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January 15, 2018, 4:20 PM

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Chaim Gartenberg / The Verge:
Apple's CarPlay is finally coming to select new Toyota and Lexus vehicles, as the automaker eases its stance on exclusively using its own infotainment systems  —  But there's still no sign of Android Auto  —  Toyota's new 2019 Avalon was just announced at the 2018 North American International Auto Show …
Fred Vogelstein / Wired:
Facebook's head of News Feed Adam Mosseri says the recently announced overhaul, designed to help people better connect, will result in less video appearing  —  Facebook on Thursday announced sweeping changes to the way it plans to manage the newsfeed, the front door to the service for its 2 billion monthly users.
Nellie Bowles / New York Times:
Inside the community of early cryptocurrency investors, now multimillionaires, and how they manage newfound riches and the explosion of interest in the industry  —  SAN FRANCISCO — Recently the founder of something called Ripple briefly became richer than Mark Zuckerberg.
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Telegram plans to raise $1.2B in its ICO, starting with a $600M pre-sale, and to rival Ethereum with its Telegram Open Network platform, company documents show  —  We have even more information about messaging app Telegram's plans for cashing in on its popularity within the crypto community …

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