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November 21, 2016, 10:50 AM

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Mark Gurman / Bloomberg:
Sources: Apple abandons development of wireless routers, disbands its router division, and reassigns engineers  —  Apple disbands its router division, reassigns engineers  —  Apple Inc. has disbanded its division that develops wireless routers, another move to try to sharpen the company's focus …
Jake Smith / ZDNet:
Symantec has agreed to acquire ID theft protection service LifeLock for $2.3B  —  Acquisition forms “world's largest digital safety platform for consumers and families.”  —  Symantec on Sunday agreed to acquire LifeLock, a consumer identity-theft protect service, for $2.3 billion to form the …
Mark Wilson / Co.Design:
The buggy $1,495 June Intelligent Oven is all that's wrong with Silicon Valley design: automated yet distracting, boastful yet mediocre, confident yet wrong  —  Automated yet distracting.  Boastful yet mediocre.  Confident yet wrong.  —  I slide a piece of salmon into the June, one of the most advanced ovens ever built.
Larry Dignan / ZDNet:
Macom buys Applied Micro for $770M to combine its analog processors with connectivity chips for data centers, plans to sell Applied Micro's ARM server chip unit  —  Macom is buying Applied Micro so it can provide a set of connectivity processors from switches to fiber in the network.
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Julie Bort / Business Insider:
Programmers share stories about being asked to write code for illegal or unethical purposes and ponder the need for self-regulation  —  Earlier this week, a post written by programmer and teacher Bill Sourour went viral.  It's called “Code I'm Still Ashamed Of.”
Cherlynn Low / Engadget:
LeEco Le Pro3 review: good build, battery life, and performance, but cameras perform poorly in low light, custom UI skin hinders usability, no headphone jack  —  LeEco is a name you've probably never heard of, but the Chinese electronics company has been popping up everywhere over the past year.
Lauren Goode / The Verge:
Hands-on with Intel's Project Alloy “merged reality” headset prototype; Intel says a new version with upgraded internals and camera is coming in 2017  —  Stranger than fiction  —  In August of this year, Intel chief executive Brian Krzanich appeared onstage during …

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