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January 10, 2017, 8:45 AM

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Alexei Oreskovic / Business Insider:
SEC filing: Marissa Mayer, Yahoo co-founder David Filo, and four others to leave Yahoo board after Verizon sale; remaining business to be renamed Altaba Inc.  —  Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is resigning from company's board of directors, Yahoo announced in a filing with the SEC on Monday.
Dona Sarkar / Windows Blog:
Microsoft debuts latest Windows 10 preview; new features include lower blue light settings for night usage, tile folders, Edge web payments, and tab preview bar  —  Hello Windows Insiders!  —  Today we are excited to be releasing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 15002 for PC to Windows Insiders in the Fast ring.
Robert Scoble / Facebook:
Source at Zeiss says Apple and Carl Zeiss AG are working on AR, mixed reality glasses that may be announced this year  —  Exclusive news: Apple and Zeiss working together on augmented reality optics.  —  For the nerds who were at CES and not paying attention to all my posts.
Paul Sandle / Reuters:
Snapchat to make London its international HQ, will book sales in countries where it has no local presence in UK, will not route them through lower tax regimes  —  Messaging app Snapchat said it would make London the home of its international operations, delivering another vote of confidence …
Alex Konrad / Forbes:
Atlassian acquires popular team productivity app Trello for $425M, with $360M in cash and remainder in stock, in its largest acquisition to date  —  Australian software maker Atlassian has taken one of the leading independent players in collaboration software off the board as it looks …
Steven Levy / Backchannel:
Phil Schiller reflects on iPhone's launch, the debate around opening it up with the App Store, the importance of iPod in reaching non-Apple customers, more  —  A reporter there for the creation gets Apple's exclusive take on the “Jesus Phone"'s 10th birthday.  —  Why do a phone?
Peter Kafka / Recode:
Sources: Facebook to start testing mid-roll video ad format and, like YouTube, share 55% of the revenue with video publishers  —  Mark Zuckerberg has been building a video empire.  Time to turn it into a business.  —  Facebook wants to show more ads to people who watch its videos …
Tom Korosec / Bloomberg:
Trial in $2B ZeniMax lawsuit against Oculus over intellectual property in Rift began on Monday in Dallas  —  ZeniMax alleges Facebook acquisition Oculus stole technology  —  Zuckerberg may testify in $2 billion Dallas trial over goggles  —  Facebook Inc. bet early on virtual reality …

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