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December 11, 2016, 5:25 PM

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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 …
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 …
Karoun Demirjian / Washington Post:
Johana Bhuiyan / Recode:
Google's self-driving car team is hiring executives as it prepares to spin out from Alphabet's X  —  The company also expects “significant growth in both team size and geographical footprint” as it graduates from Alphabet's moonshot shop.  —  Google's self-driving project …
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 …
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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