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May 11, 2019, 2:05 PM

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Nick Clegg / New York Times:
Facebook responds to Chris Hughes, says it is not a monopoly and has robust competition in all areas it operates, reiterates its call for more regulation  —  Dismantling our company won't fix what's wrong with social media.  —  Mr. Clegg is Facebook's vice president for global affairs and communications.
Lauren Feiner / CNBC:
Uber closes down 7.6% on its first day of trading after raising $8.1B in its IPO, which valued the company at about $82.4B  —  - Uber debuted Friday on the New York Stock Exchange at $42 per share, trading under the symbol “UBER.”  —  Uber dropped 7.6% on its first day of trading on the New York Stock Exchange Friday.
Eric Newcomer / Bloomberg:
Heather Somerville / Reuters:
SEC approves the creation of the Long-Term Stock Exchange, or LTSE, a Silicon Valley-based national securities exchange proposed by Eric Ries  —  SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - U.S. regulators on Friday approved a new stock exchange that is the brainchild of a Silicon Valley entrepreneur …
Bryan Menegus / Gizmodo:
Tech activists are protesting Palantir's work with ICE by mass flagging “issues” with the company's most popular Github repositories  —  Tech activists continue to organize and win across many of the industry's biggest firms—and increasingly the online spaces tech workers gather …
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
In its lawsuit against Rankwave, Facebook alleges Rankwave misused Facebook data outside of the apps where it was collected and refused to comply with an audit  —  Facebook might have another Cambridge Analytica on its hands.  In a late Friday news dump,  —  TechCrunch has attained a copy …
Jessica Romero / Facebook:
Facebook sues Rankwave, a South Korean data analytics company with apps on Facebook, says Rankwave didn't cooperate with efforts to verify policy compliance  —  Today Facebook filed a lawsuit in California state court against Rankwave, a South Korean data analytics company that ran apps on the Facebook platform.
Eugene Kim / CNBC:
Amazon has been mistakenly taking down ads with religious content, causing some sellers of religious products to lose sales  —  KEY POINTS  — Amazon told some sellers that it is now blocking ads containing language about religion, after updating its ad policy.
More: Engadget
Simina Pasat / The GitHub Blog:
GitHub unveils GitHub Package Registry, a package management service that supports npm, Maven, RubyGems, NuGet, and Docker, available today in limited beta  —  Today, we're excited to introduce GitHub Package Registry, a package management service that makes it easy to publish public or private packages next to your source code.
Bernhard Warner / The Atlantic:
Algorithms used to take down “terrorist” videos are deleting evidence of war crimes and could hinder efforts to bring human-rights abusers to justice  —  Algorithms that take down “terrorist” videos could hamstring efforts to bring human-rights abusers to justice.  —  Journalist based in Rome

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