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November 15, 2017, 12:35 PM

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Nick Zakrasek / The Keyword:
Google updates its job search with estimated salary ranges, a better location filter, the ability to save individual jobs, and more  —  To help the millions of people who turn to Google to start their job search, we worked with leaders across the industry to introduce a new experience earlier this year.
Fred Wilson / AVC:
The provision in the Senate Tax Reform Bill that would have taxed stock options and RSUs upon vesting has been dropped  —  I just saw this on my twitter: … This means that the Senate has now made the tax reform bill a win for those who work in startups instead of a loss.
Ben Popper / The Verge:
Kickstarter debuts Drip, a service that lets fans subscribe to their favorite creators, in limited beta; sources says 7 out of 8 top execs have left since July  —  When Kickstarter launched in 2009, there was nothing quite like it: a platform where creators could launch a project with a funding goal …
Reuters:
Sources: Amazon has scrapped plans for a skinny bundle streaming service combining US broadcast and cable networks, as it believes it won't make enough money  —  NEW YORK/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) has scrapped plans to launch an online streaming service bundling popular U.S. broadcast …
Stevan Dojcinovic / New York Times:
Serbian journalist says Facebook testing a split News Feed for Pages and friends was ill-conceived in a fledging democracy as it stifles independent media  —  BELGRADE, Serbia — My country, Serbia, has become an unwilling laboratory for Facebook's experiments on user behavior …
Aditya Kalra / Reuters:
Sources: Apple agrees to give limited help to Indian government to develop anti-spam iOS app, after refusing to do so for over a year, citing privacy concerns  —  NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Apple Inc has agreed to give limited help to the Indian government to develop an anti-spam mobile application …
Laura Shin / Forbes:
Square Cash is testing cryptocurrency support by letting a small number of users buy and sell Bitcoin directly in the app  —  Some customers of Square's Cash app have gotten a surprise in the past week.  —  The app, which is used for payments between friends and is a competitor to Venmo …
Steven Scheer / Reuters:
Chairman of Israel's Tax Authority says Israel will send tax bills to Facebook and Google “within a year”, joining EU efforts to tax multinational companies  —  JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel is planning to send tax bills within a year to internet companies Google and Facebook …
Tim Ahmann / Reuters:
US ITC says it has launched a probe into allegations of patent infringement by Apple on various devices including Macs, iPhones, iPads, iPods, and Apple TVs  —  WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. International Trade Commission said on Tuesday it had launched an investigation into allegations …

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