September 10, 2018, 6:50 AM

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Saheli Roy Choudhury / CNBC:
Alibaba announces Jack Ma will remain executive chairman for a year, and CEO Daniel Zhang will take over as chairman on September 10, 2019  —  - Alibaba said on Monday that CEO Daniel Zhang will take over as chairman of the board in a year, succeeding current executive chairman Jack Ma.
Guilherme Rambo / 9to5Mac:
Trend Micro apps including Dr. Unarchiver, the 12th most popular free app in Mac App Store, found to steal and upload sensitive info including browsing history  —  When you give an app access to your home directory on macOS, even if it's an app from the Mac App Store, you should think twice about doing it.
Survey of 1,000+ C-level execs finds the majority view lack of access to software developers as a bigger threat to success than lack of access to capital  —  - A majority of companies say lack of access to software developers is a bigger threat to success than lack of access to capital.
BuzzFeed News:
How WhatsApp's popularity in India has fundamentally changed communication norms, exacerbating misinformation sharing, as many only get news through the app  —  In July, residents of a rural Indian town saw rumors of child kidnappers on WhatsApp.  Then they beat five strangers to death.
Google Fiber looks like a failure, but it changed the nature of competition in internet infrastructure and accelerated incumbent broadband investments by years  —  In 2010, Google rocked the $60 billion broadband industry by announcing plans to deploy fiber-based home internet service …
More: Axios
Bennett Bennett / The Drum:
Interview with Flipboard CEO Mike McCue on fake news, ad products, algorithms, inspiration, and having a strong identity  —  Flipboard, the news curation platform, has aggregated stories from The New York Times to Vanity Fair to The Drum on mobile and its web client for over eight years.

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