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November 9, 2016, 3:15 PM

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Jonathan Shieber / TechCrunch:
A look at how Donald Trump's nascent policy platform on tech-related issues, such as immigration, trade, and cybersecurity will affect Silicon Valley  —  Donald J. Trump is now the President-elect of the United States after one of the most surreal and unlikely campaign victories in American history.
Biz Carson / Business Insider:
Peter Thiel praises Trump's win, saying he has an “awesomely difficult task” which requires “all hands on deck”  —  Silicon Valley's best-known Donald Trump supporter has issued a statement on the Republican presidential nominee's historic win.
Max Read / New York Magazine:
Facebook's massive reach, abundance of emotionally charged fake viral stories, and lack of traditional gatekeepers helped Donald Trump win  —  A close and — to pundits, journalists, and Democrats — unexpected victory like Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's is always overdetermined …
Luke Graham / CNBC:
Bitcoin price rises by over 3% on safe-haven demand in reaction to uncertainty after Trump victory  —  Donald Trump's historic victory in the U.S. presidential elections has pushed up prices for the digital currency bitcoin.  —  As the results for the election began to trickle in …
Chris Welch / The Verge:
GoPro recalls all 2,500 Karma drones sold, offers full refund, says some units lose power during operation; stock drops 5% in trading  —  The $799 drone can randomly lose power during operation  —  As most of the world focuses on the US presidential election, GoPro just announced a recall of its first-ever drone, the $799 Karma.
Brooke Heinichen / Google Online Security Blog:
Google to classify sites that switch between compliant and policy-violating behavior as Repeat Offenders, will display harmful site warning for 30+ days  —  Since 2005, Safe Browsing has been protecting users from harm on the Internet, and has evolved over the years to adapt to the changing nature of threats and user harm.
Mark Bergen / Bloomberg:
Sources: Alphabet's Project Wing nixed a Starbucks partnership and froze hiring, asking some team members to look for other jobs within the company  —  Project Wing, born inside the Google X research lab, is the latest Alphabet project to be target of financial restraint.

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