Fast Company: The California-based company "quietly" opened an engineering office in Seattle.
BBC: A new study found that long-term shift work has an aging effect on the brain.
WSJ: The Korean auto makers agreed to pay a combined penalty of $300 million for overstating fuel-economy claims.
CNN: The 29-year-old diagnosed with terminal brain cancer took medication to end her life under Oregon's "Death with Dignity Act."
Bloomberg Businessweek: The company laid off 638 employees in the Puget Sound area.
Forbes: The Chinese electronics manufacturer is looking to raise funding that could value the company at more than $40 billion.
NYT: The nation's economic output rose at a 3.5% annual rate.
BBC: Apple's chief executive Tim Cook publicly acknowledged his sexuality in a Bloomberg Businessweek article.
WSJ: The social network's revenue rose 59% in Q3.
Bloomberg: Apple's mobile payment technology has encountered problems after CVS Health Corp. and Rite Aid Corp. disabled the service in their drugstores.
WSJ: The online video website is working on a paid, ad-free subscription business model in addition to its existing ad-based platform.
CNNMoney: The fast food restaurant's app will allow customers to skip waiting in line.
NYT: The world's top-selling automaker reported sales of 7.615 million vehicles, up 3% from last year.