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November 23, 2016, 6:30 PM

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J. Alex Halderman / Medium:
UMich security expert says Clinton should petition for recount in PA, MI, WI given the insecurity of voting machines and sophistication of state-sponsored hacks  —  You may have read at NYMag that I've been in discussions with the Clinton campaign about whether it might wish to seek recounts in critical states.
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
Expert says election results should be audited to ease lingering doubts about voting systems  —  After an election marred by hacker intrusions that breached the Democratic National Committee and the email account of one of Hillary Clinton's top staffers, Americans are all too ready to believe …
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 …
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Google and its TV and speaker hardware partners are phasing out Google Cast branding in favor of “Chromecast built-in”  —  Innovating in the internet-connected TV space is hard.  Finding the right way to market this technology to consumers may, however, be even harder.
Linda Sui / Strategy Analytics:
Strategy Analytics: smartphone profits hit $9B in Q3 2016 as Apple captures 91% share of global profits and 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”  —  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 an error message saying it had been suspended.

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