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November 13, 2014, 6:15 PM

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Erin Egan / Facebook:
Facebook proposes changes to its terms, data and cookies policies; releases interactive privacy guides; lets users opt out of certain ads on all devices  —  Updating our Terms and Policies: Helping You Understand How Facebook Works and How to Control Your Information
Reed Albergotti / Wall Street Journal:
Facebook makes new privacy policy 70% shorter, includes interactive Privacy Basics tutorials  —  Facebook Gives Its Privacy Policy a Makeover  —  Facebook simplified and shortened by two-thirds its description of how it uses data, responding to concerns that users didn't understand its policies.
Mike Isaac / New York Times:
Reddit CEO Yishan Wong resigns, Ellen Pao to be interim CEO, Alexis Ohanian back full time as executive chairman  —  Reddit Chief Executive Resigns as Company Shuffles Top Ranks  —  Reddit, the popular online community message board, wants to grow up into a viable business.
Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:
Amazon Announces EC2 Container Service For Managing Docker Containers On AWS  —  At its re:invent developer conference in Las Vegas, Amazon today announced its first Docker-centric product: the EC2 Container Service for managing Docker containers on its cloud computing platform.
Myles Udland / Business Insider:
S&P assigns junk rating to Twitter's debt, as 5% stock slide erases most of Thursday's gains  —  Twitter Is Junk, Says S&P  —  Twitter shares are down more than 5% in afternoon trade on Thursday, giving up almost all of their gains from yesterday, after the company received a “junk” rating from credit agency S&P.
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Peter Kafka / Re/code:
MPAA launches WhereToWatch site, listing legal movie and TV streams in continued fight against piracy  —  Here's Another Movie and TV Search Site.  This One's From Hollywood.  —  There are so many places to find movies and TV shows.  They're on TV!  They're on the Internet!
Bloomberg:
Amazon: ARM Chipmakers Aren't Matching Intel's Innovation  —  Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN), which operates some of the world's largest data centers, said makers of chips that use ARM Holdings Plc (ARM)'s technology aren't keeping up with Intel Corp. (INTC)'s pace of innovation.
Dustin Volz / National Journal:
Harry Reid Moves For Senate Vote on NSA Reform  —  The Senate Majority Leader is hoping to move the bulk data collection bill before his party returns to the minority.  —  “That sunset could very easily touch off an ugly intra-party battle among both Democrats and Republicans,” said Harley Geiger …

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