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November 1, 2016, 11:10 AM

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Emil Protalinski / VentureBeat:
Google discloses actively exploited Windows vulnerability just 10 days after reporting it to Microsoft  —  Google today shared details about a security flaw in Windows, just 10 days after disclosing it to Microsoft on October 21.  To make matters worse, Google says it is aware …
Kori Schulman / The White House:
New president to get @POTUS on Twitter, White House on Facebook and Instagram, with clean timelines; Obama's accounts will be archived and accessible to public  —  Summary: Take a look at how we plan to preserve and pass on the digital history of the Obama administration.
Eric Newcomer / Bloomberg:
Study co-authored by MIT professor finds Uber drivers in Boston canceled rides for men with black-sounding names more than twice as often as for other men  —  Drivers for Uber Technologies Inc. in Boston canceled rides for men with black-sounding names more than twice as often as for other men.
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Google doling out $50 Play Store credits due to Pixel shipping delays  —  Google's new Pixel-branded smartphones have proven to be a little too popular.  Already, Google statedthat pre-order demands had exceeded the company's expectations, and now the company is trying to make up for shipping delays …
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica UK:
Hacking group Shadow Brokers share what they allege to be hundreds of orgs hacked by NSA with IP addresses of the compromised devices in a post on Medium  —  Shadow Brokers—the name used by a person or group that created seismic waves in August when it published some of the National Security Agency's …

Sponsor Posts

Microsoft:
Winning hackathon project now helping millions read and write  —  Teacher Merlyne Graves used to spend hours recording for her students who struggled with reading.  Not any more.
IBM:
IBM will give $200,000 to a team that can come up with a solution for natural disaster preparedness  —  Call for Code, The initiative for developers to use their mastery of the latest technologies, to build solutions that can change the world.
eero:
Another day, another cyber security threat. eero keeps your network protected.  —  VPNFilter is the latest router-based malware and is estimated to affect over 500,000 consumer routers.
Zoho:
At Zoho Recruit, We Take Workflows very Personnel-ly  —  Here's the thing about workflows.  They are very difficult to understand until you actually start working with them.  —  But, for recruiters …

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