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November 11, 2019, 10:35 AM

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Sources: Apple is aiming to release an AR headset in 2022 and a sleeker pair of AR glasses by 2023  —  At an internal October meeting, Apple executives shared the company's product roadmap for two augmented reality devices.  The stakes for the closely-watched products are sky-high as Apple hunts …
Axios:
Uber's CEO, in an interview covering Saudi funding, called Khashoggi's murder a “mistake” which the Saudis are taking “seriously”; he later expressed regret  —  Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi told “Axios on HBO” that the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi was “a mistake” …
Steve O'Hear / TechCrunch:
Voi Technology, a Sweden-based scooter-sharing startup which operates in a 38 cities across 10 European countries, raises $85M Series B  —  Voi Technology, the “micro-mobility” startup that operates an e-scooter service in a 38 cities across 10 European countries, has raised an $85 million in Series B funding.
Bloomberg:
NY regulator launches a probe into Goldman Sachs after a viral tweet alleges gender discrimination in the Apple Card's algorithms when determining credit limits  —  - Tech entrepreneur alleged inherent bias in algorithms for card  — The card is part of Goldman's new main street business lines
Wall Street Journal:
Tencent, the world's largest videogame company by revenue, is looking to make more console games for US users by leveraging its partnership with Nintendo  —  World's biggest videogame maker seeks a greater U.S. presence with more console games designed for American gamers
Paris Martineau / Wired:
How Jersey City, one of the first municipalities to legalize Airbnb, passed strict short-term rent regulations despite a $4M+ Airbnb-funded opposition campaign  —  The company spent more than $4 million opposing new rules that crack down on short-term rentals, echoing its tactics in other cities.
Ben Fox Rubin / CNET:
Frank Chaparro / The Block:
Intercontinental Exchange's Bakkt launches its institutional custody business, after getting approval from NY regulators  —  Bakkt, the cryptocurrency venture backed by Intercontinental Exchange, announced Monday the launch of its institutional custody business.
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