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December 10, 2016, 5:45 AM

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David E. Sanger / New York Times:
Sources: Russia hacked Republican National Committee's systems too but didn't release data, US intelligence agencies have concluded with “high confidence”  —  Washington — President Obama has ordered American intelligence agencies to produce a full report on Russian efforts …
Jeff Mason / Reuters:
Obama orders US intelligence agencies to conduct a full review of cyber attacks in the 2016 election and deliver a report before he leaves office  —  U.S. President Barack Obama has ordered intelligence agencies to review cyber attacks and foreign intervention into the 2016 election and deliver …
Karoun Demirjian / Washington Post:
Leading Senate Republicans are preparing to launch a wide-ranging probe into Russia's alleged meddling in the US elections, despite Trump's opposition  —  Leading Senate Republicans are preparing to launch a coordinated and wide-ranging probe into Russia's alleged meddling in the U.S. elections …
George Koroneos / Verizon Fios & Custom TV:
Verizon says it will not push Samsung's Galaxy Note7 disabling update to customers  —  Comments in this article can be attributed to Jeffrey Nelson, Vice President, Global Corporate Communications, Verizon  —  In October, Samsung announced a voluntary recall of the Samsung Galaxy Note7 …
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Samsung says next update will stop US Galaxy Note7s from charging starting December 19  —  Update will be released December 19th and rolled out within 30 days  —  Samsung will render remaining Galaxy Note 7s in the United States useless and inoperable with its next and final update for the recalled smartphone.
Tim Peterson / Marketing Land:
Facebook discloses more engagement measurement errors; some of the faulty stats were used by The New York Times and BuzzFeed in their stories about fake news  —  Facebook misreported engagement numbers for links and live videos and is refining the ad reach estimates it shows advertisers.
Jon Brodkin / Ars Technica:
Nearly 3M AT&T customers will receive $88M in credits and refunds for mobile cramming fees, following 2014 settlement with FTC  —  2014 cramming settlement finally gives money back to nearly 3 million customers.  —  Current and former AT&T customers will get refunds …
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Microsoft researchers share predictions for 2017 and 2027  —  17 women from Microsoft's global research organization on what's likely to occur in their fields.
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Charlie Warzel / BuzzFeed:
Trump's denunciation of individuals on Twitter, which often leads to harassment by his followers, tests the limits of Twitter's rules against incitement  —  Last night President-elect Donald Trump used his Twitter account to criticize Chuck Jones, an Indiana union organizer who has been sharply critical …
Johana Bhuiyan / Recode:
Michigan just became the first state to pass comprehensive self-driving regulations  —  Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder signed four bills that regulate the testing, development and eventually the sale of self-driving cars.  —  Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder signed four bills into law on Friday …
Tim Moynihan / Wired:
How devices like Echo and Home record your voice and why, what they do with the data, and how to scrub those recordings  —  If you got an Amazon Echo or Google Home voice assistant, welcome to a life of luxurious convenience.  You'll be asking for the weather, the news …
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Notebook, among Best Apps of 2016 in Apple's App Store  —  Five months in, Notebook has become a beautiful place to take notes for hundreds of thousands of users worldwide.  The app has evolved significantly since our launch …
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Announcing Alexa Skills - manage your eero WiFi system with your voice  —  And as always: new eero updates are available to all eero owners.
 

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