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November 20, 2017, 1:00 AM

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Chance Miller / 9to5Mac:
iMac Pro to feature A10 Fusion coprocessor, which could be used for always-on “Hey Siri”, BridgeOS 2.0 code from Apple shows  —  Update: Leaked screens from BridgeOS confirm ‘Hey Siri’ for Mac … The HomePod may be delayed, but we have still have the launch of the iMac Pro to look forward to before the end of the year.
Harry McCracken / Fast Company:
How The Washington Post built Arc, its suite of digital publishing tools, and started offering the software to other newsrooms as a paid service  —  The newspaper created a platform to tackle its own challenges.  Then, with Amazon-like spirit, it realized there was a business in helping other publishers do the same.
Jason Del Rey / Recode:
Stitch Fix CEO Katrina Lake is the first woman to lead a US tech IPO this year; she built a profitable business with nearly $1B revenue in under 6 years  —  Founder and CEO Katrina Lake is the first woman to take an internet company public this year.  —  On the day Stitch Fix publicly filed paperwork …
Daniel Mützel / Motherboard:
Norwegian hacker Einar Otto Stangvik on how he exposed Childs Play, a dark web pedophile forum that was hosted by Australian Police as part of a sting operation  —  ByDaniel Mützeltranslated byDaniel Stächelin  —  Einar Otto Stangvik talks with us about online child pornography …
Mike Masnick / Techdirt:
DoD's CENTCOM found hosting at least 1.8B posts of scraped internet content from last 8 years on open AWS server  —  There are two big WTFs in this story.  First, the Defense Departments Central Command (Centcom) was collecting tons of data on social media posts... and then the bigger one …
Jeff Bercovici / Inc.com:
How Topix pivoted to pay platforms for traffic to its slideshows, quizzes, and other evergreen content, earning $5M on $36M in revenues in '16 with 29 employees  —  Topix CEO Chris Tolles explains how he stopped worrying and learned to love the platforms.  —  San Francisco bureau chief, Inc. @jeffbercovici
Mihir Dalal / Livemint:
Xiaomi says it will invest up to $1B in 100 Indian startups over the next five years to create an ecosystem of apps around its smartphone brand  —  Xiaomi will invest $1 billion in 100 Indian startups over the next 5 years to create an ecosystem of apps around its smartphone brand, says CEO Lei Jun
Kif Leswing / Business Insider:
How Apple is redesigning the Genius Bar as “Genius Grove” to ease strain on Geniuses, serve customers faster, and alleviate overcrowding in its stores  —  - Apple stores have become overcrowded in recent years as the company has become more popular and successful.
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Reuters:
3+ years after the demise of Mt. Gox, its customers still haven't received a cent, as the failed Bitcoin exchange remains stuck in a morass of litigation  —  More than three years after the demise of the Mt. Gox exchange, its customers still haven't received a crypto cent.  Here's why.

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