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December 10, 2016, 10:15 PM

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David E. Sanger / New York Times:
Sources: Russia hacked Republican National Committee's systems too but didn't release data, US intelligence agencies have concluded with “high confidence”  —  Washington — President Obama has ordered American intelligence agencies to produce a full report on Russian efforts …
Jeff Mason / Reuters:
Obama orders US intelligence agencies to conduct a full review of cyber attacks in the 2016 election and deliver a report before he leaves office  —  U.S. President Barack Obama has ordered intelligence agencies to review cyber attacks and foreign intervention into the 2016 election and deliver …
Karoun Demirjian / Washington Post:
George Koroneos / Verizon Fios & Custom TV:
Verizon says it will not push Samsung's Galaxy Note7 disabling update to customers  —  Comments in this article can be attributed to Jeffrey Nelson, Vice President, Global Corporate Communications, Verizon  —  In October, Samsung announced a voluntary recall of the Samsung Galaxy Note7 …
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Samsung says next update will stop US Galaxy Note7s from charging starting December 19  —  Update will be released December 19th and rolled out within 30 days  —  Samsung will render remaining Galaxy Note 7s in the United States useless and inoperable with its next and final update for the recalled smartphone.
Kara Swisher / Recode:
Sources: Tim Cook, Larry Page, Satya Nadella, Sheryl Sandberg, plus CEOs of Cisco, IBM, Intel, and Oracle to attend Trump's tech summit in NY; Bezos may attend  —  The gathering will take place Wednesday in New York  —  Alphabet CEO Larry Page, Apple CEO Tim Cook and Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg …
Kara Swisher / Recode:
Google's former car guru Chris Urmson is working on his own self-driving company  —  The most high-profile autonomous vehicle engineer seems ready to return to the stage.  —  When Chris Urmson announced he was leaving Google X's self-driving car project, he wrote: “If I can find another project …
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Ben Sisario / New York Times:
US Congress passes bill seeking to ban ticket-scalping bots by making it illegal to circumvent the security measures of ticketing websites  —  With public attention focused on the scourge of online ticket scalping, Congress has passed a bill outlawing bots, or computer programs that let users scoop …
Jon Brodkin / Ars Technica:
Nearly 3M AT&T customers will receive $88M in credits and refunds for mobile cramming fees, following 2014 settlement with FTC  —  2014 cramming settlement finally gives money back to nearly 3 million customers.  —  Current and former AT&T customers will get refunds …
Johana Bhuiyan / Recode:
Michigan just became the first state to pass comprehensive self-driving regulations  —  Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder signed four bills that regulate the testing, development and eventually the sale of self-driving cars.  —  Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder signed four bills into law on Friday …

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