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November 30, 2016, 9:15 AM

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Paul Thurrott / Thurrott.com:
Office 365 adds collaboration features, including document activity notifications for Android and Windows 10 Mobile, and real-time co-authoring on PowerPoint  —  Microsoft has added new collaboration features to Office 365 this month.  Key among them are co-authoring capabilities in PowerPoint …
iFixit:
Microsoft Surface Studio teardown: 32-bit ARM chip, easy-to-open base, removable hard drive, but RAM, CPU, GPU are soldered to the board and can't be replaced  —  Tools Featured in this Teardown  —  Introduction  —  Good news, everyone!  Microsoft made their first desktop ever.
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Mozilla is working to patch a Firefox zero-day in the wild that is being used to unmask Tor users; vulnerability is similar to the one used by the FBI in 2013  —  Publicly released exploit works reliably against a wide range of Firefox versions.  —  There's a zero-day exploit in the wild that's …
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook launches Messenger-based platform for HTML5 games, played in message threads; 17 games available at launch, including Pac-Man, Space Invaders  —  Bored while you wait for someone to text back?  Now you can challenge friends for high scores on Facebook Messenger's new Instant Games …
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Yahoo quietly launches Yahoo Answers Now, an iOS app for its popular Q&A site  —  Yahoo has quietly launched a native mobile app for Yahoo Answers, one of the web's largest Q&A sites which attracts over 3.1 million U.S. monthly visitors.  The app, which was previously being tested under …
Sarah Buhr / TechCrunch:
Period tracking app Clue pulls in $20 million Series B from Nokia Growth Partners  —  Clue, an app built on machine learning to track a woman's monthly menstrual cycle, announced it has raised $20 million in Series B funding today.  —  The money comes from several investors with a focus …
David Shepardson / Reuters:
US auto regulator NHTSA details GM's semi-autonomous “Super Cruise” system that uses facial recognition tech to ensure driver is alert, raises safety concerns  —  General Motors Co's semi-autonomous “Super Cruise” system will allow drivers to take their hands off the steering wheel …
Mary Beth Quirk / Consumerist:
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signs law criminalizing resale of tickets obtained via bots  —  Perhaps you've been here before: you're waiting patiently, albeit a bit anxiously, for the moment when you can buy tickets to a concert or sporting event online.  But despite your best efforts …

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