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January 12, 2018, 6:35 PM

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Mike Isaac / New York Times:
Zuckerberg says News Feed will focus on what friends share, de-emphasize content from publishers and brands as it moves to favor interactions over passive posts  —  SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook introduced sweeping changes to the kinds of posts, videos and photos that its more than two billion members …
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Jason Koebler / Motherboard:
Facebook's News Feed changes are good for media industry in the long term; journalism engineered to be picked by an algorithm is not journalism, it's marketing  —  Thursday, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg told the New York Times that the social network will revamp its news feed to emphasize …
Reuters:
Intel says some data center customers using Broadwell and Haswell processors are reporting more system reboots after applying patch for Meltdown and Spectre  —  (Reuters) - Intel Corp on Thursday said that recently issued patches for flaws in its chips could cause computers using its older Broadwell …
Molly Hensley-Clancy / BuzzFeed:
Jeff Bezos says he and his wife will give $33M in scholarship money to DACA students  —  A day after Trump rejected a deal to preserve DACA, Jeff Bezos said he would make a major charitable donation to support DREAMers.  —  Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announced Friday that he would give $33 million …
Jake Smith / ZDNet:
IDC: PC shipments in Q4 2017 grew by 0.7% YoY to 70.6M units but declined by 0.2% to 259.5M units in full year 2017; HP and Apple saw 8.3% and 7.3% growth in Q4  —  Research firm IDC said PC market most stable since 2011, led by HP.  —  The PC market is beginning to show some signs of stabling …

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