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July 13, 2018, 9:10 AM

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Charlie Warzel / BuzzFeed:
During an event Facebook billed as “a presentation about our work to prevent the spread of false news”, News Feed head defended keeping InfoWars on the platform  —  Facebook says it knows the truth is messy; what it doesn't know is how to clean up all the fake news it is helping to spread.
Chloe Aiello / CNBC:
Apple, in partnership with several of its suppliers, announces the China Clean Energy Fund, a $300M fund for investing in renewable energy projects in China  —  - Apple in partnership with several of its suppliers announced on Thursday a $300 million fund for investing in renewable energy projects in China.
Bloomberg:
Sources: Adobe plans to unveil the full version of Photoshop for iPad at its annual MAX creative conference in October and release it in 2019  —  - Users in media, entertainment want to edit work ‘on the fly’  — Long-term effort will spread to other Adobe programs later
Christine Wang / CNBC:
Court filing: Justice Department will appeal Time Warner-AT&T merger approval  —  The Justice Department will appeal the AT&T-Time Warner merger approval, according to a court document filed Thursday.  In June, a federal judge ruled that the $85.4 billion deal was legal and imposed no conditions on the merger.
Khari Johnson / VentureBeat:
Microsoft debuts free version of Microsoft Teams with team storage capped at 10GB, and Microsoft 365 launches live events with facial recognition and more  —  Microsoft 365 can now host live events, and the new service comes equipped with AI-powered features such as facial recognition …
CNBC:
After members of cancer-focused “closed” Facebook group found marketers could download their personal info via now-disabled Chrome plugin, FB makes site changes  —  - The leader of a private Facebook group for women with the BRCA gene became alarmed after discovering a Chrome plug …
Romain Dillet / TechCrunch:
Robinhood is expanding its cryptocurrency trading product, currently available in 17 US states, with two new coin listings, Litecoin and Bitcoin Cash  —  Fintech startup Robinhood is expanding its cryptocurrency trading product with two new token listings.  Users in selected states can now trade Litecoin and Bitcoin Cash from the app.
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