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November 23, 2016, 12:45 PM

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Tom Warren / The Verge:
Microsoft brings its Solitaire Collection to Android and iOS for free today, with a $1.99/month ad-free option available  —  Microsoft is bringing its popular version of Solitaire to iOS and Android today.  While the game as existed on Windows for more than 25 years, the modern Solitaire Collection …
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.
Linda Sui / Strategy Analytics:
Strategy Analytics: smartphone profits hit $9B in Q3 2016, Apple captures 91% share of global profits, Huawei takes second place with 2.4%  —  According to the latest research from Strategy Analytics, global smartphone profits reached US$9 billion in total during the third quarter of 2016.
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 March 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 …
WABC:
Madison Square Garden Co. says credit card data of visitors to five venues may be compromised due to a breach that lasted from November 2015 to October 2016  —  Madison Square Garden disclosed Tuesday it was involved in a massive credit card breach at five of its venues in New York City that lasted almost a year.

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