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December 14, 2017, 4:40 PM

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Cecilia Kang / New York Times:
FCC votes to dismantle Obama administration's net neutrality rules in a 3-2 vote; Ajit Pai says rollback is “helping consumers and promoting competition”  —  WASHINGTON — The Federal Communications Commission voted on Thursday to dismantle landmark rules regulating the businesses …
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Nilay Patel / The Verge:
The inability of Ajit Pai and Republican FCC commissioners to make a fact-based case for repeal of popular net neutrality rules will be a problem for GOP  —  Killing net neutrality isn't just bad policy, it's bad politics  —  Well, it happened.  —  Republican Ajit Pai's FCC voted 3-2 …
Ben Fox Rubin / CNET:
Amazon says it will start selling Apple TV and Google Chromecast again, two years after removing them  —  Amazon to start selling Apple TV and Google Chromecast  —  The e-commerce powerhouse adds five Apple TV and Chromecast devices to its online store, offering an olive branch to both Google and Apple.
Samuel Axon / Ars Technica:
A look at how creatives, software developers, and third-party applications could take advantage of the new iMac Pro, which goes on sale today  —  How will creatives and pros put those specs to good use?  —  Apple's goal with professional hardware has always been to inspire creatives and developers to produce new things.
Dan Primack / Axios:
Shervin Pishevar says he has resigned from Sherpa Capital effective immediately  —  Venture capitalist Shervin Pishevar has left Sherpa Ventures, the San Francisco-based firm he co-founded in 2013, following multiple allegations of sexual harassment.  He has denied all of the claims …
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook confirms it will stop subsidies for Facebook Live publishers, encouraging them to use mid-roll ads, and says pre-roll ads are coming to Watch  —  Everyone's least favorite ads are coming to Facebook, but six-second pre-rolls will only appear on original Watch tab videos you purposefully view and not in the News Feed.
Sarah Knapton / Telegraph:
Google AI team helps NASA identify a new planet in the Kepler-90 star system, found with the aid of a neural network using data from the Kepler Space Telescope  —  Google has previously discovered lost tribes, missing ships and even an forgotten forest.  But now it has also found two entire planets.
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat:
Microsoft releases rebuilt Mixer live streaming app on Android and iOS with a redesign and more  —  Microsoft's Mixer division is launching its Mixer livestreaming app for Android and iOS today.  —  The company said the new app is the result of a full redesign, directly shaped by community feedback …
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Snap launches Lens Studio, a Mac and Windows app that lets users build their own AR lenses  —  Let a thousand hot dogs bloom  —  Snap's second official app is a tool that lets you design and build augmented reality lenses for Snapchat.  The company today announced Lens Studio, a design app for Mac and Windows desktop computers.

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