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January 13, 2018, 12:05 AM

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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 …
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 …
Mike Isaac / New York Times:
Christopher Palmeri / Bloomberg:
Disney cites conflicts of interest with Facebook, Twitter as reason for Sandberg, Dorsey not seeking board re-election; Oracle co-CEO Safra Catz joining Feb. 1  —  Disney cites difficulty avoiding conflicts of interest  —  Smith, Matschullat also leaving because of age, term limits
Lucas Matney / TechCrunch:
Apple says email to users with Apple IDs outside of China informing them that their iCloud data would be moved to a Chinese company's servers was sent in error  —  Apple says that an email sent to users with Apple IDs with locations not set to China that their iCloud data was being moved …
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
In an email to users, Google says it is deprecating Chrome Supervised Users, its parental controls feature for Chrome, starting this week  —  Google is preparing to launch a new set of parental control features for users of its Chrome browser.  The announcement was made in an email sent …
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