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November 10, 2016, 11:50 AM

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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 U.S. Apple employees Wednesday evening calling …
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 …
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.
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.
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 …
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Adi Robertson / The Verge:
Google Daydream View review: the best headset with an ergonomic design, versatile and convenient controller, but only compatible with Google Pixel at launch  —  My VR daily driver  —  Nearly a year ago, I wrote about a then-new product called the Samsung Gear VR — a mobile phone-powered headset …
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.”
Alex Heath / Business Insider:
Snapchat will sell its Spectacles through pop-up vending machines called Snapbots that appear in “surprising” locations for one day only  —  Snapchat parent company Snap Inc. has revealed how it will sell its camera-equipped, $130 Spectacles glasses: through pop …
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.
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.
Hannah Kuchler / Financial Times:
Yahoo admits some employees knew of massive hack in 2014, launches an investigation into the scope of the knowledge within the company at that time  —  Yahoo has admitted that at least some staff knew that a state-sponsored hacker had accessed its network shortly after an attack took place two years ago …

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