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December 25, 2015, 2:50 PM

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Katie Benner / New York Times:
How employee stock took the biggest hit when Good Technology, once valued at $1.1B, passed on a $825M offer and later sold to BlackBerry for $425M  —  When a Unicorn Start-Up Stumbles, Its Employees Get Hurt  —  On Sept. 4, employees of Good Technology, a mobile security start-up in Sunnyvale …
Hyatt Newsroom:
Hyatt notifies customers it found malware on its payment processing systems  —  Hyatt Notifies Customers Of Malware Activity  —  CUSTOMERS ENCOURAGED TO REVIEW PAYMENT CARD ACCOUNT STATEMENTS CLOSELY  —  Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today announced that it recently identified malware …
BostonGlobe.com:
DraftKings and FanDuel sue to keep operating in Illinois  —  Fantasy sports companies including Boston's DraftKings Inc. went to court in Illinois on Thursday in a bid to keep operating there after the state's attorney general said their cash-prize games were illegal.
Daniel Cooper / Engadget:
Fujitsu spins out its PC and mobile divisions  —  Much in the same way that Sony got rid of its PC division last year, Fujitsu has announced that it'll do the same in 2016.  The outfit's leadership has revealed that its laptop and desktop firm will be spun out into a new wholly owned subsidiary …
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Twilio has filed confidentially for an IPO; Okta and Coupa are interviewing potential underwriters  —  Nutanix, Okta, Twilio and Coupa Ready 2016 IPOs  —  Startups valued at more than $1 billion herald rebound in tech IPOs after a slow year  —  Four technology startups …
More: Seeking Alpha and VentureBeatTweets: @wsjd
Rolfe Winkler / Wall Street Journal:
Sources: mobile payments startup Jumio restates 2013 and 2014 financial results, offers warrants to investors to avoid lawsuits  —  Jumio Restates Financial Results for 2013 and 2014  —  Investors in Jumio are getting a lump of coal in their stocking this Christmas.
Asif S. / SamMobile:
Samsung announces the Galaxy A9 with 6-inch 1080p display, 4,000 mAh battery, 13 mpx camera with OIS, available in China later this month  —  Samsung announces the Galaxy A9 with a 4,000 mAh battery  —  As we reported earlier today, Samsung has announced the Galaxy A9 in China today during its Galaxy A Party 2016 event.

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