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October 14, 2018, 3:46 AM

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Guy Rosen / Facebook:
First results of breach investigation: large-scale attack on Sept. 14-27 accessed info of ~29M people; other Facebook apps or third-party apps not affected  —  We have been working around the clock to investigate the security issue we discovered and fixed two weeks ago so we can help people understand …
Anand Giridharadas / New York Times:
If Silicon Valley is sincere about “changing the world”, it should return Saudi billions until alleged murder of Jamal Khashoggi has been suitably investigated  —  Technology companies can no longer turn a blind eye to the human rights abuses of one of their largest investors.
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Screenshots in Messenger's Android code suggest Facebook is testing an “unsend” feature it promised after getting caught removing Zuckerberg's sent messages  —  In April, TechCrunch broke the news that some of Mark Zuckerberg's Facebook messages were deleted from recipients' inboxes …
Megan Rose Dickey / TechCrunch:
Court denies Lime's request for a temporary restraining order to block Skip and Scoot from deploying their electric scooters in San Francisco on Monday  —  A judge today denied Lime's request for a temporary restraining order that would block Skip and Scoot from deploying their electric scooters in San Francisco on Monday.
Garrett M. Graff / Wired:
How US got China to scale back cyber espionage in 2015 by publicly charging Chinese hackers, arresting a spy in Canada, and taking a firm stance in negotiations  —  For years, China has systematically looted American trade secrets.  Here's the messy inside story of how DC got Beijing to clean up its act for a while.
Michael Joseph Gross / The Atlantic:
Inside DARPA's neurotechnology research program for healing and enhancement of the human body and mind through neural implants and brain-machine interfaces  —  I. Who Could Object?  —  “Tonight I would like to share with you an idea that I am extremely passionate about,” the young man said.

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Zoho:
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Intel:
The Future of Gaming is About More Than Just Processors  —  When it comes to making the PC the best place to play, you have to give developers the tools they need, provide real world performance and anticipate what's next.

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