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December 30, 2015, 1:15 PM

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Se Young Lee / Reuters:
LG Display, Samsung Display to supply OLED screens for iPhones - report  —  South Korea's LG Display Co Ltd and the panel-making unit of Samsung Electronics Co Ltd will supply organic light emitting diode (OLED) screens for Apple Inc's iPhones, the Electronic Times reported on Wednesday citing unnamed sources.
The Local:
Apple agrees to pay €318M in taxes to close the investigation into €1B of undeclared profits by its Italian subsidiary, tax office confirms  —  Apple to pay €318m in tax owed to Italy  —  US tech giant Apple has agreed to pay €318 million in tax owed to Italy's inland revenue …
Emil Protalinski / VentureBeat:
Google confirms next Android version will use Oracle's open-source OpenJDK for Java APIs  —  Google is replacing its implementation of the Java application programming interfaces (APIs) in Android with OpenJDK, the open source version of Oracle's Java Development Kit (JDK).
Jeremy Seth Davis / SC Magazine:
Flawed Chrome extension forcibly installed by AVG antivirus software could have exposed browsing history and other personal data of 9M+ users  —  AVG's Chrome extension exposes personal data of 9 million users  —  Google Project Zero researcher Tavis Ormandy discovered a vulnerability …
Pete Rizzo / CoinDesk:
Chain issues first private investor shares using Nasdaq Linq blockchain platform  —  Chain Issues Investor Shares on Nasdaq Blockchain Platform  —  Blockchain startup Chain has issued shares to a private investor using Nasdaq's recently launched private markets blockchain solution, Linq.
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: NSA continued to spy on some allies after Snowden leaks, also capturing communications with US lawmakers and Jewish groups  —  U.S. Spy Net on Israel Snares Congress  —  National Security Agency's targeting of Israeli leaders also swept up the content of private conversations with U.S. lawmakers
Ken Yeung / VentureBeat:
Sidecar, once an Uber and Lyft competitor, is shutting down on December 31  —  Sidecar has announced it's shutting down at the end of the year.  Company chief executive Sunil Paul explained in a Medium post (not the company's official blog, strangely) that the move was intended to help pave …
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Credit Karma acquires mobile notifications firm Snowball for engineering talent, will remove Snowball's Android app from Play Store, shutter service  —  Credit Karma Acquires Innovative Mobile Notifications Startup Snowball  —  Credit and finance management platform Credit Karma …
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