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December 8, 2018, 9:35 PM

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Nikhilesh De / CoinDesk:
Coinbase adds Civic, district0x, Loom Network, and Decentraland to its Coinbase Pro trading platform and is considering 27 other tokens  —  UPDATE, 12/7/18 18:00 UTC: Four hours after announcing the list, Coinbase Pro said it was launching support for Civic, District0x, Loom Network and Decentraland's tokens.
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Uber has confidentially filed for an IPO; filing indicates it could go public as soon as the first quarter of 2019  —  The filing indicates a public listing could come in early 2019, pitting the ride-hailing service against rival Lyft  —  Uber Technologies Inc. filed paperwork confidentially …
Kate Conger / New York Times:
Canada's DOJ argues Huawei CFO committed fraud by misrepresenting a Huawei subsidiary as an independent company, tricking US banks into violating Iran sanctions  —  VANCOUVER, British Columbia — The reasons that the United States asked the Canadian authorities to arrest a top executive …
Mix / The Next Web:
Researchers: 415,000+ routers from around the world, including a majority from MikroTik, have been infected with malware to mine CoinHive, Omine, and CoinImp  —  Researchers have discovered over 415,000 routers across the globe have been infected with malware designed to steal their computing power and secretly mine cryptocurrency.
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Epic's PC and Mac games store, announced earlier this week, is live with Epic's own Fortnite and Unreal Tournament, Supergiant Games' Hades, with more to come  —  It's a busy week for Epic Games .  Fresh from pushing out a major season 7 update for Fortnite, so the gaming giant has taken the wraps off its own games store.
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Sources: Apple acquired Platoon, a UK-based startup that uses analytics to source talent like musicians and writers to produce, distribute, and sell their work  —  Spotify has made some significant moves to bypass record labels and work directly with artists, and there are signs that Apple …
Mike Masnick / Techdirt:
Facebook bans sexual solicitation including vague suggestive statements, sexualized slang, and using sexual hints such as mentioning sexual preference  —  Well, well.  As we've covered for a while now, FOSTA became law almost entirely because Facebook did an about-face on its position on the law …

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