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January 11, 2018, 5:10 AM

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Wall Street Journal:
Senate Commerce Committee chairman John Thune sends Apple letter asking about iPhone performance throttling as Paris prosecutor's office confirms investigation  —  Sen. John Thune writes letter to Apple CEO Tim Cook; Paris prosecutor's office opens investigation
Natalie Jarvey / Hollywood Reporter:
YouTube says it is putting original projects with Logan Paul on hold and removes him from Google Preferred ad program after his video showing suicide victim  —  The video platform says it will not feature Paul in the fourth season of YouTube Red original comedy ‘Foursome.’
Ryan Mac / BuzzFeed:
Kodak now is not Kodak we knew, it's a shell of a bankrupt company that was worth $135M before blockchain announcements like KODAKCoin and KashMiner this week  —  The annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) can be a showcase of invention.  Each year, giant corporations from around the world flock …
Reuters:
South Korea says it is preparing a bill to ban cryptocurrency trading as authorities raid local exchanges like Coinone and Bithumb for alleged tax evasion  —  SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's largest cryptocurrency exchanges were raided by police and tax agencies this week for alleged tax evasion …
Cho Mu-Hyun / ZDNet:
Samsung says it will launch its flagship Galaxy S9 at Mobile World Congress in February and plans to launch its foldable phone sometime next year  —  Samsung Galaxy S9 will be unveiled at the Mobile World Congress in February, the company's mobile boss said, denying rumors of a CES 2018 unveiling.
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
Experts dispute WhatsApp's “end-to-end encryption” claim, saying confidentiality of group chat could be broken if servers were compromised  —  When WhatsApp added end-to-end encryption to every conversation for its billion users two years ago, the mobile messaging giant significantly raised …
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Facebook tests local news feature called Today In across six US cities, combining human curation and AI to surface news, events, and announcements in its app  —  Facebook is vetting local publishers that appear in this section.  —  Facebook wants to make it easier for people to find local news from vetted sources.
Joe Rossignol / MacRumors:
macOS versions after 10.12.6 include flaw that unlocks system preferences App Store menu with any password, if locked by admin; fix coming in macOS 10.13.3  —  A bug report submitted on Open Radar this week has revealed a security flaw in the current version of macOS High Sierra that allows …

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