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January 19, 2017, 2:30 PM

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Darrell Etherington / TechCrunch:
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration closes investigation into June 2016 Tesla crash, clearing Autopilot of any fault and praising its safety features  —  The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has released its full findings following the investigation …
Foo Yun Chee / Reuters:
EU says Amazon's Audible subsidiary and Apple will scrap all exclusivity obligations in supply and distribution of audiobooks  —  A decision by Amazon and Apple to scrap all exclusivity obligations in the supply and distribution of audiobooks will likely boost competition, EU antitrust regulators said on Thursday.
Steven Levy / Backchannel:
Obama's tech teams are optimistic publicly but quietly fear for their programs' future after Trump inauguration; Matt Cutts in line to be interim head of USDS  —  The While House imported Silicon Valley's best to transform government.  Will Trump undo it all?
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
LinkedIn unveils new desktop site with simpler, app-like look, pop-up messaging window with chatbots, and updated universal search  —  After a short preview in September last year, and the small matter of getting acquired for $26.2 billion by Microsoft, today LinkedIn …
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Twitter says it beat “many” internal workplace diversity targets in 2016, including promoting minorities and women to leadership positions  —  Twitter's workforce is a little more diverse, but still predominantly white and male.  —  Most Silicon Valley tech companies have workforces …
Jez Corden / Windows Central:
Sources: Minecraft Pocket Edition will no longer receive updates for Windows mobile devices  —  We received a tip earlier today that Minecraft Pocket Edition will no longer be supported on Windows mobile devices.  —  Since receiving the tip, we have confirmed with sources familiar …
Sarah Frier / Bloomberg:
Sources: Zuckerberg has 12+ Facebook employees helping him with posts and comments on his Facebook page and professional photographers to snap personal moments  —  When Facebook went public five years ago, the world had a pretty vivid picture of who Mark Zuckerberg was.

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