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September 5, 2017, 2:25 PM

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Nat Levy / GeekWire:
Many tech firms, including Microsoft, Facebook, Apple, IBM, and Google, express disappointment in Trump's decision to end DACA immigration program  —  The tech industry and the Trump administration are clashing again, after Attorney General Jeff Sessions this morning announced plans to end …
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
YouTube updates iOS app, letting users with 100+ subscribers live stream what's on their iPhone's screen, following Android version  —  YouTube today is rolling out several features to make itself more appealing to live streamers, including video game streamers, as the battle with rivals …
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Xiaomi partners with Google to launch mid-range $234 Mi A1 handset as part of Android One initiative in 40 markets, starting in India  —  Chinese smartphone giant Xiaomi has launched its first Android One device in partnership with Google.  —  The Mi A1 is the latest in a line of Android …
Deepa Seetharaman / Wall Street Journal:
WhatsApp to eventually charge businesses for some features in new chat tools it's testing, says COO Matt Idema; users must opt-in to be contacted by a business  —  Two new business tools reflect a different approach to monetization than other Facebook products
John Lanchester / London Review of Books:
An in-depth critique of Facebook and how its quest for growth and monetization shapes and distorts company's stated mission of simply connecting people  —  At the end of June, Mark Zuckerberg announced that Facebook had hit a new level: two billion monthly active users.
Ben Court / Men's Health:
Inside Apple's exercise lab, where the company says it has collected fitness data from over 10,000 participants to optimize Watch's fitness-focused algorithms  —  he Tesla jam out front, the bike commuters riding one-handed while clutching MacBooks, the Apple Watches on everyone's wrists …
Tony Romm / Recode:
Interview with Reid Hoffman, a vocal Trump opponent and Hillary Clinton supporter, on his recent political activism, including giving millions to candidates  —  Inside the tech mogul's 2017 political playbook for funding candidates, causes and companies.  —  It began with a simple card trick.
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