Close of Business is a new video series that we're trying out. The idea is simple: at 5 p.m. (or thereabouts), we post a quick video summarizing the top three news stories of the day. Some of them we'll have written about; others will just be what people were talking about on the Internet.

Links to stories mentioned in this video:

Report: BP and Halliburton Knew Macondo Well Cement Might Be Unstable [The Atlantic]

Rumor: Samsung Will Announce Nexus Two November 8 [Android and Me]

Microsoft posts solid earnings [CNET]

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