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September 11, 2016, 12:05 AM

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New York Times:
Sources: Apple has shuttered parts of its self-driving car project, laid off dozens of employees as it rethinks its strategy  —  SAN FRANCISCO — Apple is rethinking what it plans to do about self-driving cars, just as other big tech companies appear ready to plow ahead with competing efforts.
Julia Carrie Wong / Guardian:
In a front-page letter, Norway's largest newspaper criticizes Facebook for deleting iconic Vietnam war photo of nude “Napalm Girl”  —  Norway's largest newspaper published a front-page letter to the Facebook CEO lambasting the company's decision to censor a photograph of the Vietnam war
Peter Kafka / Recode:
Ina Fried / Recode:
US Consumer Product Safety Commission says it is working with Samsung to announce a formal Galaxy Note7 recall soon, urges consumers to stop using the phones  —  The Consumer Product Safety Commission says people should not use or charge the tablets, whose batteries have been linked to a fire risk.
BBC:
Andrew J . Hawkins / The Verge:
Ford buys shuttle startup Chariot, which operates 28 crowdsourced transit routes in the Bay Area, partners with Motivate to create bike-sharing program in SF  —  Ford, purveyors of Built Ford Tough Ford trucks, announced today it was doing more things designed to appeal to people …
Eugene Kim / Business Insider:
Source: Amazon plans to have up to 100 pop-up stores in US malls over next year, up from 16 today; effort is led by Amazon's head of devices and services  —  Amazon is aggressively expanding its presence in the real-world retail market, with a plan to open dozens of new pop-up stores …

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Microsoft:
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eero:
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IBM:
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The Top 100 Venture Capitalists  —  For a third consecutive year, we worked with The New York Times to develop a data-driven ranking of the world's best venture capital partners.  Here are the top 100.

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