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November 20, 2017, 11:45 AM

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Reuters:
Uber to buy 24K SUVs from Volvo equipped with autonomous technology in a non-exclusive deal from 2019 to 2021; Uber will add its own self-driving technology  —  STOCKHOLM/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Uber plans to buy up to 24,000 self-driving cars from Volvo, marking the transition of the U.S. firm …
Ron Amadeo / Ars Technica:
OnePlus 5T review: outstanding combination of specs and design for $500, Oxygen OS is good, but no water resistance and no MicroSD card support  —  OnePlus' $500 wonder makes us question why we'd ever pay $800 for a smartphone.  —  After launching the OnePlus 5 earlier this year …
Liana B. Baker / Reuters:
Marvell Technology has agreed to acquire Cavium for about $6B, as it seeks to expand in the networking equipment sector  —  (Reuters) - Chipmaker Marvell Technology Group Ltd (MRVL.O) has agreed to acquire smaller peer Cavium Inc (CAVM.O) for around $6 billion, as it seeks to expand …
Theodore Schleifer / Recode:
Though Steve Jurvetson hasn't faced public harassment allegations, he was asked to leave DFJ after firm caught him lying about personal misconduct, says source  —  Jurvetson was asked to leave because DFJ caught him lying about what it considered serious allegations, a source said.
Sara Fischer / Axios:
Bloomberg's new Twitter network will launch Dec 18; sources say it has already secured eight-figures in ad revenue for its first year  —  Bloomberg's new Twitter network will launch on Dec. 18 with six founding partners: Goldman Sachs, Infiniti, TD Ameritrade, CA Technologies, AT&T and CME Group — and more are in the works.
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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
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.

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