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November 10, 2016, 8:20 AM

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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 …
Los Angeles Times:
Silicon Valley, which was at its most politically vocal before the election, reacts with disbelief, anger, and frustration at Trump's win  —  It was an industry that united against Donald Trump, with dozens of executives penning open letters against the Republican candidate …
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 U.S. Apple employees Wednesday evening calling …
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.
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.
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 …
Biz Carson / Business Insider:
Mike Isaac / New York Times:
Twitter COO Adam Bain is leaving the company; CFO Anthony Noto to become COO as company searches for new CFO  —  SAN FRANCISCO — For many months, Twitter has been trying to reshape itself as a growing social media service.  That attempt now includes reshaping the company's top ranks.
Tom Warren / The Verge:
Microsoft tests on-screen trackpad aimed at tablet users in latest Windows 10 Build  —  Microsoft unveiled its Creators Update for Windows 10 last month, alongside a number of new features that are expected to arrive in March.  While Microsoft didn't detail every single new feature …
Stephen Shankland / CNET:
Adobe updates Lightroom for Android with full RAW support; mobile app free, $10+/month to edit and sync between mobile and PC  —  A new feature, the ability to edit raw photos, makes tablets and phones a more powerful option for Adobe's software for editing and cataloging photos.  —  Enlarge Image
Kara Swisher / Recode:
Sources: Nasty Gal prepares to file for bankruptcy, and founder Sophia Amoruso is resigning as executive chairwoman  —  Founder Sophia Amoruso will also resign as executive chairwoman of the online clothing retailer.  —  According to sources close to the situation, Nasty Gal is preparing …
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