of 1 cent - @BloombergTV



GoPro reports earnings of 12 cents versus 8 cents estimate; revenues of $280 million versus $266 million estimate - @CNBCnow


Tim Cook

Human Rights Campaign applauds Apple CEO Tim Cook's essay coming out publicly as a 'courageous step forward' - @SAI

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Tim Cook

More: In @BW essay, Apple CEO Tim Cook writes: 'Being gay has given me a deeper understanding of what it means to be in the minority and provided a window into the challenges that people in other minority groups deal with every day. It's made me more empathetic, which has led to a richer life'

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Tim Cook

Apple CEO Tim Cook in @BW: 'I'm proud to be gay, and I consider being gay among the greatest gifts God has given me'

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Chinese search engine Baidu Inc. quarterly profit rises 27% as mobile operation grows - @AP



Samsung posts 48.8% drop in 3rd Quarter net profit - @AFP

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Report: Twitter planning to reorganize engineering department, 2 managers to resign, source tells @CNBC

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Taxi app controversies 2014

Judge denies temporary restraining order against Uber from operating in Las Vegas - @vegasbreaking

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Steve Ballmer, at the WSJD Live conference: 'I have no plans to sell Microsoft stock - @GregBensinger

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Cape Canaveral, FL, US

Photo: A GPS navigation satellite is successfully launched from Cape Canaveral, Fla. - @SpaceflightNow

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Twitter and IBM forge partnership that will let enterprises access Twitter data for use in business decision-making - @twitter

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