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November 23, 2016, 6:45 AM

Top News

Mike Isaac / New York Times:
Sources: Facebook has quietly built a tool to enable monitoring and suppression of posts based on location, to get back into China; Zuckerberg defended effort  —  SAN FRANCISCO — Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook's chief executive, has cultivated relationships with China's leaders, including President Xi Jinping.
S Prabhakaran / FactorDaily:
Ola unveils in-car system, Ola Play, to allow riders to stream via Apple and Sony, tweak settings like air conditioning, plans rollout to 50K cars by Mar. 2017  —  Ride hailing company Ola has launched Ola Play, an in-car system that lets users take control of features inside the car, like entertainment and air conditioning.
Jethro Mullen / CNNMoney:
Twitter briefly suspended CEO Jack Dorsey's account due to an “internal mistake”; reasons for the error are not clear  —  Twitter has been left red-faced after it briefly suspended its own CEO's account.  —  For a while late Tuesday, attempts to reach Jack Dorsey's profile produced …
Tom Warren / The Verge:
Report: Microsoft offers to allow rivals access to Outlook add-ins in bid to win EU approval of LinkedIn deal  —  Microsoft has reportedly offered concessions to the European Union to try and secure approval of its $26 billion acquisition of LinkedIn.  The Wall Street Journal reports …
Ken Yeung / VentureBeat:
Telegram launches Telegraph, a long-form publishing tool similar to Medium and Quip; no account is needed to publish posts  —  Telegram is branching beyond being a messaging app into something more well-rounded.  The company on Tuesday launched Telegraph, a publishing platform with striking similarities to Medium and Quip.
Mark Bergen / Bloomberg:
AppNexus, second to Google in the automated ad serving market, bans Breitbart News from using its network, citing several violations of its hate speech policy  —  AppNexus takes a stand as bigger rivals, Google and Facebook, face scrutiny over their handling of ‘fake news’
Kevin Unangst / Xbox Wire:
Oculus Rift will be able to stream Xbox One games via Windows 10 starting December 12  —  At Xbox, we're continuously exploring new ways for you to get the most out of your gaming experiences by providing the choice to play how you want, where you want and with whomever you want.

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