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November 25, 2014, 12:30 PM

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Mike Sall / Medium:
Medium open-sources Charted, a free data visualization tool  —  Introducing Charted  —  A new way to share data  —  A year ago, the Product Science team at Medium created the first version of Charted, an internal tool to help us easily share charts.  It has since become indispensable …
More: The Next Web and Gigaom
Chris O'Brien / VentureBeat:
Uber removed blog post from data science team that examined link between prostitution and rides  —  Earlier today, Gina Neff, an associate professor of communication at the University of Washington and the School of Public Policy at Central European University in Budapest, noticed something missing from Uber's Data Blog.
More: Beyond Search and SlashGearTweets: @ginasueThanks:@obrien
Gregg Kilday / Hollywood Reporter:
Universal Picks Up Steve Jobs Movie  —  Danny Boyle is set to direct the feature, written by Aaron Sorkin  —  Less than a week after Sony Pictures put the high-profile Steve Jobs movie into turnaround, Universal Pictures has stepped up and adopted the project.
Charlie / GreatFire.org:
BBC and GreatFire.org partner to deliver uncensored information into China  —  We are delighted to announce that GreatFire.org is now delivering uncensored, Chinese-language information from the BBC to Chinese netizens behind the great firewall.  —  The BBC's Chinese language news website was blocked in China shortly after its launch.
More: BetaNews and GigaomTweets: @greatfirechina
Jon Brodkin / Ars Technica:
T-Mobile forced to stop hiding slow speeds from throttled customers  —  When T-Mobile US customers exceed their monthly data caps, they aren't cut off from the Internet entirely.  Instead, T-Mobile throttles their connections to 128Kbps or 64Kbps, depending on which plan they have, for the rest of the month.

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Microsoft:
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eero:
eero data report  —  Read about trends in connected device adoption, usage patterns and behaviors from 10 major metropolitan areas.
Intercom:
From signed up to satisfied  —  Getting new users is easy; keeping them is hard.  Join Intercom co-founder Des Traynor as he explains how to bridge the gap between a company's initial traction and sustained success.
Zoho:
Introducing Zoho ShowTime's Open Mic: Let your learners have their say!  —  Traditional classroom training has always enjoyed one significant advantage over virtual training - the personal touch.
Worldpay:
Join us at the Web Executive Forum on Nov 8th  —  We're moderating an awesome panel on the future of web payments.  See the full event agenda and register here.
 

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