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Recode Daily: Snapchat wants to pay publishers a flat fee while it keeps all ad revenue

It’s the same model that TV networks use when they buy programming.

Evan Spiegel
Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel
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Snapchat is changing the terms it offers media partners, proposing that they take a flat license fee up front instead of sharing in ad revenue. Reaction so far is mixed. — [Recode]

Amazon's new Music Unlimited service has its first exclusive: Garth Brooks, one of the last big streaming holdouts until now. — [Recode]

Apple will introduce long-awaited updates to its Mac lineup at an Oct. 27 event. One rumored refresh: A new MacBook Pro with a row of customizable touchscreen keys. — [Recode]

Yahoo posted mixed Q3 results, falling short of revenue forecasts but beating on earnings, thanks to cost-cutting, not any improvement in its core businesses. Still no new information about its massive email hack. — [Recode]

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump will debate one last time tonight at 9 pm ET, and once again you have plenty of viewing options on TV and the web. — [Recode]

On the latest episode of Recode Decode, hosted by Kara Swisher, U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker explains why ending the government's role in overseeing the internet's domain name system is a good thing. — [Recode]

Recode's Code Commerce event is next Tuesday, Oct. 25, during the Money20/20 conference in Las Vegas, so this is your last chance to register to hear from Stripe President John Collison, Facebook commerce chief Mary Ku and star e-commerce investor Kirsten Green. — [Recode]

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