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November 30, 2017, 2:45 AM

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Jordan Novet / CNBC:
Amazon debuts AWS AI services Amazon Comprehend, which analyzes sentiment, phrases in text; Amazon Transcribe, supporting English, Spanish; and Amazon Translate  —  - Amazon Web Services is coming out with new tools for recognizing people and other content in videos, converting recorded audio into text …
Blair Hanley Frank / VentureBeat:
Amazon debuts AWS graph database service called Amazon Neptune, an Aurora Serverless offering for more efficient computing, and new backup feature for DynamoDB  —  Amazon Web Services updated its portfolio of database services today to provide customers with increased reliability, scale, and ease of use.
Taylor Soper / GeekWire:
Amazon unveils AWS DeepLens, a camera meant for developers that uses AI to take better photos, available for pre-order today for $249  —  Amazon's newest hardware product is meant to help developers run deep learning and image recognition models directly from a video camera.
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Interview with Bahtiyar Duysak, the Twitter contractor who deactivated Trump's account earlier this month, who calls the incident a “mistake”  —  s Twitter tries to figure out how to lock down the parts of its platform that enable harassment, as well as the spread of misleading information …
Zac Hall / 9to5Mac:
Apple releases macOS High Sierra security fix for critical root vulnerability, says it's auditing its development processes to prevent future flaws  —  If you're running macOS High Sierra, it's time to update your Mac as soon as possible.  Apple has released a security update that addresses …
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
YouTube announces Reels, a version of the Stories format available in a separate tab that lets creators post shorter videos, available in beta  —  Even YouTube is adding Stories.  The popular format introduced by Snapchat, then adopted by Instagram, Skype, Facebook, Messenger and even some dating apps …
Alana Wise / Reuters:
Pilots union says a computer glitch on bidding system for holidays means 15K+ American Airlines flights between December 17-31 have no pilot  —  NEW YORK (Reuters) - Thousands of December flights on American Airlines (AAL.O) do not yet have pilots scheduled to work because of a system scheduling error …
Jayadevan PK / FactorDaily:
Google announces Datally, an Android app for monitoring and managing the amount of mobile data consumed by apps at a granular level  —  Internet giant Google's search for next billion users in markets like India is picking up pace.  The latest in a series of apps launched by the company …
Evan Spiegel / Axios:
Evan Spiegel says social media fueled fake news and Snapchat is “separating the social from the media” in its upcoming redesign  —  The personalized newsfeed revolutionized the way people share and consume content.  But let's be honest: this came at a huge cost to facts, our minds and the entire media industry.
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Russell Brandom / The Verge:
US court orders Coinbase to give IRS details of users who moved $20K+ through their accounts within a year between 2013-2015; Coinbase says ~14K users affected  —  Anyone moving more than $20,000 on the platform is subject to the new order  —  Today, Coinbase suffered a major defeat …
Becky Peterson / Business Insider:
Winklevoss' Gemini exchange and Coinbase suffer extended service outages, citing “all-time high traffic”; bitcoin dropped to $9.4K from all time high of ~$11.4K  —  - Two of the biggest cryptocurrency exchanges, Coinbase and Gemini, crashed on Wednesday morning …
Kate Conger / Gizmodo:
Uber: whistleblower whose letter was entered as evidence in Waymo case tried to extort firm, settled for $4.5M, now works as consultant for Uber's investigation  —  The drama surrounding an explosive letter written by former Uber employee Richard Jacobs keeps heating up …

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