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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.
CNBC:
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.
HBR.org:
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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