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November 10, 2016, 1:55 PM

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John Paczkowski / BuzzFeed:
Tim Cook in email to employees after election says “the only way to move forward is to move forward together”, adding “we celebrate the diversity of our team”  —  Apple CEO Tim Cook broadcast an all-hands memo to US Apple employees Wednesday evening calling for unity amid …
Brad Smith / The Official Microsoft Blog:
Microsoft says it will work with the new administration to promote inclusive economic growth and strike a balance that protects privacy and public safety  —  Like so many people across the country, we woke up in Redmond, Washington this morning thinking about yesterday's election.
Shelby Carpenter / Forbes:
A Trump presidency may challenge or weaken net neutrality and roll back or undermine FCC's Open Internet Order as well as the privacy rules passed in October  —  Things are going to change a lot under the Trump presidency-not least because he will have the full force of the Senate and the House of Representatives behind him.
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
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 …
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Snap to sell Spectacles through “Snapbot” vending machines in different locations for one day; sources say Snap will likely only sell a few thousand this fall  —  You can buy Spectacles — just not online or in a store.  —  Snap is selling its new futuristic …
Fitz Tepper / TechCrunch:
Instagram will now let creators add URL links, tag friends, and create Boomerangs in Stories  —  Instagram is adding three new features to Stories in what they are calling the biggest update to Stories since its launch.  —  Starting today the company will let creators add URL links …
Dana Wollman / Engadget:
Surface Book i7 review: fast performance, great battery life, gorgeous screen, comfortable keyboard, but heavier than last year's model and expensive  —  Last year, when Microsoft introduced its first-ever laptop, the Surface Book, the company proclaimed that this was the “ultimate laptop.”
Farhad Manjoo / New York Times:
Some leaders consider whether Donald Trump's victory showed that Silicon Valley has failed to recognize the social and economic anxieties of many voters  —  Silicon Valley's luminaries woke up Wednesday morning to a darkened new global order, one that the ceaseless optimism …
Sheera Frenkel / BuzzFeed:
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Adi Robertson / The Verge:
Google Daydream View review: the best mobile VR headset yet thanks to its ergonomic design and versatile controller, but it only works with Google Pixel for now  —  My VR daily driver  —  Nearly a year ago, I wrote about a then-new product called the Samsung Gear VR …
Jennifer Baker / Ars Technica:
Google rejects EU antitrust allegations, arguing that Android has expanded competition, Microsoft and Apple also preload apps and favor their own services  —  Search giant faces $7.4 billion fine if found to have blocked competitors in the market.  —  Google—as expected …
Jordan Novet / VentureBeat:
PayPal for iOS now lets you send and request money through Siri in 30 countries  —  Publicly traded online payment company PayPal today is announcing that its app for devices running iOS 10 now lets users tell the built-in Siri virtual assistant to send or ask other people for money through PayPal.

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